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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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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