2013 Distribution Giants

2012
Rank
Company (`11 Rank) 2012
(in millions)
2011 # of Sales-people Buying
Group
50 Buffalo Hotel Supply Co. Inc., Amherst, N.Y. (54)
H61%, L6%, SW15%, T8%, J1%, F9%
$25.70 $22.40 17 ABC, IFED
51 Alack Refrigeration Co., Hammond, La. (65)
H60%, L8%, SW18%, T5%, P/D1%, J3%, F5%
$25.25 $18.85 34 NAFED
52 Ashland Equipment, Inc., Belcamp, Md. (51) H75%, L25% $25.20 $24.11 6 SEFA
53 Chef’s Toys, Fountain Valley, Calif. (58)
H32%, L15%, SW43%, T8%, J1%, F1%
$24.75 $19.45 35 PRIDE
54 Direct South, Swanee, Ga. (78) $24.71* $14.14 n/a NAFED
55 Boston Showcase Co., Newton Highlands, Mass. (53)
H45%, L15%, SW15%, T15%, J5%, F5%
$24.50 $23.90 12 PRIDE
56 H. Weiss Co., Armonk, N.Y. (52)
H40%, L10%, SW23%, T10%, P/D10%, J5%, F2%
$24.00 $24.00 15 SEFA
57 The Restaurant Source, Denver, Colo. (55) $22.00 $22.00 n/a ABC, IFED
58 Oswalt Restaurant Supply, Oklahoma City, Okla. (50)
H63%, L10%, SW16%, T9%, F2%
$20.80 $24.50 11 SEFA
59 Dykes Restaurant Supply, Inc., Huntsville, Ala. (63)
H50%, L10%, SW15%, T10%, J5%, F10%
$20.25 $18.90 17 ABC, IFED
60 B & J-Peerless Food Service Equipment, Kansas City, Kan. (56) $20.20* $21.86* 21 NAFED
61 Curtis Rest. Equipment Inc., Springfield, Ore. (59)
H60%, L18%, SW10%, T5%, J2%, F5%
$19.70 $19.40 18 ABC, IFED
62 United Rest. Equipment, Raleigh, N.C. (68)
H30%, L10%, SW30%, T10%, P/D5%, J10%, F5%
$19.63 $17.22 15 NAFED
63 Restaurant Equipment World, Orlando, Fla. (62)
H60%, L10%, SW5%, T5%, P/D10%, J5%, F5%
$19.60 $19.10 35 SEFA, TUG
64 Burkett Restaurant Equipment, Toledo, Ohio (66)
H58%, L25%, SW5%, T5%, J2%, F5%
$19.20 $17.80 11 NAFED
65 ACityDiscount, Atlanta, Ga. (69)
H53%, L31%, SW7%, T2%, J1%, F6%
$19.02 $16.76 13 NAFED
66 L&M Foodservice, Bullhead City, Ariz. (67)
H15%, L5%, SW5%, T10%, P/D40%, J21%, F4%
$18.85 $17.41 11 PRIDE, AFFLINK
67 The Warehouse Store Fixture Company, Waterbury, Conn. (64) H50%, L25%, SW10%, T10%, F5% $18.50 $18.90 5 CPG, NAFED
68 Breckenridge Kitchen Equip. & Design, Huron, Ohio (61)
H89%, L9%, F2%
$18.41 $19.20 7 SEFA
69 Culinex, Fargo, N.D. (70) $18.31 $16.40 13 PRIDE
70 Avanti Restaurant Solutions, Sacramento, Calif. (88)
H50%, L15%, F35%
$17.94 $12.11 n/a SEFA
71 Rapids Wholesale Equipment, Marion, Iowa (60)
H73%, L14%, SW7%, T3%, F3%
$17.75 $19.24 24 CPG
72 Restaurant and Store Equipment Co., Salt Lake City, Utah (71) $17.00 $16.00 14 ABC, IFED
73 Gold Star Products, Oak Park, Mich. (82)
H30%, L5%, SW30%, T20%, P/D10%, J3%, F2%
$16.00 $13.00 14 PRIDE
73 International Restaurant Distributors, Apoka, Fla. (--)
H68%, L10%, SW15%, T2%, F5%
$16.00 $12.00 9 NAFED
75 Serv-U, Champaign, Ill. (73) $15.50 $15.10 n/a SEFA

*FE&S Estimate **Revised Sales Distribution Key: H=Heavy Equipment, L=Light Equipment, SW=Smallwares, T=Tabletop, P/D=Paper & Disposables, J=Janitorial, F=Furnishings, FAB=Fabrication, S&L=Leasing