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Purchasing and supply logistics clerks

Purchasing and supply logistics clerks prepare and process orders for goods and services, monitor stock levels and supply sources and maintain stock and inventory levels, record and coordinate the flow of materials between departments, prepare production schedules, and administer and coordinate storage and distribution operations within organisations.

What do purchasing and supply logistics clerks do?

  • request supplies and send orders to production departments and other firms
  • receive and check purchase requests against inventory records and stock on hand and confirm completion of orders
  • examine orders, compile data for production schedules, check inventories and prepare delivery schedules
  • investigate and identify supply sources and prepare and process purchase orders
  • provide price and other information about goods to prospective customers
  • establish and coordinate the procedures for receiving, handling, storing and shipping goods


projected job openings


qualified full-time wage


employed full-time

Ways to get started

Ways to get started