Skip to main content

Supply, distribution and procurement managers

Supply and distribution managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the supply, storage and distribution of goods produced by organisations.

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


projected job openings


qualified full-time wage


employed full-time

Ways to get started

Ways to get started