Business managers specializing in logistics, inventory, distribution, and transportation are responsible for overseeing, planning, and executing the delivery of their company's goods and services to clients in an efficient and timely manner. These managers' responsibilities include overseeing all personnel in transportation and ensuring delivery plans are properly executed; this often includes route planning, so understanding the geography of relevant routes is essential. Responsibilities also include allocating funding and resources, as well as monitoring costs and negotiating contracts. Additionally, this manager must keep track of inventory and requests. They should also have strong communication skills to effectively communicate with clients, employees, and businesses.
Business Manager, Logistics / Inventory / Distribution / Transportation Tasks
Coordinate inbound and outbound freight, and track product movement and inventory.
Manage employee schedules, assignments, evaluations, and compliance.
Manage day-to-day and strategic operations at distribution center or warehouse.
Write and track invoices, manifests, and issues with delivery or transportation.