Review or update supply chain practices in accordance with new or changing environmental policies, standards, regulations, or laws.
-Select transportation routes to maximize economy by combining shipments or consolidating warehousing and distribution.
-Diagram supply chain models to help facilitate discussions with customers.
- Develop material costs forecasts or standard cost lists.
-Assess appropriate material handling equipment needs and staffing levels to load, unload, move, or store materials.
-Meet with suppliers to discuss performance metrics, to provide performance feedback, or to discuss production forecasts or changes.
-Negotiate prices and terms with suppliers, vendors, or freight forwarders.
-Collaborate with other departments, such as procurement, engineering, and quality assurance, to identify or qualify new suppliers.
-Develop procedures for coordination of supply chain management with other functional areas, such as sales, marketing,
finance, production, or quality assurance.