How to be a Wholesale Distributor

Wholesale distributor is marketer who deals with the manufacturer-to-customer sales of merchandise or wholesale goods. Usually, wholesale distributor operates outside the store or warehouse.

As the age of technology advances, wholesale distributor can already be now performed online.

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Why Wholesale Distributor?

Being a wholesale distributor can offer you great chances on how to increase your revenue more than you can imagine. However, it is very important that it is accompanied by hard work and patience. After all there’s no easy way to success. There are several factors that you need to consider if you are planning to become a wholesale distributor.

  • Understand the World of Wholesale Distributor

    The first thing to do is to enroll on a marketing or business training course in a certain college or institution. These are usually 6 months to 2 years, which depends on the programs that you need to know. These can be very helpful because you need to understand every bits and pieces of business. Knowledge will be your power to be successful in this field of business.

  • The Product you wish to Distribute

    The next step is to decide on the kind of product that you want to distribute in the market. As example, if you love cars, then you can try to distribute car parts. Make sure that the product you will choose has the credibility and reliability. This will surely be your basis on how you can able to select the best product.

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  • Contact the Manufacturer and Evaluate the Profitability

    Communicate with the manufacturer who offers the product you wish to distribute. Ask for their wholesale rules and rates. Evaluate these rates in shipping as well as operating cost to determine, which products will have the excellent profit for you.

  • Make a Business Plan

    Make a business plan specifying your launch for your business. In order to complete this step, you need to determine clearly the products you wish to carry, the quantity of merchandise you expect to move. The cost or expenses for your staff is also important.

  • Asses the Capital

    The capital is one of the most important factors of becoming a wholesale distributor. This will be your fuel on how your business will run smoothly. Perhaps, you can get a loan in the bank for your capital. However, if your credit history is not good, you can expect that you can have a problem getting the loan. Private investor can also be your key to get the capital you need to start.

  • Study your Competition

    Evaluating your competition is also one of the most essential means to be successful wholesale distributor. Meaning you need to study your competitor can help you become successful distributor.

