Definition

Distribution centers

Distribution centers are designed to move goods rather than just store them. It is a large and highly automated warehouses designed to receive goods from various plants and suppliers, take orders, fill them efficiently, and deliver goods to customers as quickly as possible.

Share it:  Cite

More from this Section

  • Business market
    The business market consists of all the organizations that acquire goods and services ...
  • Markup
    Markup is the difference between company’s selling price for a product and its costs ...
  • Madison & vine
    Madison & vine refers to a term that has come to represent the merging of advertising ...
  • Life time value
    Life time value is the net present value of the revenue stream for any particular customer ...
  • Trading stamps
    Stamps given by retailers to customers based on the dollar amount spent; can be saved ...