A Distribution Network represents a physical network used to transport materials or energy.

A Distribution Network represents the physical distribution or transportation infrastructure. It embodies the physical realization of the logical paths between Nodes.

A Distribution Network connects two or more Nodes. A Distribution Network may realize one or more Paths. A Distribution Network can consist of sub-networks and can aggregate Facilities and Equipment.

Category: Physical Elements and Active structure aspect

Examples: Local Trucking, Overseas Shipping.

Source: Archi - The Free ArchiMate Modelling Tool - Hint for the model element.


The (ontological) order of Distribution Network is the Techno Order.
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