Essendant Overview

  • Deerfield, IL
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1920
  • Company - Public
  • Taxi & Car Services
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable


Essendant Inc. is a leading national distributor of workplace items, with 2017 net sales of $5.0 billion. The company provides access to a broad assortment of over 170,000 items, including janitorial and breakroom supplies, technology products, traditional office products, ...
Mission: Essendant is a purpose-driven company that strives for more than just business success. We treat others with respect, act with honesty and integrity, and improve our communities. An important part of “enabling our partners to reach their full potential” is to honor our values, ...

Essendant Reviews

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Ric Phillips
71 Ratings
Former Employee, more than 1 year

"great place for part time"

Aug 28, 2022 - General Warehouse Associate in Mansfield, MA
Positive Outlook


flexible part time schedule, low stress environment, great people, good shift manager, regional management tries to participate and accept suggestions, relaxed learning process


stressful co-workers/opposite shift, old software
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Essendant Interviews

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Applied online79%
In Person5%

  1. Distribution Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Oaks, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    I applied through other source. I interviewed at Essendant (Oaks, PA) in Sep 2022


    Walk through the warehouse and see machines in action was part of the interview. It was quick and easy. The manager described a typical day and asked if I would be able to fulfill the responsibilities.

    How does your prior experience match this job?

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What are perks and other benefits like at Essendant?

...Good benefits and tuition reimbursement...

February 10, 2021

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Employees rate Essendant 3.7 out of 5 stars based on 351 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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Overall, 68 of employees would recommend working at Essendant to a friend. This is based on 334 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

61 of job seekers rate their interview experience at Essendant as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.4 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Essendant.

47 of employees think that Essendant has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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