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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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