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522 Comments

  • Erin Banerjee said on October 29, 2011
    want to start a wholesale business at Ranchi,Jharkhand,India.
  • Rubeesh said on November 20, 2011
    I need to start a leading electronic product distribution agency in Ernakulam District Kerala. Please advise what will be the cost for this??
  • HITESH SHARMA said on May 19, 2012
    i want make wholesale dealer of food product in himachal kangra how this possible tell me my mobile number--09736114686
  • muhammadshafi said on September 4, 2012
    i would like to be an wholesale dealer in kerala if you are looking for a dealer in kerala or on tamilnadu please contact us
  • Joseph ferrao said on January 2, 2013
    I would like to be a wholesale distributor of Nestle or johnson & jonhson or cadbury products in south goa. Please inform if possible.
  • vikram singh said on January 7, 2013
    I would like to be a wholesale distributor of cadbury products in jaipur or delhi. Please Advise me for this. contact no. 8104650866..
  • amit said on February 12, 2013
    i want to start a wholesale distributor in burdwan, west bengal, india
  • vk group said on February 24, 2013
    Dear Sir, i would like to baby's product distribution. could your company send me some products picture and your company details to me. Thank you so much, malappuram (dt), kerala (st), india
  • Raj Roshan Sinha said on March 2, 2013
    I would like to be a wholesale distributor of Hindustan Unilever or, parle Agro or Nestleor john & Johnson products in North Bihar. Please Advise me for this. contact no. 8650507592.. -
  • salamata said on March 10, 2013
    i would like to be a distributor of senegalese products (baobab,dry fish, smoked fish and others ) need advice from where to start from.
  • Birendra tiwari said on April 1, 2013
    i would like to be a wholesale distributor of electronics products like cfl bulbs, mosquito liquid(like good night, maxo)iron etc. of any around company jharkhand, ranchi.
  • smitha said on April 15, 2013
    I would like to be a wholesale distributor of churidar materials in kerala. need to know the rules and procedures for getting license for the same. please let me know through my mail id.thanks and regards, smitha
  • Santosh Jagtap said on April 16, 2013
    WE ARE LOOKING FOR SOLE DISTRIBUTOR/AGENTS EITHER FOR A CITY OR AN ENTIRE STATE IN Pune INDIA
  • nabeel said on April 22, 2013
    I would like to be a wholesale distributor of something new verity of leading electronic or non electronic or any products in alleppey District Kerala. Please give me some advise, what will be the cost for this? & how to be get start.?
  • SANJIB ADHIKARY said on April 28, 2013
    I want to start medicine wholesale or distributorship of branded company at Burdwan, westbengal. Pls send me details criteria with finance required for the same. I have past general experience of the same line in small retailership.
  • Mohammed said on April 30, 2013
    MR.Nabeel, Are you interested to be the distributor of a MNC paint in Alleppey district? Initial investment 20-30 lakhs
  • wasi said on May 6, 2013
    I would like to start a wholesale garments business in Allahabad. Please suggest me
  • paltu mandal said on May 15, 2013
    I Want to get a subdistributorship of cadbury product at kudghat area in kolkata of west bengal (India). Please suggest me.
  • ranu agarwal said on August 23, 2013
    I want to be a wholesale distributor of cadbury products in kolkata, howrah, liluah area of west bengal, india. please suggest me.
  • sudhakar yellapu said on October 20, 2013
    I want to start a medical devices wholesale distributorship in Bangalore, Karnataka, please tell me the process from registration to getting TIN and other government registration processes and the qualification requirements. Please give a suggestion where to start.
  • agnelo inacio de souza said on October 28, 2013
    I am looking out for wholesale distribution ship for Parle Products for the towns / villages of Calangute and Candolim, Goa. I am based at Calangute hacing around 300 sq meters space for storing and land area of 700 sq meters with ample parking space. I am 50 years old and have working experience of 29 years with Sesa Goa (Vedanta Group) & Dempo Companies. My mobile no. 9764465966
  • Ayodeji Matthew said on October 31, 2013
    Actually, i'm still an undergraduate but i have this interest in owning a business. I wish i could start right now with agro-chemicals or auto parts, but since i'm still an undergraduate, i would need your advice on how to go about it.
