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What do supply and distribution managers do?

  • determine, implement and monitor purchasing, storage and distribution strategies, policies and plans and negotiate contracts with suppliers to meet quality, cost and delivery requirements
  • prepare and implement plans to maintain required stock levels at minimum cost, and monitor and review storage and inventory systems to meet supply requirements
  • operate recording systems to track all movements of supplies and finished goods
  • work with other departments and customers on their requirements
  • oversee the recording of purchase, storage and distribution transactions
  • direct staff activities and monitor their performance

Low

projected job openings

$78-$91k

qualified full-time wage

93%

employed full-time

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