0 votes
in Business Studies Form 3 by
Explain five benefits of intermediaries to the consumer in the chain of distribution.

1 Answer

0 votes
  1. Breaking of bulk/split goods into smaller quantities that can be conveniently purchased by consumers.
  2. Passing of(important) information/feedback (between consumers and producers) which improves the quality of goods produced/price/availability/usage (accept any relevant information about the good as expansion.
  3. Accumulation of bulk to ensure a steady supply of goods (throughout the years)/satisfy large consumers
  4. Avails a variety of goods (to the consumers)from different producer/ that consumers can choose from/to satisfy different tastes
  5. They offer advisory services to the consumers.) about the goods in the market/usage/price/availability (accept relevant advisory services as expansion)
  6. Prepare goods for sale (to the benefit of consumers.) through branding/packaging/sorting/grading/blending
  7. Avail goods closer to the consumers which relieves/saves the consumers the cost of traveling/ transport time
  8. Provide storage warehousing. enabling the consumers to get goods at the time they need them/in good condition (accept other benefits of warehousing to the consumers as expansion.
  9. Promote/Advertises goods that creates awareness of availability/existence of good/that makes the consumers make informed choice/decision when buying goods.
  10. Selling goods on credit. enabling consumers to afford more/expensive goods.
  11. Offers transport, which relieves the consumer of transporting goods/transport cost.
  12. Offers other sale services to enhance product usage/ increase customers satisfaction (accept consumer examples of other sale services
Welcome to EasyElimu Questions and Answers, where you can ask questions and receive answers from other members of the community.

6.4k questions

9.6k answers


590 users