Essendant Inc. is a leading supplier of workplace essentials, with 2015 net sales of $5.4 billion. The company stocks a broad assortment of over 180,000 items, including technology products, traditional office products, janitorial and breakroom supplies, office furniture, industrial supplies, and automotive aftermarket tools. The Company's network of 74 distribution centers enables the Company to ship most products overnight to more than ninety percent of the U.S.

At Essendant, we go beyond the essentials to enable our customers to achieve their full potential. We offer a comprehensive product portfolio with easy and efficient customer access. Our extensive nationwide platform provides next-day order fulfillment with speed and convenience. We foster connections, bringing together hundreds of suppliers with thousands of resellers to reach millions of customers. We have deep industry expertise built on relationships that span decades.

Company Growth (employees)
Deerfield, US
Size (employees)
6,600 (est)+4%
Essendant was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in Deerfield, US

Key People at Essendant

Robert Aiken

Robert Aiken

President & Chief Executive Officer
Carole Tomko

Carole Tomko

Senior Vice President, Human Resources Officer
Earl Shanks

Earl Shanks

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Essendant Office Locations

Essendant has offices in Deerfield, Orchard Park, Dorval, Philadelphia and in 3 other locations
Deerfield, US
Pasadena, US
Tulsa, US
Atlanta, US
Philadelphia, US
Dorval, CA
Orchard Park, US

Essendant Metrics

Essendant Summary

Market capitalization

$546.7 m

Closing share price

Essendant's current market capitalization is $546.7 m.

Essendant Financials

Essendant's revenue is $5.4 b in FY, 2016 which is a 0.1% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$5.1 b$5.3 b$5.4 b$5.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$4.3 b$4.5 b$4.5 b$4.6 b


$209.2 m$210.2 m$29.8 m$117.5 m

Interest income

$593 k$500 k$996 k$1.3 m

Pre tax profit

$197.5 m$194.5 m$10.2 m$94.7 m

Net Income

$123.2 m$119.2 m($44.3 m)$63.9 m

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