Distribution Assessment & Strategy

special services

Tompkins International provides the right path to market using the appropriate organizational and process support to develop an effective distribution strategy.

Key services include:

  • Audit the effectiveness of your current distribution system/processes and distributors.
  • Benchmark against competition to identify areas of advantage/disadvantage.
  • Determine alternative strategies and tactics to create competitive differentiation/advantage.
  • Identify and qualify attractive distributors for consideration.

Distribution Assessment

A distribution assessment involves a combination of internal and external market research and will analyze the impact of key variables:

  • Route to market
  • Description of value chain players and roles
  • Markups along the chain
  • Logistical flow and key issues
  • Major distributors/specifiers in the market
  • Promotional and service support requirements
  • Channel dynamics-risks and opportunities


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Client Success Story

DC Analysis, Design Enhancements, and Warehouse System Implementation

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Reducing Supply Chain Costs through Distribution Network Assessment

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Distribution Center Retrofit Design

One of the largest apparel manufacturers in the United States needed room to grow, as its distribution centers were quickly becoming maxed out.

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Distribution Network Evaluation

A major cooperative wholesale distributor needed to improve its network and evaluate the effects of planned changes in the future.

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