Secondary Distribution

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The process of distributing products from a regional warehouse to retail stores or customers in a specific geographic region.

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What does Secondary Distribution mean?

Secondary Distribution refers to the process of distributing goods from a distribution center or warehouse to smaller, regional warehouses or directly to retail stores. Secondary Distribution is a key component of the supply chain and helps to ensure that goods are available where and when they are needed. Secondary Distribution can involve various transportation modes, such as trucking, rail, or air cargo, and requires careful planning and coordination to ensure efficient and timely delivery. 

Related Glossary terms

B2B Retail Distribution


Primary distribution

Regional Distribution Center (RDC)

Regional Warehouse

Retail Logistics

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