As customers, we all wonder how Costco, BJ, Walmart, etc. make business with these big companies. Well after reading some perks, and tips as how marketing manager and marketing directors organize this fiasco. Wholesalers help move and store the product closer to the consumer, yet how do they make it seem so easy. As distributors, you are typically contractually based with manufactures, and your primary income is based on additional services provided beyond storage and inventory. The intermediarie is the person who acts as a link for both parties, however, as the intermediaries one needs to have the ability to reduce the number of contacts between the supply chain member and the other customer.