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Incident Command System

Ordering Manager

Logistics
The following sections provide information on this position:







Ordering Manager - General

The Ordering Manager - is responsible for placing all orders for supplies and equipment for the incident. The Ordering Manager reports to the Supply Unit Leader.



Ordering Manager - Specific Responsibilities

The major responsibilities of the Ordering Manager are:

  • Review Common Responsibilities

  • Obtain necessary agency(s) order forms.

  • Establish ordering procedures.

  • Establish name and telephone numbers of agency(s) personnel receiving orders.

  • Set up filing system.

  • Get names of incident personnel who have ordering authority.

  • Check on what has already been ordered.

  • Ensure order forms are filled out correctly.

  • Place orders in a timely manner.

  • Consolidate orders, when possible.

  • Identify times and locations for delivery of supplies and equipment.

  • Keep Receiving and Distribution Manager informed of orders placed.

  • Submit all ordering documents to the Documentation Control Unit through the Supply Unit Leader before demobilization.

  • Maintain Unit/Activity Log (ICS Form 214, 5 KB PDF*).


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