Storage & Distribution Managers


Plan, direct, or coordinate the storage or distribution operations within an organization or the activities of organizations that are engaged in storing or distributing materials or products.
Also called: Distribution Center Manager, Distribution Manager, Terminal Manager, Warehouse Manager

Knowledge:

    Transportation
  • movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road
    Business
  • customer service
  • management
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    Resource Management
  • selecting and managing the best workers for a job
  • making spending decisions and keeping track of what is spent

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • read and understand what is written
  • communicate by speaking
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • order or arrange things

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Attention to Detail
  • Leadership
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Adaptability/Flexibility

Technology:

    Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software
  • Catalyst International CatalystConnect
  • IBM i2 Transportation Manager
    Inventory management software
  • Aljex Inventory
  • Iptor Supply Chain
    Analytical or scientific software
  • Integrated Decision Support Netwise Enterprise
  • Integrated Decision Support Netwise Frontline

Education:

    bachelor's degree
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