  • Lingaraj k said on November 6, 2013
    Hi sir please help me sir i am starting the wholesale business in HAMPASAGAR, H.B.HALLI, BELLARY. KARNATAKA
  • Shafeek said on December 12, 2013
    Hi I'm 26 old I would like to start a wholesale distribution in kerala pls suggest me (FMCG).
  • Ashok thakur said on December 13, 2013
    Dear sir, I want to become a wholesale distributor of hindustan unileaver in Chamba (HP) please suggest me. I shall be thankful for this. Thanks/regards, Ashok thakur 9815312746
  • sumit singhal said on December 20, 2013
    I would like to be a wholesale distributor of Hindustan Unilever , parle Agro , Nestle, ITC, john & Johnson products in pune . Please Advise me for this. contact No. 9730412420.. -
  • Joshy peter said on January 4, 2014
    Please guide me to supply tin fish products in Mizoram. my initial investment will be only one lakh
  • ashutosh singh said on January 8, 2014
    i want to take a cadbury distributor in state(jharkhand) district (koderma) please give a news for cadbury distributor
  • Sachchidanand said on January 11, 2014
    I want to take distributorship of nestle and amul Products in hajipur bihar. Pl. Advice ! What to do for this.
  • SANJEEV said on January 15, 2014
    i want to take a distributorship of cadbury products in state(N.I.T Faridabad) district (Haryana) please suggest how i can get this distributorship. contact 9899926090
  • DEVJAN PHONGLO said on January 16, 2014
    Sir, I want to be the Distributor of Nestle products in Dima Hasao District of Assam. Please tell me the process. 09401372659.
  • Shrikanth.p said on January 16, 2014
    I want to take a Cadbury distributor in a state( karnataka)district (Bangalore)so plz give he information to how to start
  • Ravi Kamat said on January 20, 2014
    Wish to become a wholesaler or Distributor for HIndustan Lever/Parle Agro/J&J/Nestle, or any reputed company. Can you advice on how to start?
  • sanaullah khan said on January 21, 2014
    Sir, I am interested in taking wholesale or distributorship in Bangalore, or Kolar or Bangarpet. something lucrative.... R.sanaullahkhan
  • Sanjay Gupta said on January 21, 2014
    i want to be a distributor/wholesaler for Nestle or ITC, Britannia or HUL for Sikkim. Please suggest me how to get started.
  • manjunath said on January 28, 2014
    Dear Sir, I want to be a distributor/wholesaler dealer for Nestle, ITC, Britannia or HUL for Bangalore .Please guide me .. Awaiting for your reply.. Regards, Manju
  • rakesh kumar shahi said on January 29, 2014
    I want to be a distributor/wholesaler for Nestle or ITC, Britannia or HUL for Gorakhpur(UP). Please suggest me how to get started.
  • ankit singh said on January 31, 2014
    i want to be a distributor/wholesaler for Nestle or ITC pl suggest
  • siripuramramprasad said on February 1, 2014
    I want to be a new phone dealer or distributor
  • vinay said on February 2, 2014
    I want to start a new distribution or wholesaler business in navi mumbai
  • sanjay verma said on February 15, 2014
    dear sir, i want to be a distributor/wholesaler for automobile parts in ranchi
  • Nafis Akhtar said on March 3, 2014
    I done MBA, & doing job for 2 years, But now i want to be a distributor. plz suggest me..
  • Kapil Anand said on March 13, 2014
    How much Expense to Start distributorship of MC Cam Agency
  • SK Nath said on April 7, 2014
    I would like to be an authorized dealer of ITC all types products to market the same in the capital city Itanagar of Arunachal Pradesh or in the whole state. We like to begin in micro level. please suggest.
  • RAJAT GUPTA said on April 12, 2014
    i have 2 commercial shop/space in DUMDUM AREA , KOLKATA AND WANT TO START DEALERSHIP OF CADBERRY. PLEASE ADVISE
  • Nikhil Shirsat said on April 15, 2014
    Hi, we are looking for a distributor for our brand My Milestones. We deal in baby products and accessories like Diaper Bags, Kids Lunch Bag, Home Safety Kit, Travel accessories etc. Kindly get in touch for more details. Nikhil - 9833257007
  • ASHOK KUMAR said on April 29, 2014
    I would like to be a wholesale distributor of Hindustan Unilever , Nestle,johnson & Johnson products in chamba (HP). Please Advise me for this. contact No. 9816598897.. -
  • GIGIN M RAJAN said on May 1, 2014
    i would like to be a wholesale distributor of ITC ltd(all products) in pathanamthitta dis, kerala. please suggest proper advise for me & what all procedures are to be follow up......
  • Anumoy Ghosh said on May 11, 2014
    dear sir, i want to be a distributor/wholesaler for MEDICINE in WEST BENGAL,KALYANI,PIN-741245
