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Wholesale distribution is a fundamental element of manufacturing and retail supply chains, and plays a major role in ensuring timely and smooth distribution of goods from brands to consumers. The industry is highly competitive and evolving at a rapid pace, owing to advancements in tech, growing e-commerce activities, and dynamic demands of B2B customers.

Read about the latest trends in wholesale distribution, the growing importance of strong logistics, and the role of AI in streamlining the wholesale supply chain in this deep-dive paper.

Key Takeaways from the article

In this deep-dive article, we talk about the evolving nature of the wholesale distribution supply chain, the trends that are shaping up the future of the industry and the growing need for digitization among wholesalers to beat omnichannel competition and build resilience for the future.

  • The wholesale distribution supply chain — A brief rundown
    What is wholesale distribution and how does the B2B wholesale distribution supply chain function?

  • Disruptive trends in wholesale distribution — What are the experts saying?
    Check out the top trends in wholesale distribution, and what industry experts have to say about the impact of these trends in the market.

  • The logistics of wholesale distribution: Why is it crucial now more than ever?
    How does the logistics of wholesale distribution function and why is it important for businesses to focus on optimizing logistics to remain competitive.

  • Optimize your wholesale distribution supply chain with logistics tech
    Learn how innovations in logistics tech, Location Intelligence and AI are helping businesses overcome the key challenges in wholesale distribution and streamline supply chain operations.

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How can Locus help manage your logistics?

  • Locus’ proprietary geocoding engine converts the fuzziest of the addresses into precise geographical coordinates thereby helping your on-ground executives locate addresses easily.
  • Digitize all your operational variables such as fleets, delivery persons etc. to come up with the best route plan every day.
  • Track your orders in real-time with the Locus Live Dashboard. Locus’ last-mile delivery app Locus On The Road (LOTR) helps delivery partners process orders.
  • Visualize and tweak your scheduled plans via three key metrics— geography, time, & vehicle (fleet)—with a birds-eye view of your entire operations.
  • Build your own reports and analyze important parameters that you need to make key decisions.

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