Silicon Valley Startup Aims to Disrupt Distribution

A new Silicon Valley-based alcohol distribution company is hoping to disrupt the three-tier system by offering small-batch beer, wine and spirits producers a more cost-effective route to market and contracts void of strict franchise provisions.

New Company Breaks Barriers to Distribution for Small Producers

Consolidation continues to make distributors bigger and fewer while the number of producers grow with new small producers enter the market. The vast majority of wineries in the US produce less than 5,000 cases, and they?ve been effectively blocked from three-tier distribution because distributor giants won?t take them on, but that?s about to change.

LibDib Develops Virtual Distribution Model

Industry members have often predicted the US market will see an increase in the number of small distributors that will ?ll in the gaps created by the consolidation of the nation’s largest wholesalers. Liberation Distribution (LibDib), a new web-based alcohol distribution platform, plans to be the ?rst virtual distributor to work with those gap suppliers […]

LibDib Launches the First Web-Based Three-Tier Alcohol Distribution Platform

San Jose, CA, March 22, 2017 ? Alcohol distribution has not changed since the inception of the three-tier system at the repeal of Prohibition in 1933. Today, a new path to distribution is available to beverage alcohol suppliers with the unveiling of Liberation Distribution? (LibDib?), the first alcohol distributor and technology company to offer a […]