  • Javed Shaikh said on May 13, 2014
    I want to become a Distributor of Cadbury India in the Area of Pimpri Chinchwad(Pune)
  • MANOJ said on May 17, 2014
    I want to start distributorship of soft drinks like frooti, appy fizz, coke, bisleri etc. kindly guide -capital investment? Process for getting distributorship? margin etc. My mob no. is 09013453609. thanks
  • RAJA said on May 19, 2014
    Dear Sir, I want to be a distributor/wholesaler dealer for Nestle Cerelac products for Chennai Tambaram area. Please guide me. Awaiting for your reply.. Regards, Raja.M City: Chennai -Tambaram/Medavakkam, Qualification : MCA
  • bhagwan appa desai said on May 21, 2014
    i want to be a distributor for dryfruits and nestle food products. kindly guide me bhagwan desai. navi mumbai (m) # 8898502399
  • pradeep gupta said on May 21, 2014
    i need distributorship for any FMCG or AUTOMOBILE material. if you have idea ,please contact to me on below no- 9545278390
  • Biman Sarkar said on May 22, 2014
    I am Biman Sarkar from Burdwan, West Bengal. I want to small distributorship in Burdwan/Burdwan surrounding area.
  • Bhanupriya said on May 27, 2014
    I want to be a distributor/wholesaler for Nestle or ITC, Britannia or HUL for Pune. Please suggest me how to get started.
  • manoj shukla said on June 3, 2014
    dear sir, looking for agency in allahabad, u.p. kindly tell me the procedure, terms and condition for the same..
  • Engr ifiok umoh said on June 3, 2014
    How can i register as a distributor in your Company thanks.
  • pooja khandelwal said on June 7, 2014
    i want to be a wholesaler distributor of bikaji and parle products in jaipur rajasthan.plz suggest me. my no is 9529002275.8824463877
  • fareed farooqi said on June 10, 2014
    Hi, Want to become a distributor for cadbury india what are the terms and conditions for it.
  • somnath bose said on June 14, 2014
    i want to be a distributor of snacks and mineral water in kolkata. please send me details. ph no 7890220758
  • shaik shabeer basha said on June 15, 2014
    I want to be a distributor/wholesaler for ITC. Please suggest me how to get started.
  • Pia Lopes said on June 20, 2014
    I would like to take wholesale dealership distribution in reputed brand ready made clothes. Kindly email details. Locstion goa
  • Ranadhir choudhury said on June 22, 2014
    I want to take wholesale dealership distribution in reputed products like colgate, surf, good day biscuit, shampoo's like sunsilk, head and shoulders...Location-main road Patherkandi, karimganj, Assam-788724.. plz kindly give the response as soon as possible....
  • Pankaj Kumar said on June 22, 2014
    i want to start a wholesale business with Hindustan Unilever products in Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh.
  • sajeev said on June 23, 2014
    I want to start a wholesale or retail business in kollam..kerala..can u help..
  • shyam murari sahay said on June 30, 2014
    I WANT TO START DEALERSHIP BUSSINESS IN HAJIPUR BIHAR CAN YOU HELP TO GUID FOR THIS
  • nagendraprasad said on July 1, 2014
    Hi, I am looking for distribution of product wholesale to retail...pls advise...and looking at south bangalore, karnataka - tel -9900216011
  • kumaresan said on July 7, 2014
    i want to do, part time business in bangalore, for that--i am looking for any product distributors agency from the wholesaler, but i am not getting any wholesaler contact & address, please help me with my contact no 9901652502
  • vishal chauhan said on July 10, 2014
    Sir/madam, I want to a wholesale distributor of amul dairy product in himaschal pradesh ,baddi
  • rahul said on July 12, 2014
    I want to start cosmetics business in delhi plz help
  • ranjith said on July 12, 2014
    I want to start ITC products retailing. pls advice to how much the capital investment?
  • Siddharth said on July 13, 2014
    I want to become a Cadbury distributor in Varanasi...how can I get through it...
  • Sagar Chougule said on July 14, 2014
    I would like to be an distributor of any product of HUL or any other brand, for starting my own business in Sangli & kolhapur district, MAHARASHTRA. Please consult me how can I get this opportunity? MOBILE NUMBER- 09527930099.
  • Sanjay Sharma said on July 14, 2014
    I would like to start distributorship of consumer or fmcg products in western suburbs in mumbai. you can call on me on 9867214079 for discussion
  • vineet sinha said on July 14, 2014
    I want to take dealership of fmcg products in patna bihar please call me 7856930733
