Distribution Solutions

Distribution Solutions

Warehouse Distribution Services

Allen Distribution currently manages more than 14 million square feet coast to coast and border to border.  Each facility is managed as food-grade ready with strict adherence to all AIB standards handling multiple types of food-compatible products. Here is a brief listing of a few of the products we handle daily:

  • Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Food & Beverage
  • Alcohol and malt beverage
  • Raw food ingredients
  • Appliances
  • Roll Paper and finished corrugate/packaging supplies
  • Commodities and raw ingredients

Additional distribution capabilities include over 2 million square feet  of conditioned food-grade space (70 Degrees) and direct boxcar rail service 

Handling Options

As a full-service warehouse distribution logistics provider, Allen Distribution can adapt to your unique material handling requirements. We can store full pallets and ship them to your high-volume customers to deliver better service by minimizing ordering frequency, or we can utilize our case-pick capabilities across our network.

As a comprehensive warehouse distribution logistics partner, Allen Distribution possesses the flexibility to tailor solutions according to your unique material handling requirements.  For sizable businesses, we offer high volume full pallet shipments to optimize service by minimizing ordering frequencies.  Simultaneously, we extend case pick options to accommodate the more modest business. 

If you are an e-commerce seller, you can benefit from these handling options to improve inventory management efficiency, minimize out-of-stock, and enhance service levels in this rapidly growing consumer category.

Full Pallet

Case Pick


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Full Pallet

All inbound and outbound pallets are 100% RF scanned, meticulously checked for inventory accuracies and thoroughly inspected for potential damage during transit. 

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Case Pick

Among our diverse range of customers, we see consistent patterns of distributors and/or retailers in the industry requiring a higher level of case pick.  In many situations, we pick products at the case level with multiple SKUs per pallet that are being prepared for final store delivery.

Here are some of the Case Pick Services Allen Distribution offers:

  • 100% RF scanning and barcoding functionality of all products
  • Integrated system-driven processes to a ensure proper product date rotation
  • Complete item and subplot level tracking and traceability to end customers
  • Complete ASN Labeling Compliance
  • Labeling compliance to all major retailers and manufacturers
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With the growth of online shopping, Allen Distribution is managing an ever-increasing volume of orders that are received via a customer’s website directly from consumers which require processing and shipping same day via small parcel.  Orders are for case quantities or, in some instances, individual units of a single SKU or mixed SKUs, which requires a process to pick, pack and inventory products by the individual unit.  Here are some of the benefits of utilizing Allen Distribution for not only your full pallet shipments, but your business-to-consumer (B2C) operation as well:

  • Systems Integration for Web to Market systems: With multiple customer-facing website platforms and the Allen Distribution WMS to support seamless order entry at the individual consumer level. Currently, Allen Distribution is integrated with two of the largest retail points of sale, Shopify and Magento.
  • Complete integration of small parcel processing (UPS, FedEx, and USPS) with customer order confirmation and tracking details electronically communicated back to the end customer.
  • Inventory SOPs to accurately account for products at each/single unit level and to assure proper date rotation as well as complete item-level tracking and traceability.
  • Integrated pack-out stations to accommodate damage-free shipment of all pack sizes.
  • Next-day and same-day order processing and shipment.

Warehouse Inventory Management

In today’s highly competitive business climate, filling customer orders on time and correctly is crucial for maintaining a competitive advantage. Our third-party distribution services include inventory management solutions to increase accuracy and optimize the quality of your shipped goods. These services encompass raw materials and finished products.

Allen Distribution adheres to strict processes to ensure proper inventory control for all our customers’ products. Here is a sample of some of the inventory management controls we have put in place:

  • Inbound SOP: to include review for proper seal integrity, accurate pallet/case count, inspection for damage and infestation
  • Cycle Count SOP: Cycle counts are completed daily using an A, B, C velocity methodology with the highest moving SKUs counted monthly
  • RF Scanning: All inbound pallets are scanned into a warehouse location and scanned out when shipped to ensure proper accounting of inventory and proper date rotation
  • Inventory Reports: Customers have access to a password-protected site to view their inventory live 24/7. The inventory data is 100% real-time and is as live as cases or pallets are scanned in or out of the warehouse. Canned inventory reports can be run daily and emailed to the customer to record a snapshot of current inventory.

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Food Safety

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Allen Distribution currently stores many types of finished food products as well as raw ingredients including powdered milk, cocoa powder, and bulk finished chocolate. Allen Distribution has developed and utilizes numerous Food Safety SOPs to meet the ever-increasing regulatory requirements. Everything from proper pest control to cross-contamination of products and the proper handling and storage of allergens.

Here are a few of the Food Safety regulations at Allen Distribution:

  • Proper handling of Allergens
  • Pest Control Standard
  • Organic Food Requirements
  • AIB Compliant 
  • C-TPAT Compliant
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Technology & Our Facilities

Like all other domains of business, logistics technology is constantly changing. Hardware, software, and other equipment continue to evolve, and the Allen Distribution IT team works diligently to be on the forefront of the latest technology to provide our customers the most accurate, efficient, and timely communication along with the best reporting tools in the industry.

We operate from our company headquarters in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and its perfectly suited transportation infrastructure. We also have strategically located facilities in other crucial areas of the U.S., enabling us to be a nationwide distribution warehouse services provider with an extensive scope.

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About Allen Distribution

At Allen Distribution, we strive to be a market leader and provider of innovative warehouse distribution services and other 3PL solutions that allow our customers to move forward. Our focus on flexibility enables us to adapt to the constantly evolving logistics and supply chain landscape to deliver targeted results. 

We are proud of our ability to offer best-in-class performance in crucial areas like food service compliance, labor management, and training and development that our competitors cannot match. By focusing on establishing collaborative partnerships, we are always available to respond to your company’s ongoing needs. 

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Learn More About Our Tailored Supply Chain Solutions

Discover how our distribution services and other third-party logistics solutions can add value to your business. Contact the team at Allen Distribution to request additional information and tell us about your requirements today.


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