Common Routes of Product Distribution

This article throws light upon the five most common routes used for bringing products in the market. The routes are: 1. Manufacturer→ Consumer→ Channel 2. Manufacturer→ Retailer→ Ultimate Consumer 3. Manufacture→ Wholesaler→ Retailer→ Consumer 4. Manufacturer→ Agent→ Wholesaler→ Retailer→ Consumer 5. Manufacturer→ Wholesaler→ Consumer or User. Route # 1. Manufacturer→ Consumer→ Channel: (Direct Sale) There are three alternatives in direct [...]