Distribution Companies

An excellent transportation system for moving goods, a trained and affordable workforce and a pro-business climate make the Knoxville region an ideal choice for the distribution/logistics industry.

Company Location Number of Employees Service
United Parcel Service (UPS) Knox 1,450 Delivers parcels to businesses & individuals
Keurig Green Mountain Knox 726 Wholesale coffee distribution, mail order catalog, internet sales, manufacturer
FedEx World Service Center Knox 450 Shipping
DeRoyal Industries Knox 747 Pharmaceutical distribution
Monterey Mushrooms Loudon 570 Retail foodservice distribution
CVS Knox/Loudon 530 Pharmaceutical distribution
Melaleuca Inc. Knox 350 Personal care, household cleaning & wellness products
Coca-Cola Bottling Company Knoxville 382 Bottling & soft drink distribution
Pepsi Beverage Co. Knox 368 Soft drink distribution
House-Hasson Hardware Co. Inc. Knox 350 Hardware distribution
Custom Foods of Amercia Knox 400 Restaurants, food service
U.S. Foodservice Blount 350 Wholesale food distribution
Reinhart Foodservice ,LLC Blount 344 Distributor of general line groceries to resaurants
American Book Company Jefferson 250 Distributes closeout books
H.T. Hackney Roane 340 Grocery distribution
Sysco Knoxville Knox 215 Restaurants, hotels, schools, hospitals food distribution
Kelsan Inc. Knox 201 Distributes sanitation supplies 
Cherokee Distributing Co. Knox 200 Beverage distribution
Alba Health Roane 175 Distributes health care products
Reily foods Co. (JFG Coffee) Knox 150 Distributes coffee, tea, seasonings & dressings
Seneca Medical Inc. Anderson 72 Distributes medical surgical supplies, equipment & support services
Veritiv Knox 50 Distributes paper supplies
B&T Distributing Co. Knox 50 Distributes to bars, restaurants, retail wine & spirits stores
Delta Apparel Anderson 34 Distribution
SeaSense Cocke 29 Marine product distribution

Source:  Book of Lists, community websites 2018