Distribution Warehouse Manager

Direct and coordinate activities of wholesaler's distribution warehouse.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $81,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Distribution Warehouse Managers do?

Directs and coordinates activities of wholesaler’s distribution warehouse: Reviews bills of lading for incoming merchandise and customer orders in order to plan work activities. Assigns workers to specific duties, such as verifying amounts of and storing incoming merchandise and assembling customer orders for delivery. Establishes operational procedures for verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, handling and disposition of merchandise, and keeping of warehouse inventory. Coordinates activities of distribution warehouse with activities of sales, record control, and purchasing departments to ensure availability of merchandise. Directs reclamation of damaged merchandise.

Should I be a Distribution Warehouse Manager?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Dock Operations Manager, Manager, Distribution Warehouse, Warehouse Foreman

    How to Become a
    Distribution Warehouse Manager

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