Caffey Distributing strives to be the employer of choice and will partner with our employees to accomplish their career aspirations. We are committed to the personal growth of every team member. We offer complimentary individual development training, as well as group training.
Caffey Distributing strives to create a diverse workplace. Employment practices are implemented without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religious beliefs, age, disability, sexual orientation, military status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local fair employment practice laws.
We constantly work to create a positive, helpful and rewarding environment for our employees.
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The Caffey Distributing Sales team directly services over 2400 accounts across Piedmont Triad. We pride ourselves on cultivating strong relationships with our customer partners by focusing on providing quality products, reliable service, and personal investment in their business. Doing this allows us to become the preferred beverage distributor of choice. Our sales team consists of three divisions that specialize in different segments of our customer base.
50% of sales
The Caffey Distributing Convenience Store Division represents 50% of the overall company sales
The Caffey Distributing Convenience Store Division services 541 Chains and 725 Independents = 1266 accounts
Convenience Store Sales represents Caffey Distributing in a professional manner while providing excellent customer service to each account. These include Chains such as Sheetz, Circle K, Speedway, Dollar General, Family Fare, Quality Mart, Four Brothers, and local independent corner stores. We work with them to execute weekly and monthly programs through gaining distribution, building displays, ensuring price realization, keeping them in stock, and keeping fresh products through rotation. Our goal is to maintain a high-quality standard of service by building relationships and trust with our accounts, in order to gain/maintain the preferred distributor status among our accounts.
The Caffey Distributing Grocery Store Division manages an average of 280 SKU’s per store
The Caffey Distributing Grocery Store Division services 9 chain retailers totaling 181 accounts
Grocery Sales represents Caffey Distributing in a professional manner while providing excellent customer service to each account. These include Chains such as Food Lion, Walmart, Harris Teeter, Lowes Foods, Total Wine, Costco, Publix, Sams, Target, and Lidl. We work with them to execute weekly and monthly programs through building displays, plus service most of their accounts daily, helping them to stay in stock and keep fresh products through rotation. Our goal is to maintain a high-quality standard of service by building relationships and trust with our accounts, in order to gain/maintain the preferred distributor status among our accounts.
Grocery sells 3,870,328 gallons of beer per year. That’s enough to fill 203 swimming pools full of beer!
The Merchandising team works in unison with the Grocery Sales team and is responsible for breaking down pallets of our products, stocking the shelves, rotating products, maintaining displays, organizing back stock, recording out of stocks, and helping maintain great relationships with our accounts.
The Caffey Distributing Tel-Sale position influences the most accounts amongst all positions, servicing over 600 accounts.
On-Premise Sales represents Caffey Distributing in a professional manner while providing excellent customer service to each account. These include Chains such as Kickback Jacks, East Coast Wings, Hams, Hooters, Chilis, Texas Roadhouse, and local independent accounts. We work with them to grow their business by distributing and featuring brands and ensuring quality standards are upheld through rotation and line cleaning. Our goal is to maintain a high-quality standard of service by building relationships and trust with our accounts, in order to gain/maintain the preferred distributor status among our accounts.
Fresh Tap cleans over 70,000 lines every year in the Triad area
Fresh Tap training and education requirements far surpass national standards for Draft Technicians
The Fresh Tap team works in unison with the On-Premise Sales team and is responsible for providing the very best service to our accounts with draft systems, and ensuring that all of the breweries we represent have the quality of beer they intended to get into the hands of consumers. A properly maintained draft system can make the difference in fresh and flavorful beer, with a perfect balance and presentation. As training is a priority for success, our technicians are taken through a thorough beer 101 course where they learn about the brewing process, our brands and breweries, and overall beer knowledge. This is followed by a draft system training course that goes in depth on all components of a system, and what is required to achieve a perfect pour. Our goal is to maintain a high-quality standard of service by building relationships and trust with our accounts, in order to gain/maintain the preferred distributor status among our accounts.
The Operations team at Caffey Distributing is responsible for coordinating inbound shipments with our supplier partners, ensuring quality, and building orders for our retail customers. First and second shift employees will operate equipment such as a forklift, walkie rider, and electric pallet jack. They are expected to safely operate equipment and maintain high-quality standards using FIFO and order weight verification.
The first shift is a veteran crew of 13 with a combined 193 years in the Caffey Family
Our 1st Shift warehouse workers are skilled at performing an array of duties such as receiving, processing, organizing, replenishing, and rotating incoming products from our supplier partners. This ensures quality standards are upheld for our consumers while maintaining a clean safe work environment for all our employees.
It is common for the selector team to avg 200 cases per hour and visit 39,000 pick slot locations in a single week.
Our 2nd Shift warehouse consists of a fast-paced working environment for those that have a competitive drive. Our order selecting process calls for accurately picking and filling orders from pick-row, to building quality pallets for our shift loaders to load the trucks in an efficient and safe manner for our drivers, along with keeping a clean and safe environment for all our employees.
The Delivery team at Caffey Distributing is responsible for representing the company in a professional manner and providing excellent customer service. The Driver operates a vehicle provided for their usage which requires a CDL A / B License. These vehicles range from a 10 Bay Truck to an 18 Bay Tandem or a 48 ft Tractor Trailer. The Driver will operate equipment such as a hand truck, electric pallet jack, etc. They maintain a friendly, working relationship with all our customers. They are expected to safely deliver products to their specified accounts and stocks all our products according to the type of account they are delivering to. This can be a Grocery Store / Convenience Store where they stock shelves and displays while maintaining the backstock area, or a Bar / Restaurant where we deliver kegs to.
Caffey Distributing is proud of our relationship with our employees. We offer a generous benefits package for every one of our team members.
Health & Wellness
Employees are offered a choice between two medical plans from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina which includes prescription drug. Caffey also offers dental, vision, and flexible spending accounts for health care and dependent care. Additionally, we offer competitive life, short and long term disability, AD&D, accident, and critical illness insurance plans.
Paid Time Off
We believe a proper work-life balance is an essential element of success and is vital to your well-being. At Caffey, paid time off is available after 90 days. Paid time off consists of vacation, holidays, floating holidays, and sick leave. New employees can earn up to 2 weeks of paid time off in the first year.
The 401(K) plan at Caffey is designed to help you automatically save for retirement with pre-taxed payroll deductions and company contributions. Caffey will match half of your contribution up to 6%.
Life & Disability Insurance
Caffey automatically provides you with company paid short term disability, as well as basic term life insurance coverage at one times your annual salary, up to a set amount. The policy provides you with additional coverage for accidental death or dismemberment. You also have the opportunity to purchase supplemental term life insurance for you and your dependents.
In addition to the above benefits, Caffey also offers the following:
Employee Assistance Programs
Employee Wellness Programs
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