DMA Expands its Membership with Cash-Wa Distributing Co. and Martin Bros. Distributing Co., Inc.

2020-10-14 11:45:35


Headquartered in Kearney, Nebraska, Cash-Wa employs over 600 people, operates two distribution centers accounting for close to 500,000 square feet, four cash and carry stores, and multiple sales offices. Old fashioned service, innovative technologies, and a fleet of more than 175 trucks support their more than 6,500 customer partners succeed each, and every week.

Cedar Falls, Iowa is home to Martin Bros. 350,000 square feet distribution center, marketing center, solutions center and a Food Market, with a second Food Market in Mason City. As a respected family- and employee-owned food service provider for more than 75 years, Martin Bros. has delivered high-quality food distribution and strategic supply chain solutions to be a true partner with their customers, supported by a team of nearly 700 experienced and knowledgeable professionals.

 “Cash-Wa and Martin Bros. have tremendous foodservice distribution experience. They are two growing, respected, and customer-friendly distributors. Both servicing the center of the country, each of them family-owned and operated for more than 75 years.  We are looking forward to adding the experience, passion, infrastructure, technology, and customer first cultures into our network.  Late last year, we added Harbor Wholesale to our network.  Today, the addition of Cash-Wa and Martin Bros. gives us an even larger, more capable and reliable all-star team of foodservice distributors.  Our network continues to grow in support of multi-unit foodservice customer needs; that is what we do,” said Pat Mulhern, President and CEO of DMA.

“We are celebrating our 85th anniversary this year, and joining DMA is another step in taking the local and regional expertise we have and contributing to customers success coast to coast” said Bill Mathis, Co-President of Cash-Wa.  “Our associates, over 600 strong, are committed to treating customers as family, and we look forward to adding some great new restaurant brands to our customer base.”

"We are excited to join such an incredible class of industry leaders, bringing together our expertise to learn from one another and enhance the customer experience,” said Brooks Martin, President and Chief Operating Officer of Martin Bros. “We look forward to the opportunities for collaboration that this new venture will bring. Our employees and customers alike will have the ability to benefit as we work together to deliver on the promise of “Foodservice with a Difference”.

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