National Distribution Centre

Seamless Supply & Distribution

Anticipating what equipment your workforce will need and when they might need it is difficult to manage accurately.

CDW's National Distribution Centre (NDC) provides you with the flexibility and responsiveness that you need to manage your organisation's technology requirements including:

  • Ensuring device continuity
  • Managing planned and unplanned change
  • Improving supply availability and service levels to your business
  • Bill and Hold giving guaranteed availability on demand
  • Access to commercial benefits of volume purchasing
  • Pre-delivery configuration of devices

National Distribution Centre

Take a virtual tour of our National Distribution Centre in Rugby and discover how we can provide you with supply chain flexibility and responsiveness, ensuring you keep running efficiently and cost-effectively.

Business Outcomes You Can Expect

 

Fast, Reliable Delivery

Our National Distribution Centre operates 24 hours a day, 5 days a week, providing fast, efficient, and secure supply chain services to customers in the UK and worldwide. With 120,000 sq. ft of space, our National Distribution Centre removes the burden of large, expensive stockpiles of components.

  • In excess of 1 million items across over 10,000 different lines of product
  • We offer same-day domestic delivery and can ship domestically up to 10pm on any working day
  • Expert International Delivery and Compliance
  • Customer-specific stock is segregated, to be shipped at any time
  • If we don't already stock a product, we can source it on request

The National Distribution Centre is a secure site with a team of CDW security professionals working 24 hours a day, 7 days a week alongside nationally recognised monitoring partners to keep our people, site, and assets safe.

Supply Chain At Scale

The NDC provides a world-class warehouse and configuration operation which, combined with our comprehensive international capabilities and global network of local affiliates, means we can deliver specialised products and services to organisations all around the world.

  • The NDC ships to over 170 countries
  • Package tracking gives complete visibility of order progress, and allows us to resolve delays before they can escalate into problems
  • CDW will help guide you on permit and licence requirements
  • Last year, our National Distribution Centre recorded a shipment accuracy of 99.93%
Pre-Delivery Configuration

CDW's industry-leading 30,000 sq. ft Configuration Centre is at the heart of the NDC. We have a range of over 20 different pre-delivery configuration services to help ensure that upon arrival, your hardware and software is ready to use, and your team can be productive almost immediately.

Our services include:

  • EUC imaging, including domain join capabilities
  • Asset management - tagging, laser etching, custom label creation, information capture
  • Enterprise and network device configuration at scale
  • Data centre pre-staging and remote accessibility
  • Full store retail configuration - EPOS, digital signage, networking, and scanning

The CDW Difference in Supply Chain

CDW operates in a highly consultative and vendor agnostic manner, shaping integrated technology solutions to your requirements. Our difference in delivering these solutions to you covers tailored procurement solutions through to complex international logistics.

 

  • National Distribution Centre

    CDW's National Distribution Centre (NDC) provides you with the flexibility and responsiveness that you need to manage your business’ technology requirements.

  • International Logistics

    CDW supplies hardware and software solutions and services to over 170 countries, managing procurement, international customs, and delivery of configured devices.

  • Pre-Delivery Configuration

    CDW's Configuration Services based in the heart of the National Distribution Centre relieves your IT team from setting up new equipment, for greater operational efficiency internally.

Ensuring Success Through Strategic Partnerships

For over 30 years, we have established strong relationships with industry-leading brands and carefully selected emerging technology providers to deliver solutions that drive value for customers around the globe.

CDW Configuration Summary

Configuration

Relieve your IT team from setting up new equipment, for greater internal operational efficiency.
CDW International Logistics Summary

International Logistics

Managing international logistics is a complex business. CDW is experienced in supplying and supporting expanding organisations and established multinationals.
CDW Procurement Summary

Procurement

Consolidate suppliers, secure competitive commercial rates and improve operational efficiency with CDW's Procurement Solutions.
CDW Eprocurement Summary

eProcurement Services

eProcurement Services simplify and ensure compliance with your purchasing processes.
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Device-as-a-Service

If you're responsible for selecting, configuring, deploying, supporting, maintaining, recycling or upgrading devices, Device-as-a-Service (DaaS) can make your job much easier.
CDW Payment Solutions Summary

Payment Solutions

Payment solutions and equipment leasing lets you acquire the latest hardware, software, and support licences at a manageable cost while remaining flexible as your technology needs grow over time.
CDW Software Asset Management Summary

Software Asset Management

Our portfolio of Software Asset Management (SAM) solutions and independent approach to provisioning SAM services provides complete management and peace of mind for your software estate.

Get In Touch

At CDW, we're focused on finding the right solution to your supply chain challenges. If you would like greater flexibility and reliability around your IT stock, please get in touch.