The average salary for a Distribution Manager in South Africa is R348,932.
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Job Description for Distribution Manager
Distribution managers are responsible for the day-to-day tasks related to shipping large quantities of goods. Companies of all types require the services of a distribution manager, from the food industry to electronics. The work of a distribution manager typically includes monitoring large amounts of inventory for quality and quantity, overseeing warehouses and teams of warehouse workers, and meeting the demands of customers. Distribution managers work closely with warehouse supervisors to ens…Read more
Distribution Manager Tasks
- Manage day-to-day and strategic operations at distribution center or warehouse.
- Write and track invoices, manifests, and issues with delivery or transportation.
- Coordinate inbound and outbound freight, and track product movement and inventory.
- Manage employee schedules, assignments, evaluations, and compliance.
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Popular Skills for Distribution Manager
Skills in Operations Management, Inventory Management and Inventory Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Logistics.
Pay by Experience Level for Distribution Manager
An entry-level Distribution Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R250,000 based on 6 salaries. An early career Distribution Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R262,981 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Distribution Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R409,756 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Distribution Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R521,000 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R849,528.
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