Eby-Brown Transportation


Eby-Brown Transportation as the name suggests is a transportation company and was founded in 1887, Eby-Brown has been managed and led by members of the Wake family for about 50 years. The company is a privately held, thin layered and financially sound company that is dedicated to providing the best possible service to customers and the industry as a whole. Among others Eby-Brown services convenience stores, grocery stores, and other convenience-based retail companies within a 28-state area.

Their services include retail marketing, a weekly email sent to customers advising them of the new products just as they are entering into the market, monthly merchandiser featuring an array of promotions and new item information, suggested planograms in a variety of sizes for many different product categories, manufacturersÂ’ product display racks, point of sale materials to maximize impulse sales, custom advertising programs designed by customers exclusively for their stores, Eby-Brown trade shows where customers can meet manufacturers, see and often sample the latest products that are on the market, local merchandising teams for new store sets and transition resets.

The company has a very good technical support team that offers services electronic data interchange, more commonly referred to as EDI. This is the exchange of information via computers over the Internet between trading partners. Eby-Brown has long been a pioneer within business channels in the areas of electronic invoicing and price book support using either ANSI x12 standard formats or customersÂ’ proprietary formats. The IRIS (Intelligent Reporting Information System) is a decision support system that allows clients to access velocity information 24/7 and features six different reports to aid purchasing and marketing decisions. The ORCHID that is Optimized Replenishment of Cigarettes Using Historical & Inventory Data is the most comprehensive automatic replenishment program in the industry, designed to minimize out-of-stocks, while reducing overall inventory investment.

Not only dealing with Eby-Brown as a customer is a most satisfying and enjoyable experience but also working with them is with a lot of employee benefits and perks thrown in. This takes the level of employee satisfaction up a great deal and so that satisfaction is passed on to the customer in the form of quality service.