MEDCO is North America's largest
combined PBE and Tool & Equipment
wholesaler in the automotive aftermarket.

WHO WE ARE   Management Team  

MEDCO is one of the most progressive and respected PBE Supply, and Mechanical Tools & Equipment distributors in the U.S. today, serving both traditional Wholesalers and Mobile Tool Dealers. Headquartered in Philadelphia since 1970, MEDCO operates fully-stocked warehouses in selected cities across the U.S., and continues to grow, representing over 400 manufacturer lines and over 100,000 SKU’s.

In 2014, Medco was acquired by United Stationers, a fortune 500 supplier of workplace essentials. In February 2015 United Stationers announced its intention to reposition the company to become Essendant. Through this repositioning, Essendant’s aspiration is to be the fastest, most convenient source of workplace essentials.

MEDCO is unlike any other warehouse distributor. We have a Management team that combines PBE and Tool & Equipment expertise with backgrounds in business disciplines including marketing, manufacturing, information technology, advertising, logistics, customer service, finance and more. We have a Purchasing team that is organized by product category, allowing them to focus on individual manufacturers
to negotiate best pricing and programs while developing long-term relationships. We have invested millions of dollars in technology to improve operating efficiencies for our customers and ourselves.We continue to upgrade every process, system and customer interaction as we attempt to add even more value for our customers. We are committed to our business and to yours, and recognize that our growth will only come from helping your business grow.

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Quick Facts about MEDCO
  Founded in 1930 as Liberty
Bell Equipment Corporation,
and rebranded MEDCO
(Manufacturers Equipment
Distribution Company) in 1970.
6 Customer Service Centers
located in 3 different time zones
in North America: Philadelphia,
Los Angeles, Atlanta, Fresno,
and 2 in St. Louis. 99% of calls
are answered in the first ring.
9 Distribution Centers in the
Continental United States,
3 in Canada. +94% fill rate on
all items ordered, +99% ship
same day. Most items delivered
within 1-2 days.