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Distribution Manager CV Template + Tips and Download

author Sobhan Mohmand, Career Expert         date 24 Sept 2020

Tip: Use the Distribution Manager CV Template below as an example to help you write your own personal and fully-tailored CV.

Nicholas Pullman

277 Victoria Street
HP10 1AL
Mob: 079 8943 5694       Email: [email protected]

Personal profile statement

I am a dependable, organised and efficient Distribution Manager with two years of experience in improving processes, driving down costs and promoting efficiency across all the logistics and distribution channels. I am a valuable asset to any employer as I have a proven track-record of boosting business profits, motivating and leading a team of logistics professionals and playing an active role in the day-to-day running of the firm.


  • Reduced the expenditure of the Avid Farrell Group within the first 6 months through the implementing of various efficiency improvement methods
  • Raised money for charity by completing the London Bikeathon


2011 – 2014BSc Computing with BusinessUniversity of BrightonGrade achieved: [2:1]

Relevant Modules:

  • Business Analysis and Strategy
  • ICT in Society
  • Operations Management
  • Privacy, Trust and Security in Computers
  • Managing Human Resources

2009 – 2011
Results: Business Studies: A Economics: A ICT: B
A LevelsBurnage College
2001 – 2009
Results: 11 GCSEs at Grades A*-C.
GCSEsSt. Peters School

Work experience

Jan 2016 – PresentDistribution Manager       Avid Farrell Group

Main duties performed:

  • Organising and supervising warehouse and distribution staff
  • Liaising with customers, drivers and suppliers on a daily basis
  • Planning delivery routes for drivers a week in advance
  • Managing the storage spaces and ensuring it is efficiently used
  • Maintaining control of current stock and replenishing stock when needed
  • Using computer systems to monitor inventory levels, dispatches and deliveries
  • Picking and packing high-value goods for delivery
  • Organising building maintenance and implementing Health & Safety regulations
  • Recruiting and training new members of staff
  • Producing reports regarding stock, delivery times and transport costs
  • Ensuring the warehouse has maximum security at all times

Apr 2014 – Dec 2015Assistant Depot Manager         Fresh & Sons

Main duties performed:

  • Managing a team of 20 admin, warehouse and logistics personnel
  • Updating and creating Depot reports to be presented to senior management
  • Planning delivery routes for the drivers on a daily basis
  • Recruiting and interviewing new drivers and negotiation contracts
  • Managing staff attendance and holiday time
  • Conducting disciplinary meetings when necessary

Aug 2011- Feb 2015Courier (part-time)         Hermes

Main duties performed:

  • Delivering and distributing goods and materials to clients’ addresses
  • Answering calls and dealing with customer queries


  • Earned a “Level 4 Certificate in Leadership and Management” offered by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM)
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)
  • Advanced Warehouse Management – May 2015


  • Stock Management: I have been working on managing stock for the past two years with excellent results. I am now entirely familiar with all the processes and issues related to the storage, management and distribution of goods and materials.
  • Planning and Organisation: I have the ability to prioritise my workload, enabling me to complete all the tasks in a methodical and efficient manner before the deadlines.
  • Time Management: I have excellent time management skills and I am regularly working to very tight deadlines in my current job. I regularly create personal timetables to ensure that I complete simultaneous tasks in a timely manner.
  • Customer Service: I have vast experience in successfully dealing with customers from all backgrounds and levels of seniority in a professional, caring and courteous manner.

Hobbies and interests

In my spare time, I frequently cycle with my friends and take part in cycling events in my local area. I also enjoy keeping up to date with the latest trends and developments in the transport and logistics sector.


Mr Quinton Young
Head of Distribution, Avid Farrell Group
Address: 9 Field Rd, Chester, CJ4 5QP
Tel: 0743 7843 8794
Email: [email protected]
Mr Victor Sharp
Owner, Fresh & Sons
Address: 17 Left St, Cornfield, CF1 6FB
Tel: 0770 4551 4699
Email: [email protected]

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  • Working with people: A Distribution Manager is always engaged in working with people in order to ensure the smooth running of the supply chain and distribution channels. These people could be; warehouse workers, delivery drivers, third-party contractors, suppliers, manufacturers and admin staff. It is, therefore, highly recommended that your CV should clearly demonstrate to the prospective employer that you are; a) capable of working with a variety of people from different professions, and b) having the leadership skills to guide people to perform their duties correctly and efficiently.

Good Luck!

Written by Sobhan Mohmand
Sobhan is a qualified Careers Advisor and Professional CV Writer with over 10 years of experience in helping job seekers get a job. He is a Member of the Careers Development Institute (CDI) and is listed on the official UK Register of Career Development Professionals. He holds a Level 6 Diploma in Career Guidance and Development (QCF).


    £25.000 – £70.000
    Degree and Relevant Work Experience
    38+ hours per week


  • Distribution
    Having excellent knowledge of supply chain and distribution processes
  • Organisational Skills
    Excellent organisation skills to balance a heavy workload
  • Management
    Strong leadership and management skills to lead a team through tough decisions and circumstances
  • Teamwork
    Working with people with diverse skill sets and different backgrounds
  • Problem Solving
    Ability to identify and solve difficult problems as a matter of urgency
  • Diplomacy
    Using appropriate techniques to move others to action or to gain agreements

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