Barrett Distribution a Greater Memphis Chamber ‘Top 10 to Watch’ Company

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Media Release

 Barrett Distribution a Greater Memphis Chamber ‘Top 10 to Watch’ Company

3rd Generation Warehousing and Logistics Provider Recognized for Regional Growth, Investment

Franklin, MA – December 11, 2012 – Barrett Distribution Centers was named in October to the Greater Memphis Chamber’s prestigious list of ‘Top 10 to Watch’ companies.  This week, the organization will celebrate and honor the companies with a dinner and feature each in its year-end online publication, the Memphis Crossroads Magazine.  The ten companies represent a wide array of industries and are recognized for significant growth this year through expansion, hiring or bringing investment to Memphis.

 “We are honored by this distinction and proud to contribute to the greater Memphis business community,” said COO Tim Barrett. “Memphis is an important market for Barrett Distribution Centers' customers, and accordingly, an integral part of Barrett's nationwide capabilities and strategic growth plan.”

 This recognition comes on the heels of Barrett Distribution Centers’ ranking on Inc. Magazine’s Fastest Growing Inc. 500/5000 for a fourth time, and earning the Family Business Award (FBA) of Massachusetts.  The third-generation family business provides supply chain management and logistics services for companies from Tivoli Audio to Kellogg, Kraft, Vibram Five Fingers and BMW. 


Barrett Distribution Centers, headquartered in Franklin, Massachusetts, and founded in 1941 as a single warehouse operation, has grown to serve a wide array of customers and industries with a network of 12 strategic distribution centers throughout the US. These facilities are designed to efficiently handle fast moving consumer goods for leaders and future leaders of the consumer electronics, chemical, food and beverage, and footwear and apparel sectors.  Barrett provides both consumer direct fulfillment and retail channel delivery, with facilities and operations covering the East Coast, West Coast, Mid-Atlantic and Southeast.