Company Overview

The Essendant Story.

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Essendant. Beyond Essential.

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Winning From the Middle

We are Essendant. We go beyond the essentials to enable our customers to achieve their full potential. We offer a comprehensive product portfolio with easy and efficient customer access. Our extensive nationwide platform provides next-day order fulfillment with speed and convenience. We foster connections, bringing together hundreds of suppliers with thousands of resellers to reach millions of customers. We have deep industry expertise built on relationships that span decades.

Logistical Excellence

Essendant’s advanced systems for receiving, stocking, picking, shipping and tracking merchandise enable us to process and ship a customer order within hours of receipt. Our vast inventory of workplace essentials—everything from industrial and automotive products to office supplies, technology and furniture to breakroom, cleaning, and facilities maintenance products—sourced domestically and globally, is expertly managed to meet local market demand. Our focus on continuous improvement results in high ratings for quality and customer satisfaction.

Actionable Insights

We have a unique perspective that comes from our work with hundreds of suppliers and thousands of resellers. We have expertise in categories and products, channels and customers. We bring expertise and capabilities in the form of digital and marketing support. We are naturally curious, and we have experience in working through tough challenges. We help resellers of all sizes overcome obstacles in a changing marketplace. It’s more than just the essential products, it is the essential solutions that enable our resellers to succeed in a changing environment.

Committed to a Brighter Tomorrow

At Essendant, we take great pride in enabling our customers to realize their full potential. That’s because we are dedicated to going beyond the essentials to better serve our customers, help them build connections with end users and ultimately create a stronger community.