The future of food distribution: going direct
Giving food producers back their independence
We make distribution accessible to more artisan food producers than ever before
Prep is a B2B sales, storage and distribution solution that supports food producers and brands to operate directly with wholesale buyers while maintaining control of pricing, inventory and brand identity.
Focus & Adaptability
Whether you have one product line or a hundred products, refrigerated or ambient, we can support you to sell it, store it, deliver it and maintain your customer experience so you can focus on your product and brand.
Through our scalable distribution network, we connect food producers with suitable buyers and help to streamline the process of ordering, invoicing, labelling, managing & alerting.
We are responsible, proactive and adaptable to help you maintain your current sales, grow your revenue in both existing and new markets.
- 💻 Tech - we provide a platform to list and market all your products + details so buyers can make information decisions about the products they choose to stock Including shelf life, storage and consumption info.
- 📑 Ordering & Consolidation - Ordering is made easy for buyers by allowing them to purchase multiple products in one checkout and have orders consolidated into one delivery.
- 🔥 Marketing & Promoting - The platform suggests new products to buyers based on their business profile, helping vendors efficiently find the right new buyers.
- 💅 GET PAID, no more chasing - We work with buyers payment preferences and automate vendors payouts each month, so you know when you’ll be paid and when to pop the champers…
- ☠️ Customer service - We help producers onboard their existing buyers and secure the first order. We provide continuous customer service and support with order reminders, and standing orders. We handle all the logistical challenges of food distribution Australia wide.
- 🤑 Sales - We provide sales support both online and in person to help with sampling, promotions, generating new sales and maintaining existing relationships.
What it costs
Prep is a scalable full service sales, storage and distribution service.
Our service is charged as a fee from each order.
Distribution as a Service
Includes B2B-Commerce Platform + Logistics Service
Storage + Delivery
(ambient, chilled or frozen products)
(suitable for fresh made products)
How Prep compares to a traditional distributor
Producers and brands, big or small can access this service and earn greater profits and increased transparency compared to selling to a traditional middleman distributor.
Traditional distributor average
30% - 35% fee
No customer visibility
15.7% - 22.7% fee
Paid on time
To join Prep was an easy decision and one I have not looked back on. The guidance, vision and genuine passion from the Prep team has been phenomenal, along with the platform itself. It has made scaling my business achievable and enjoyable.
Working with the team at Prep Local has been fantastic and has meant that we are able to get some of our favourite Sydney products here in Newcastle! The team is always willing to go above and beyond to support our small business and is an absolute pleasure to work with.