The warehouse club business model is simple: offer its paid members savings well in excess of that membership fee. To do that, the low retail prices that each club offers are based on lower gross margins and lower operating expenses. A key component of club operating expenses is product distribution.
This white paper examines how merchandise is moved from the manufacturer to the club location. It includes seven sections: buyer approach, buyer opinions, financial data, club distribution methods, pallet overview, pallet rental programs and assorted product distribution information.