Two models exist, for moving a chemical product from the manufacturing plant to the retailers.
The first model is that in which the manufacturer decides to wait for the retailers to make orders for the chemical products. And once the retailers make the orders and pay the necessary prices, the manufacturer then has them pick the product from the warehouses (by themselves, using their own means). If the product is one for which the demand is very good (as opposed to a product that is being ‘pushed’), this model can work perfectly.
The second model is that in which the manufacturer decides to take the products to the retailers. So the manufacturer gets orders from the retailers, and once they pay the necessary prices, the products are delivered — using the manufacturer’s means — to the retailers’ stores. This model is attractive, but it can also be expensive. The trucks used for the delivery have to be fueled. They also have to be repaired and serviced. And occasionally, a delivery truck may get a ticket, which then has to be paid for at, say, a portal like NJMCdirect.com, assuming that it turns out to be a New Jersey Municipal Courts ticket. All this is, of course, on top of salaries for the drivers and loaders to the delivery trucks.