The Book of Lists is your resource to stay ahead of the competition. Get in-depth information on the largest and most influential businesses in East Tennessee. It is your instant reference tool for finding a company's top local executive, background on a specific industry, and much more. Create a list of sales contacts and general mailings lists, sort by company or geography, and import data directly to your desktop. Start your download now.


Log in here
PRODUCTS PROFILE ADD DATA CONTACT
Shopping Cart (0 items)

HTML View

Prefer PDFs?
A printer-friendly PDF of this list is available.

Download PDF file

Prefer Excel?
A complete spreadsheet of this list is available.

Download Excel file
Knoxville-Area Distribution Centers Ranked According to Number of Employees
Rank
'13
'12Company
Phone
Website
County
Local employees
Facility sq. ft.
Industries served
Parent company
Top local executive
Year founded
11United Parcel Service (UPS)
500 Callahan Drive
Knoxville, TN 37912
865-219-6613
ups.com
Knox
1,450
NA
All
NA
Atlanta, Ga.
Scott Nicley
Tim Long
Division manager
HR Director
1967
22Koch Foods1
123 S. Fairmont Ave.
Morristown, TN 37815
423-586-5722
kochfoods.com
Hamblen
1,087
NA
Poultry processing
NA
Park Ridge, Ill.
Joe Grendys
Owner
NA
33Green Mountain Coffee Roasters
3109 Water Plant Road
Knoxville, TN 37914
865-824-4600
gmcr.com
Knox
950
355,000
Food and beverage
NA
Waterbury, Vt.
Mike Brennan
Director of operations
1981
4NRFedEx (Express, Freight and Ground)2
3610 Hacks Cross Road
Memphis, TN 38125
865-546-0294
fedex.com
Knox
745
NA
All
FedEx Corp.
Memphis, Tenn.
NA
NA
1998
54Monterey Mushrooms
19748 Highway 72 North
Loudon, TN 37774
865-458-4611
montereymushrooms.com
Loudon
585
350,000
Retail, food service
NA
Watsonville, Calif.
Dirk Cox
General manager
1977
65Knoxville Coca-Cola Bottling Co.3
807 N. 21st St.
Knoxville, TN 37921
865-546-6020
cokecce.com
Knox
540
NA
Beverage
Coca-Cola Enterprises
Atlanta, Ga.
Heather Ferrando
District sales manager
1902
76CVS/Pharmacy Distribution Center
10008 Parkside Drive 4
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-670-1758
cvs.com
Knox
500
442,0005
Retail pharmacy
CVS Caremark
Woonsocket, R.I.
David Cole
Manager
19676
87Melaleuca
5301 N. National Drive
Knoxville, TN 37914
865-523-6600
melaleuca.com
Knox
392
397,0007
Personal care, household cleaning, wellness products
NA
Idaho Falls, Idaho
Teri Williams
VP, East Coast operations
1985
98American Book Co.
403 E. Old Andrew Johnson Highway
Jefferson City, TN 37760
865-262-0204
americanbookco.com
Jefferson
375
900,000
Distributor of closeout, remainder and bargain-priced books to bookstores, supermarkets, drug and dollar stores, book fairs, colleges
NA
Knoxville
Patrick O'Connor
President
1997
1010Pepsi Beverages Co.
2708 Federal Road8
Knoxville, TN 37914
865-524-0337
pepsico.com
Knox
356
NA
Beverage
PepsiCo
Purchase, NY
James Eason
Plant director
NA
1115House-Hasson Hardware Co.
3125 Water Plant Road
Knoxville, TN 37914
865-525-0471
househasson.com
Knox
260
390,000
Hardware distribution
NA
NA
Don Hasson
President
1906
1212The H.T. Hackney Co.
2500 Buttermilk Road W.
Lenoir City, TN 37771
865-717-6800
hthackney.com
Roane
246
350,000
Grocery stores, convenience stores, food service
NA
Knoxville
William B. Sansom
Chairman
1891
1314Sysco Knoxville
900 Tennessee Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37921
865-545-5600
syscoknoxville.com
Knox
226
353,000
Food service
NA
Houston, Texas
Lisa Healy
President
2008
14NRReinhart FoodService
4721 Singleton Station Road
Lousiville, TN 37777
865-970-7800
rfsdelivers.com
Blount
220
180,000
Restaurant
Reyes Holdings
Rosemont, Ill.
Keith Bowen
Division president
1946
1518TAlba Health
425 N. Gateway Ave., P.O. Box 125
Rockwood, TN 37854
865-354-0410
encompassgroup.net
Roane
163
NA
Health care products
Encompass Group
McDonough, Ga.
William Ott
Marty Davidson
President
General manager
1996
1618TCherokee Distributing Co.
200 Miller Main Circle
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-588-7641
cherokeedistributing.com
Knox
150
120,000
Malt beverage distribution
NA
NA
George B. Sampson
President
1958
16NRPerformance Foodservice9
5262 Air Park Blvd.
Morristown, TN 37813
423-318-8700
pfghale.com
Hamblen
150
110,000
Restaurants, schools, healthcare, catering, churches, food manufacturers, social services, away-from-home dining venues
Performance Food Group
Richmond, Va.
Ron Melcher
Doug Burley
President
Executive Vice President
1925
1617Wallace Hardware Co.
5050 S. Davy Crockett Parkway
Morristown, TN 37813
423-586-5650
wallacehardware.com
Hamblen
15010
300,000
Retail hardware stores, lumber yards
NA
NA
Doyle Wallace
President, CEO
1922
1 Source declined to participate. Information from Morristown Industrial Guide; 2 Source declined to participate. Information from 2013 survey. Multiple locations in greater Knoxville area. Address listed is FedEx Express world headquarters; 3 Information from Knoxville Chamber; 4 Also 3400 Huntington Park, Loudon ; 5 267,000 Knoxville, 175,000 Loudon; 6 Knoxville; 2003 Loudon; 7 2 plants; 8 Also 3501 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, 37921; phone: 865-523-9145 ; 9 Hale Division; 10 170 companywide
Source: Individual company representatives, Web sites. NA=not available or not applicable. Knoxville-area includes Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier and Union counties. If you notice an error or omission, please contact Angela Akers at 865-342-6424 or lists@knoxvillebiz.com.

Buy print version

Click to buy printed Book of Lists

Title Sponsors

Category Sponsor

Advertising & Sponsorship Info

Book of Lists - Ad ›

Book of Lists - Category Sponsorship ›

Book of Lists - Title Sponsorship ›

For ad reservations or help with questions, email Nancy Nabors or call (865)342-6454