Standard Distributing Company is a leading convenience store supplier serving Northeastern Oklahoma, Southwestern Missouri and Southeastern Kansas. Since our founding over 100 years ago, we have remained committed to treating our customers like friends of the family, helping make you successful with the best in products and services designed for your business.
Unmatched in our ability to help customers cut costs and increase profits
- With a talented merchandising team noted for helping customers identify significant increases in sales—in some cases as much as 10 percent.
- By providing an extra measure of service, like customized order guides, special orders, timely next-day delivery to drastically reduce your inventory cost, and much more.
- Regular sales visits to keep pace with your requirements.
With our strong commitment to personalized customer service, a local presence, and a product selection second to none, Standard Distributing is in a class by itself as your reliable one-stop shop for all of your store’s needs.
Superior Customer Service
At Standard Distributing, our customer service is as attentive now as it was when we were delivering products from horse drawn wagons. Today, we’re aided by advanced technology and a speedy delivery fleet. We take pride in the extensive capabilities we offer our customers, such as,
- Knowledge: With a combined experience base of more than 300 years, the sales staff at Standard Distributing is one of the most knowledgeable in the industry. We readily share our expertise with our customers, and apply it to analyze and improve your business.
- Dedication and Communication: Our dedicated sales people visit stores once or twice weekly, outpacing our competition. During these store visits, scheduled at your convenience, our friendly sales representatives consult with you on such matters as product line and inventory control to maximize sales and minimize outages. We go beyond just taking orders to provide reports, business reviews, and other information to help you stay on top of the market and improve your bottom line.
- Savings: In addition to identifying cost-saving strategies for you, our sales staff can help you take full advantage of rebate programs for added income. Plus we pick up credits regularly, saving you time and money. In addition, we make sure our customers are informed about all supplier promotions and new product trends.
- Support: At Standard Distributing, we treat our customers like partners and friends, offering full merchandising support, help with setting and tagging shelves, and assistance to assure product presentation is the most effective it can be.
- Technology: Our customers can choose to enter their orders at their convenience using online ordering. They may also choose to scan products and transmit their order using an app on their smart phone or with a Cipherlab handheld order entry device. Or if required our sales reps can assist with orders using an Intermec advanced handheld order entry device. All methods use state of the art technology to make ordering easier, quicker and virtually error free. We are constantly evaluating new order entry methods as they become available.
We’ve Got It
Standard Distributing offers the most complete product line in the business, with a wide selection of the most wanted products. We specialize in food service products, leading the way with our extensive selection. Why deal with anyone else when Standard Distributing can serve as your single most efficient and cost effective source for:
- Cigarettes: Imported and Domestic
- Cigars, Smokeless, Roll-Your-Own, Other Tobacco Products, e-Cigarettes
- Fine Cigars
- Smoker Accessories
- Candies, Gum, Mints
- Concession Stand Supplies
- Snack Foods
- Groceries, Batteries
- Refrigerated/Frozen, Heat-to-Eat Products
- Beverages: Juice, Bottled Water
- Health and Beauty Care Products, Energy Drinks
- Automotive, Work Gloves
- Paper Supplies & Cups
- Store and Janitorial Supplies
- Complete Line of Food Service Offerings
- Coffee Program
- Milk Program
Customizing for Convenience
Standard Distributing serves a wide range of customers—large chain and independent supermarkets and grocery stores, casinos, independent and chain convenience stores, restaurants, hospitals, drug stores, tobacco shops, service stations, schools, and tribal shops. Each of these markets has different needs, and we respond accordingly with tailored products and services, updated on a regular basis to keep pace with your evolving requirements. Keep in mind that we specialize in food service items! As your local supplier, we are in your neighborhood, available to provide first class personal attention and support that our big out-of-town competitors can’t match. We’re always on the lookout for ways we can help you.
Standard Distributing’s huge warehouse, powered by the latest technology, is centrally located in the region we serve. This facility allows us to maintain a vast inventory of products, all of which we can get out to our customers on a “just-in-time” basis. Single-pick items, for example are readily available to help you avoid the expense of over-ordering. We fill your orders the next day, and sometimes even the same day, with outstanding efficiency and accuracy. Your products arrive fresh and on time, brought to you on our own trucks by our friendly delivery personnel.
Our warehouse personnel use a state of the art PickRight order pulling system, and a modern cigarette-stamping machine coupled with a sophisticated verification system to significantly improve order accuracy. Additionally, over the past few years, we have made massive improvements to our Enterprise Resource Planning software, computer hardware and purchasing systems to improve our ability to service our customers.
Need an unusual item? We are adept at filling special orders quickly. Want to cut costs and increase profits? Take advantage of the expertise and experience offered gladly by Standard Distributing.
Standard Distributing services customers in Northeast Oklahoma, Southwest Missouri and Southeast Kansas. Please call us at (918) 224-7777 or go to our contacts page if we can be of service to you.