Sales refers to the exchange of goods for an amount of money or its equivalent in kind. Selling helps an organization achieve its business goals. Thus, managing sales in an organization is a critical activity. In addition to having a strong sales function, companies should also have efficient distribution channels to make the products available to the end consumer. Management of distribution channels involves efficient channel design, conflict management and implementation of sophisticated channel information systems which will enhance the process of making the products available to the end consumer in a timely manner.

Sales and Distribution Management System provides an overview of the sales and distribution function. It discusses various aspects of the sales function ranging from various sales organization structures to the role of the sales manager in improving sales by hiring, training, motivating and leading the sales force. This system also deals with the distribution function and their overall details.