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Market Distribution Center (MDC)

A market distribution center (MDC) is a geographically local distribution center (DC) that is part of the Novastore architecture.

Novastore is an Alert Innovation term for a store architecture and associated supply chain logistics. The MDC sits between the distribution center and store. The MDC serves many stores in a region and provides less than case level replenishment in tote/subtotes to stores in that area. The key advantage of the MDC is more efficient replenishment of stores than traditional case-level replenishment.

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