Institutional Wholesale Co Inc


Institutional Wholesale Co (IWC) is a foodservice distribution company supplying a wide line of food and food related products to the middle Tennessee and southern Kentucky area.
Institutional Wholesale started its operations in 1957 on having one salesman, one deliveryman, and one truck. And its distribution area stopped at Putnam County's borders. In 1958, Jimmy W. Mackie bought a half-interest in the company. The sales volume that year was about 100,000 dollars. The next year, Mackie became the sole proprietor and operated the company by himself until 1968, when he and his brother LeRoy formed a corporation and moved operations to the company's last complex at 25 South Whitney Avenue in Cookeville. With wise, innovative management and careful attention to customer service, the company has expanded from a small business to a large and complex corporation with over 130 employees, 35 vehicles, a 55-county distribution area and a data processing system that monitors multimillion dollar sales.
IWC's product line includes a broad line of food categories, a beverage service program, janitorial items and a complete line of chemicals for dishwashing and laundry. For each products the company offers the best name brands available, including Heinz, Tyson, Nabisco, General Mills, Kraft and Nestle, etc. Institutional Wholesale is also a distributor of Frosty Acre Brands. These products deliver the highest satisfaction in terms of quality and value.
The IWC Cash and Carry store repacks case quantities for resale in smaller units at affordable, wholesale prices. The company offers a broad line of quality foods, paper products, cleaning/janitorial supplies and light cooking equipment. In addition to households, the companyÂâ€Ã¢„¢s extensive product line is perfect for personal specialty item shopping, small businesses and churches. The company offers name brand products.
The company on-going mission is to provide products of the highest quality; company has recently opened a state-of-the-art 100,000-square-foot warehouse facility in Cookeville, Tennessee. This facility enables the company to use sophisticated methods to keep its extensive inventory in optimum condition.
The company is committed to provide quality products and service at a price that adds value to their customer's businesses.