About Us Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. (AWG) is the nation's largest cooperative food wholesaler to independently owned supermarkets, serving over 3,800 locations in more than half of the states in the country and from 10 distribution centers. The consolidated run-rate sales for AWG is $10 B. In addition to its' cooperative wholesale operations, the company also operates subsidiary companies which provide certain real estate and supermarket development services, retail accounting, digital marketing services, and is a wholesale supply provider of health and beauty care, general merchandise, specialty/international foods and pharmaceutical supply.
Our mission is to provide our member-retailers all the tools, products, and services they need to compete favorably in all markets served. This includes top quality supermarket merchandise and support services, all at the lowest possible cost.
To be the most retailer focused and highest performing member-owned food wholesaler.
AWG Values We exist to ensure the success and prosperity of our member retailers. We fulfill our purpose through our employee teammates; and we are collectively defined by these key values:
HUMILITY - We encourage and expect genuine collaboration, involvement and teamwork. We are active listeners that embrace retailer, employee, and member feedback to continuously strengthen our service to all.
ACCOUNTABILITY - Together, we are unyielding in delivering on our commitments and achieving results. Our employees are innovators and solution oriented; empowered to exceed member expectations.
TRANSPARENCY - Our members, employees and vendors clearly know our business practices, and we insist on honesty, openness, consistency, and completely ethical dealings, even when it’s difficult.
SERVING - Our passion is to serve and continually improve our level of support to members, employees and vendor partners.