Supervisors, Recording, Distributing and Scheduling Occupations - What They Do

Supervisors of supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers in the following minor group: Supply chain logistics, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations (152). They are employed throughout the public and private sectors.

Job duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Co-ordinate, assign and review the work of clerks engaged in the following duties: shipping, receiving, storing, distributing and maintaining inventories of materials, parts and products; processing purchasing transactions; co-ordinating production work; dispatching crews; scheduling transportation crews and routes; operating airport ramp servicing vehicles; and other related activities
  • Plan, organize and oversee operational logistics of the organization, establish work schedules and procedures, resolve work-related issues, prepare and submit progress and other reports and co-ordinate activities with other supply-chain work units or departments
  • Train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
  • Requisition supplies and materials
  • Ensure smooth operation of computer systems, equipment and machinery and arrange for maintenance and repair work
  • May perform the same duties as workers supervised.

Job titles

  • head dispatcher
  • head shipper
  • inventory control supervisor
  • supply control co-ordinator
  • production clerks supervisor
  • ramp services supervisor - airport
  • supervisor, receiving
  • parts service supervisor
  • dispatch logistician
  • logistics supervisor - transportation
  • freight forwarding logistician
  • flight crew scheduling supervisor
Employment Requirements

This is what you typically need for the job:

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • Several years of experience in the occupation supervised are usually required.

Essential Skills


  • Co-ordinating and Organizing
  • Supervising


  • Analyzing Information
  • Planning


  • Teaching and Training

Information Handling

  • Processing Information