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The A-Z of Careers and Jobs, 21st Edition by Susan Hodgson

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WAREHOUSE WORK

Warehouses play a key role in the supply chain, for retail, wholesale and online delivery companies. All kinds of goods pass through warehouses, from components for manufacturers, to fresh and frozen foods, wine, furniture and electronic goods. In fact anything you buy or own has probably spent some of its life in a warehouse somewhere.

Warehouse manager

Working as a warehouse manager you would be responsible for every aspect of the operation. You would have to negotiate with suppliers and customers to ensure the appropriate goods were stored and dispatched at the right time. You would have to allocate storage space for goods. You would have to pay great attention to health and safety of other staff, but also be responsible ...

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