hub and spoke distribution

hub and spoke distribution

A physical distribution system developed and modeled on industry standards to provide cargo management for a theater. It is based on a "hub" moving cargo to and between several "spokes". It is designed to increase transportation efficiencies and in-transit visibility and reduce order ship time. See also distribution; distribution system; hub; in-transit visibility; spoke.
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While the sheer number of locations is impressive on its own, what really makes the MRC Global network stand out in a crowd is its hub and spoke distribution model.
The ADC is a hub and spoke distribution center of 100,000 square feet which will allow the company to offer a wider variety and depth of product.