  • vikas said on July 16, 2014
    Hi, i need to know about how to start a wholesale dealership of hindustan. uniliver products of fmcg. Whom to contact . and what r d requirements. in eastern up. my no is 8924856217
  • Sumeet Agarwal said on July 18, 2014
    We are manufacturing Paint brushes and are looking for distributors for The North Eastern States of India and Southern States. People interested and ready to invest upto Rs.Ten Lacs are welcome. Profit margins will be 15% approx.
  • MANOJ KUMAR said on July 18, 2014
    SIR, I WANT TO TAKE THE DISTRIBUTORSHIP FOR CADBURY FOR JEHANABAD TOWN , DIST. JEHANABAD, STATE BIHAR. REGARDING HIS PLZ HELP ME.
  • Himanshu shekhar said on July 19, 2014
    I want to take a distributorship on a running business..in Jamshedpur...pls suggest..Thanking u...
  • MOHAMMED said on July 22, 2014
    Sir, I want to start any wholesale business in Malappuram district, most populated and rapidly urbanizing district of Kerala. Thanking you, 9746938430
  • amit gangan said on July 25, 2014
    I want to take wholesale distribution to parle, mari products. plz help me ....call me my no 7208687597
  • Saleem said on July 27, 2014
    I want to start wholesale business for electronic goods in Kerala, kindly advice. regards saleem cell no:9656067204
  • N.SUBRAMANIAN said on July 30, 2014
    I would like to take wholesale distribution for nestle food product in my place PANAGUDI,RADHAPURAM TALUK, TIRUNELVELI DIST, TAMILNADU. This is the place where there is no dealers also the market potential is huge. So please let me know the procedure of taking dealership.. thank u subbu. 8124137229, Name: SUBRAMANIAN.N, 08124137229
  • Gopal debnath said on July 31, 2014
    I want to start any wholesale business in burdwan district west bengal . Suggest....thank u...8927629600
  • hemkholal lhungdim said on August 6, 2014
    For wholesale distributor say nestle, Hindustan unilever or any fmcg products at churachandpur or imphal, manipur what is the process, how to go about it and what will be the capital required for starting the same.
  • chanchal kumar said on August 8, 2014
    i want to be a distributor in jaipur rajasthan. what kind of business would i distribute it doesn't matter just help me to make a distributor in jaipur contact please 9785842414
  • Siraj Mansuri said on August 8, 2014
    I want to start to any wholesale business. please suggest me.. Dist.Bharuch ..ta.vagra. ..gujarat
  • sekh sadek said on August 10, 2014
    I want to be a distributor in cadbury chocolate and mother dairy icecreem. My location is hooghly, westbengal. So please help me. Con. 8582876334
  • Abhishek Kandalgaonkar said on August 11, 2014
    Dear Sir, I want to start Distributorship for FMCG market like Nestle; Britania, HUL, Cadbury Etc. Pls help and suggest how to start. My Location : Badlapur; near Kalyan Mumbai-421503, Abhishek Kandalgaonkar, 9860870075
  • Siraj Mansuri said on August 12, 2014
    I want to wholesale business. ..9979766951
  • Narayan Jalan said on August 13, 2014
    i want to start retail cum wholesale distributorship of Bikaji products in kolkata, west bengal, India. Please do contact me on +91 9038200962 and guide me how to get started. My Location Panchvati Shree Shyam Baba Complex. In front Of Haldiram Pure Food. Kaikhali. Kolkata - 700 052
  • asan said on August 22, 2014
    I want to sell FMCG goods in our home place.(Kadayanallur, Tenkasi Taluk, Tirunelveli district South Tamilnadu)From where I can get all FMCG goods with offer price and FOC. and to whom I have to contact in south tamilnadu, for get getting all goods
  • asan said on August 22, 2014
    South Tamil nadu, Tirunelveli District, Near Tenkasi Kadayanallur municipality Postal Pin code No: 627751
  • mahtab khan said on August 22, 2014
    I want to distributorship well known brand of any products for Ramgarh & Bokaro (jharkhand). please cont me 09852983418
  • sadham said on August 25, 2014
    hi please advise the steps to follow while taking an agency and also things need to initiating the business
  • kannan said on August 25, 2014
    Coimbatore. Tamilnadu i'm inderass wholesale business
  • raju said on August 26, 2014
    I want to buy a dealership or franchise in Bangalore .
  • Kiran Bhavsar said on August 27, 2014
    I would like to become a wholesaler in fmcg and hardware in Surat, Gujarat so please advise me how to start this business.
  • ajit ranjan said on August 29, 2014
    Sir..I want to tc cnf of Johnson's and Johnson's. Plse regard me according dis.

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