distribution center


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distribution center

[‚dis·trə′byü·shən ‚sen·tər]
(electricity)
In an alternating-current power system, the point at which control and routing equipment is installed.

distribution center

A point in an electrical system in a building where secondary voltage (usually a low voltage) is distributed to different circuits within the building. Generally includes automatic overload protective devices that provide protection for the electric system in the event that the system is called upon to exceed its safe operating capacity; in that case, the system shuts down automatically.
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The new distribution center now has 440 full-time employees working Monday through Saturday on two shifts.
The UPG Distribution Center will serve as another distribution hub to bring added cost efficiencies, further improve service to the western markets, and generate additional revenues through targeted focus.
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We believe it is imperative that we close the Little Rock facility and consolidate the work in our remaining distribution centers.
The opening of the Master Distribution Center solidifies our ongoing commitment to providing the best customer service in the building products industry.
At more than 513,000 square feet, the new North Las Vegas facility becomes the second and largest distribution center for CDW, a leading provider of technology products and services to business, government and education.
There will be two full-time employees at the distribution center during the start-up phase, a salesman and a route driver-salesman.
We have an excellent and dedicated workforce at the distribution center in Bohemia, and they did an outstanding job during the integration of the Brooks Eckerd chain into Rite Aid," says senior vice president of supply chain Wilson Lester.
We are extremely pleased to bring the Philadelphia Design & Distribution Center to our portfolio and feel that the particular skills that we bring to the table will allow further enhancement in value, especially considering the current market and property's topnotch tenant roster," stated Dolgin.
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