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Items and fabrics are at the circulate like by no means sooner than, frequently at wonderful speeds and alongside hidden routeways. This assortment opens to social medical scrutiny many of the structures which flow items concerning the international, analyzing their fateful implications for plenty of humans and areas. providing texts from key thinkers, the publication offers case stories from around the globe which file on efforts to set up, hold, disrupt or rework the cargo-mobility structures that have grown so dramatically in scale and value in fresh a long time.

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9 Distribution and distributed places The distribution center can be distinguished from the warehouse, which is a place to store goods until they are needed, as a place to not store goods – to sort and channelize their flows from international and national transportation networks to regional and local ones. There are elements of the distribution center that we can understand with conventional spatialities: the site itself, the networks of road and rail that extend to and even through it, the multiple scales of jurisdiction and economic processes that are brought together, or the Distribution centers as distributed places 29 spaces of distribution belonging to a particular supply chain.

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