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Job openings in the Delivery & Distribution industry are expected to be numerous because the industry is very large and turnover is relatively high.

Employment growth will stem from an expanding global economy and increased spending on the Nation's infrastructure, such as highways and bridges. Job openings for Indian Professionals, will continue to rise, due to increases in buying over the Internet, which will result in more shipments, increase in importance of same-day delivery and increasing volume of parcels, business documents and promotional materials.

Career Opportunities
The various career options available in this industry, includes:

Administrative Assistant
Assists executive management in all areas. Duties include word processing of letters, memos, reports, etc. Maintains records and composes routine correspondence.

Accounts Payable
Responsible for checking, verification and processing of invoices for payment. Duties include checking for proper approvals; entering and scheduling invoices for payment.

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Customer Service
Acts in a supporting role to the outside sales force. Duties include entering orders into computer system, collection of past due accounts, entering quotations, drafting letters, and assisting outside sales personnel.

Responsible for safe and efficient delivery of product to customers. Duties include delivery of product to customers in accordance with established routing; verification of merchandise delivered against packing slip and receipt of signed documentation to verify delivery.

Responsible for directing the company's accounting and budgetary control policies and functions.

Information Systems
Responsible for all corporate information systems. Determines information needs and develops overall strategy.

Office Management
Responsible for planning, directing and managing office personnel.

Responsible for the presentation and promotion of services to clients.

Warehouse/Order Fulfillment

Responsible for all receiving, put-away, order picking, and shipping duties. - Receiving activities include unloading of incoming trucks, checking for damage, and verifying order quantity against pack slip.
- Put-away duties include placing merchandise in proper stocking location.

Warehouse Management
Responsible for managing and controlling warehouse and driving activities to ensure the most efficient and economical utilization of storage facilities and delivery fleet.

The requirement of the employers differs in accordance with the respective job profile. A graduate degree, computer knowledge, communication skills and interpersonal skills are considered as the most common requirements. For management related jobs, like, warehouse management, office management, finance and administration, candidates who are MBA or hold a professional degree from a reputed institute are preferred.