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

by MRM STAFF 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 DistributionTM (LibDibTM), the first alcohol distributor and technology company to offer...

Liberation Distribution launches new platform

For the first time, “any maker of speciality wine, craft spirits and micro brews can easily set up distribution”, the company says. American alcohol distribution has not changed since the three-tier system was introduced in 1933 following the repeal of Prohibition. LibDib founder and CEO, Cheryl Durzy, who has 20...

Alcohol distributors – Beauty or Beast

There s a new wrinkle in the distributor world, offering lower cost and nationwide distribution –“ Masilva” (libdib.com). Most states, including Nevada, use a 3 tier distribution system – producer to distributor to retailer with a cost/profit grease at each level to for the skids. For small producers like we...

Startup develops model to connect alcohol manufacturers, sellers

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. Liberation Distribution, which is based in in San Jose, California and was founded by Cheryl...

New Distribution Model for Small Producers Takes Flight

Frank I. Hoppe, COO, Richard Brashears, CTO, and Cheryl Murphy Durzy, CEO have launched LibDib, a web platform and mobile app for distributing small producers’ inventory. With all the consolidation going on among distributors and producers of alcoholic beverages, it’s become increasingly difficult for small producers to get their product...

New web-based distribution portal

San Jose, Calif. — The founders of the new company Liberation Distribution claim the new web-based distribution portal provides a new and easy path to wholesale sales for beverage alcohol suppliers. The website is set up to facilitate sales in California by April 5 and has plans to bring the...

Technology to the Little Guys’ Rescue?

BY LESLIE GEVIRTZ || BEVERAGE INDUSTRY ENTHUSIAST Three Californians hope to upend a system for shipping and distributing wine, spirits and beer that has been in place since Prohibition ended, and they plan to do this with the help of technology. Cheryl Durzy, a 20-year wine industry veteran and licensed...

Wine News March 23, 2017

The Drinks Business on new player in the US wholesale wine market who is trying to shake things up. "The LibDib tech platform will automatically handle invoicing, payment processing, collections and taxes, which Durzy says allows producers and retailers to do business in “a more open, efficient and cost effective way”....