What do the RDC, FDC and TDC in the e-commerce logistics industry mean?

In the e-commerce logistics industry, RDC, FDC, and TDC respectively represent: regional distribution centers, front-end logistics centers, and freight logistics centers. Figure:


RDC (Regional Distribution Center): A distribution center that distributes to provincial (state) users with strong radiation capacity and inventory preparation. This kind of distribution center has a large distribution scale. Generally speaking, the users are also large, and the distribution batch size is also large. Moreover, it is often delivered to the next-level urban distribution center, and is also distributed to the business offices, stores, wholesalers, and enterprises. Users, although also engaged in sporadic distribution, are not the main form.

FDC (Front-End Logistics Center): A place that is based on large and medium-sized cities and has a certain scale to store, store, package, process, load and unload goods. It is generally equipped with an advanced logistics management information system. Its main functions. It is a faster, more economical flow of goods. Centralized storage to improve the level of logistics regulation.


TDC (Cargo Logistics Center): It is a logistics center established by a freight company with strong logistics and transportation capabilities. It is mainly the establishment of a fleet of freight companies, and the logistics center for trunk transportation is generally carried out by province or city. The batch frequency is small, but the batch size is large.

Organic connection, speed up logistics, shorten circulation time and reduce circulation costs. Properly process according to needs, rational use of sources of goods, and improve economic efficiency. The logistics center can be divided into a collection center, a distribution center, a delivery center, a distribution center, a reserve center and a machining center according to its functions.

Freight logistics centers, regional distribution centers, and front-end logistics centers are three types of logistics nodes of different scales. The main differences are reflected in the following three aspects:


1. From the perspective of scale, the freight logistics center is a giant logistics facility, which has the largest scale, the regional distribution center is the second, and the front-end logistics center is the smallest;

2. From the perspective of circulating goods, the freight logistics center is more comprehensive and less professional. The regional distribution center is comprehensive and professional in a certain field and has professionalism in this field. The front-end logistics center is mainly oriented to urban life or a certain type of production enterprise, and its professionalism is very strong;

3. From the perspective of node function, the function of the freight logistics center is very comprehensive, with large storage capacity and strong adjustment function. The regional distribution center has a sound function and has certain storage capacity and adjustment functions. The function of the front-end logistics center is relatively simple, mainly based on distribution functions, supplemented by storage functions.

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