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depot

  1. a business premise which is used to warehouse (i.e. store) goods in transit as part of a physical DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL engaged in the movement of goods from their place of manufacture to WHOLESALERS and RETAILERS of the product.
  2. a business premise which is used to provide a central parking facility for fleet operators of lorries, vans, coaches and buses who are engaged in the distribution of goods and the provision of travel services.
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One portion of the building features a model of the Southern Pacific Railroad line from Burbank to Port Hueneme, along which the depot that used to sit at Los Angeles Avenue and Tapo Street.
They congregate near Home Depot, the nation's largest home improvement chain, hoping to draw the attention of contractors who come to purchase supplies.
With the war on terrorism and the demand for more, better-made vehicles, the employees at this depot work around the clock to meet the demands of commanders in theater.
The overall transformation is an undertaking of staggering complexity, particularly since Home Depot keeps expanding and is now a $64 billion behemoth with more than 300,000 employees.
The depot and the squadron or air wing negotiate a completion date that takes into account the depot's need to give the aircraft the best maintenance and repair possible and the fleet's need to get the airplane back for training or to meet critical deployment schedules.
Instead, the depot was placed on the Superfund National Priority List in 1992 because of a wide array of contaminants, including arsenic, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury, trichloro-ethylene, carbon tetrachloride, pesticides, dioxin, chlorodane, PCBs and chemical weapons residues.
Earlier this year as part of the Office Depot Education and Diversity Partnership Program, the Company contributed $4.
The move is the latest in a community battle against a Home Depot at the Sunland Kmart site on Foothill Boulevard, one of 18 Kmart stores that the Home Depot chain purchased last summer for $271 million.
To help get organized for tax return preparation, Office Depot has created a plan available at www.
But AEG finally is set for its first event at the Home Depot Center, the Home Depot Track & Field Invitational on Sunday.
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The deal is the biggest cross-platform marketing initiative for Home Depot and Disney's ABC Unlimited.