1

In a piece of software, what would I call a place or building where products may be stored before their export or distribution for sale, particularly for online stores (such as Amazon.com)?

It will look like this:

  • Small Independent _____ has 200 item(s).
  • Books, Electronics and DVD/VCD products in the Medium Owned _____.
  • 1
    Why was the question downvoted? Edit: canceled vote. – Alenanno May 5 '11 at 9:25
  • I have no idea why this question was bumped, or how I ended up in this page, but this question makes no sense to me, even after substituting the accepted/suggested answers into the blank spaces in the provided example. – Matsmath May 21 '16 at 11:10
7

A bit more information may help you select between the other answers.

A warehouse is any building used primarily to store goods.

A distribution centre is a warehouse typically used to dispatch goods in bulk to retail outlets. A distributor is distinct from a retailer (online or otherwise).

A fulfillment centre is a warehouse typically used to dispatch goods to individual consumers. It "fulfills" customer orders directly.

3

What's wrong with warehouse?

2

How about fulfillment center ?

2

Distribution Centre includes warehouses and other buildings that perform this function.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.