Responsibilities within Supply Chain roles include liaising with a broad supplier database to discuss and manage current or upcoming contracts. You will have great organisation and planning skills, in order to manage the most efficient and cost-effective way for goods to be transported from the supplier and to distribution warehouses.
As a Supply Chain professional you require to be proficient in tracking multiple shipments to ensure good are received in a timely manner. In addition to day-to-day management of transport logistics and liaison with various suppliers, Supply Chain individuals are also responsible for reviewing the success of current procedures, whilst identifying ways in which they can be improved to provide a more efficient service.
Another key responsibility of Supply Chain management is to regularly monitor the overall performance of the team to ensure deadlines are met, combined with relevant training or recruitment requirements when necessary.
How do I secure a role within Supply Chain Logistics?
Supply Chain professionals usually secure a role within this field by completing a relevant university course, which could be a focus on Supply Chain Management or similar, such as Transport or Business Management. You may also be able to source an apprenticeship in order to secure a position within Supply Chain Logistics, where you will receive on the job training and qualification on completion.
Contact the Distribution Division Team
Email the Distribution Division at email@example.com.