Definition: Includes Wholesalers, Distributors, Brokers, Importer and Exporters of finished products. To qualify as a Distributor, you must be a 3rd party distributor of more than one manufacturer's product line or brand in addition to any brands owned by your company.
Distributors sell finished products that are ready to be sold to an end consumer. Suppliers provide "ingredients" for manufacturers to use in finished products.
If you distribute ingredients or other "products" to be used in the manufacturing of finished products, see Supplier/Raw Ingredient Distributor. If you "distribute" plastic containers or packaging for use in a finished good, you are classified as Business Services. If you distribute (or represent) only one manufacturer's brand line, see Manufacturer.
Acceptable forms of business proof include one of the following: