Storage and Distribution Managers

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What do they do?

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 known as:

Cold Storage Supervisor, Distribution Center Manager, Distribution Manager, Load Out Supervisor, Shipping Manager, Shipping Supervisor, Terminal Manager, Warehouse Manager, Warehouse Operations Manager, Warehouse Supervisor

Typical Wages

Annual wages for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers in United States

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers is projected to grow 2 percent from 2018 to 2028, more slowly than average compared to all occupations.

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Projected Employment

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Projected Employment Rankings For Virginia:

  • 2.3%

    Percent Change

    Ranks #27 in job growth rate
  • 200

    Annual Projected Job Openings

    Ranks #19 in net job growth
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Typical College Majors

Majors that prepare Storage and Distribution Managers:

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Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (0.6%)
  • Master's degree (6.7%)
  • Bachelor's degree (23.4%)
  • Associate's degree (8.5%)
  • Some college, no degree (26.5%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (28.2%)
  • Less than high school diploma (6.2%)

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Skills

People in this career often have these skills:

  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Transportation - Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Personnel and Human Resources - Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Supervise employees.
  • Implement organizational process or policy changes.
  • Develop safety standards, policies, or procedures.
  • Inspect condition or functioning of facilities or equipment.
  • Purchase materials, equipment, or other resources.
  • Resolve customer complaints or problems.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 24.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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