Associated Wholesaler's, Inc. (AWI) is a cooperative food distributor organized to provide flexible distribution and retail services that promote the growth and profitability of its member retailers. Our flexible distribution programs give us the ability to service convenience stores, supermarkets and superettes with grocery, dairy, meat, produce, general merchandise and frozen food products. Our retailer services include insurance programs, computer systems, including hardware and software, store development, merchandising, advertising, customer service, retail accounting, store equipment and store counseling. These services are fee based and offered through the cooperative on a not-for-profit basis, giving our members the highest quality of services available to a chain at the lowest possible cost.
CEO Retailer ownership of the distribution center guarantees a retail orientated program. Our board of directors consists entirely of independent convenience store and supermarket operators that are elected by the retailer stock holders. The synergies created between retailer and retailers' distribution center employees have allowed our retailer members to grow and prosper in an extremely competitive marketplace.
All retailers need to establish strong partnerships that they can rely upon to achieve their goals. Together we can develop marketing strategies that will help your store(s) gain market share. By joining your strengths with ours, we can continue to prosper together.