Apple recently began to use its huge apple store chain as a node in its product distribution network, enabling faster delivery of goods than goods shipped from China. So far, the strategy of Apple’s online distribution center is obviously different from that of Apple’s regional distribution center. Products such as iphoneipads and Macs will be shipped directly to buyers from a network of nearly 300 retail outlets across North America, according to a source familiar with the company’s new shipping process, according to a news agency. Apple told employees that direct delivery from Apple stores would translate into faster delivery times. < / P > < p > the program uses FedEx in the United States and UPS in Canada to deliver inventory to customers living within a 100 mile radius, thus reducing the delivery window to one day. < / P > < p > Apple began to test the new distribution process in a small number of stores that reopened in June and July due to the closure of the coronavirus. According to the report, in the past few months, many delivery locations have been added, although not all outlets have participated in the project. < / P > < p > in addition to faster transportation, the initiative also reduces the burden on overseas supply chains. The company usually ships equipment directly from the factory to the customer’s door, but the new method may further save time and cost. < / P > < p > in addition, the plan will keep Apple stores open during the period of the coronavirus blockade. Apple has discussed turning some stores into online support or sales call centers – as has been seen in selected locations – if and when they are required to close due to national or regional restrictions, the report said. Global Tech