CORE-MARK HOLDING COMPANY, INC.

CORE-MARK HOLDING COMPANY, INC.

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Company Overview
Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. (Core-Mark) is a publicly quoted company primarily engaged in the wholesale distribution of grocery and related products to the convenience store industry in the North America. The company was incorporated in August 2004 and has its registered headquarters located in South San Francisco, California, United States of America. It is listed on the NASDAQ National Market under ticker symbol CORE.
Core-Mark offers sales and marketing, distribution and logistics services to customer locations across the United States and Canada. It distributes a line of national and private-label convenience store products to over 21,000 customer locations, which products include cigarettes, tobacco, candy, snacks, fast food, groceries, fresh products, dairy, non-alcoholic beverages, general merchandise, and health and beauty care products. The company services traditional convenience stores, which customers include many of the major national and super-regional convenience store operators, as well as a number of multi and single-store customers; and alternative outlets selling conveniences stores, which customers include a variety of store formats, including drug stores, grocery stores, liquor stores, cigarette and tobacco shops, hotel gift shops, correctional facilities, military exchanges, college bookstores, casinos, video rental stores, hardware stores and airport concessions.
Core-Mark operates a network of 24 distribution centers in 12 states and Canada. It distributes approximately 39,000 stock keeping units (SKUs) of packaged consumable goods to its customers, and also provides an array of information and data services. The company has operations in the Western United States consisting of 15 distribution centers located in California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Washington; the Eastern United States consisting of four distribution centers located in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Kentucky and Minnesota; and Canada consisting of three distribution centers located in Alberta, British Columbia and Manitoba.
Core-Mark operates two facilities, Artic Cascade and Allied Merchandising Industry, are consolidating warehouses that buy products from the company’s suppliers in bulk quantities and then distribute the products to its other Western distribution centers.
Its two additional facilities operate as third-party logistic provider. One is Arizona Distribution Center (ADC), located in Phoenix, Arizona, is dedicated solely to supporting the logistics and management requirements of one of its major customers, Alimentation Couche-Tard, and the second is Valero Retail Distribution Facility (RDC), located in San Antonio, Texas, is dedicated solely to supporting another major customer, Valero.
The company purchases a variety of brand name and private-label products from its suppliers and manufacturers. The company provides customers a variety of food and non-food products, including candy, snacks, fast food, groceries, fresh products, dairy, non-alcoholic beverages, general merchandise and health and beauty care products.
Business Summary
Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. is a marketer of fresh and supply solutions to the convenience retail industry in North America providing sales and marketing, distribution and logistics services to customer locations across the United States and Canada. It offer retailers the ability to participate in manufacturer and Company-sponsored marketing programs, merchandising and product category management services, as well as the use of information systems. In addition, the wholesale distributing capabilities provide services to both manufacturers of consumer products and convenience retailers.
Description and history
Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. is a marketer of fresh and supply solutions to the convenience retail industry in North America providing sales and marketing, distribution and logistics services to customer locations across the United States and Canada. It offer retailers the ability to participate in manufacturer and Company-sponsored marketing programs, merchandising and product category management services, as well as the use of information systems. In addition, the wholesale distributing capabilities provide services to both manufacturers of consumer products and convenience retailers.

The Company distributes a range of national and private label convenience store products to approximately 24,000 customer locations in all 50 states of the Unites States and five Canadian provinces. The products distributed include cigarettes, tobacco, candy, snacks, fast food, groceries, fresh products, dairy, non-alcoholic beverages, general merchandise and health and beauty care products. It services traditional convenience stores as well as alternative outlets selling convenience products. The traditional convenience store customers include the national and super-regional convenience store operators, as well as multi- and single-store customers. The alternative outlet customers comprises a range of store formats, including drug stores, grocery stores, liquor stores, cigarette and tobacco shops, hotel gift shops, military exchanges, college bookstores, casinos, movie theaters, hardware stores and airport concessions.

The Company operates a network of 26 distribution centers across the United States and Canada, including two distribution centers, which operate as a third party logistics provider. It distributes approximately 42,000 stock keeping units (SKUs) of packaged consumable goods to the customers and also provides a range of information and data services, which enable the customers to better manage retail product sales and marketing functions.

The Company competes with McLane Company, Inc., The H.T. Hackney Company, Eby-Brown Company, GSC Enterprises, Inc. and Hostess Brands, Inc.

Business Line
Wholesale distribution of grocery and related products to the convenience store industry
Subsidiary
CORE-MARK INTERNATIONAL, INC.
Advisor
DELOITTE & TOUCHE LLP
IPO date
4/1/2005
US SIC Code
5141
Company Address
Suite 415
395, Oyster Point Boulevard
City province or state postal code
94080, SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Phone: +1 650 589 9445
Fax:
Country address: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Website url: www.core-mark.com