PMA has it covered cooperatively!
Peer Marketing Associates, Inc. (PMA).
Organized November 1, 1991, PMA is a national bargaining cooperative owned by 102 convenience distributor companies. PMA’s network totals 243 distribution centers that service 125,000 unique retail outlets. Included in this total are 47,500 lower volume single store operators.
Our convenience distributors quickly and efficiently move FMCGs (fast moving consumer goods) to their retail customers. In 2017, PMA members purchased $346+ MM of product from PMA preferred suppliers.
"We must all hang together or most assuredly we will all hang separately." - Ben Franklin, founder of the first American cooperative -The Philadelphia Contributionship