EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT DISTRIBUTION
Frequently Asked Questions
What is distribution?
Distribution is the act, or sum of the processes, of getting finished goods into the marketplace to those who sell and buy them.
What is a distribution center?
A distribution center is a part of the supply chain where finished goods are staged before transport to retailers and wholesalers. In some cases, distribution centers are used for order fulfillment directly to consumers. Distribution centers are specialized buildings, often with refrigeration or air conditioning for ensuring the preservation of goods as they pass through the center.
How long does a package stay at a distribution center?
The length of time a package stays at a distribution center depends on the company, nature of the goods, and even the weather and other extreme factors. On average, a parcel will move through a distribution center in one to five days.
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