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JM SWANK Overview

North Liberty, IA
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
Logistics & Supply Chain
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
We are a national, full-line food ingredient distributor with over 60 years of expertise in sourcing, distribution and logistics. We offer complete, customized supply chain management services and transport over 800 million pounds of product annually through our flexible network ... Read more

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  • Our CEO and Marketing Intern volunteered at the North Liberty Summer Lunch Program today. They had the opportunity to serve alongside a local high school student in the area!

  • This month, JM Swank donated 152 food items to the North Liberty Community Pantry for their Thanksgiving in July campaign. It was a great opportunity for our employees to give back to the community around us.

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JM SWANK – Why Work For Us?

"the company we keep"

Grow with a company that's been growing since 1954

For more than 60 years, JM Swank has been expanding its distribution model to provide an integrated supply chain from order to delivery. We transport 800 million pounds of product annually and provide expertise in sourcing, distribution and logistics to customers nationwide.

"One call, one truck, one invoice"

JM Swank helps you achieve efficiencies through ordering multiple ingredients that arrive on one truck. This simple "one call, one truck, one invoice" solution helps you save time, drive freight savings and simplify receiving.

Experience the difference our people make

JM Swank demonstrates honesty, fairness and flexibility in everything we do. We work hard to meet your product needs, and we keep you informed of the latest market activity and product developments to help you save money. Our team's personal approach to partnership makes the difference in your bottom line, which is why around here we say, JM Swank is "the company we keep?".

Professional Career Openings

JM Swank is looking for outstanding individuals to help us grow and succeed in serving our customers. To see a current list of our openings, please visit our Careers site.

Hiring Regional and OTR Drivers

JRRW Transport and its three trucks were purchased by JM Swank in 1974 to deliver food ingredients for its expanding distribution network. Today that network includes 80 trucks and multiple distribution centers throughout the United States. JRRW takes pride in having quality equipment and operates late model tractors that are leased and well maintained. Units are assigned to drivers and they are responsible for proper care.

My sincere thanks to each of you, who have taken the time to provide reviews and comments on our Glassdoor site. At JM Swank, we strive each day to build an organization that is consistently recognized as a leader in our industry; an organization that behaves with unwavering integrity, and an organization that creates real and sustained value for our customers and suppliers.

Our efforts can only be successful with the support and commitment of each of our team members, and your candid feedback is incredibly valuable in helping us to better understand where we are doing well, where we can continue to improve, and where we need to focus our attention more diligently to unleash the potential of our people.

The past year has been a period of incredibly fast change in our business; and while change is energizing and exciting, it can also be daunting, and can challenge each of us in unique ways. You have my personal commitment that we are listening and learning from your observations and that your feedback will make a difference in our transformative journey.

Shawn Meaney, CEO

JM Swank, LLC

JM SWANK Reviews

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    I recently joined JM Swank and am enjoying the culture. It's a nice mix of long tenured staff and new hires. Everyone has that friendly "Iowa Nice" attitude and helps each other out.

    It's an exciting time as we transition to a stand-alone company and drive for growth. We are investing in many areas to enable that growth. We get to control our own destiny!


    There has been a lot of change and that always presents challenges with communication. There is a lot of effort to address this.

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    Keep up the drive to grow and improve the culture!

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JM SWANK Interviews



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    I applied online. I interviewed at JM SWANK in April 2017.


    I applied online and JM Swank followed up to set up an interview. They scheduled an interview for a week later. The interview was with two members of the JM Swank team. I was asked about my experience, how it applied to the position, the industry, and how my skills could benefit JM Swank. The interview was professional, but not super stressful. I felt like the company took their time to get to know me as an individual. I left the interview excited about the possibility of working here based on my experience and what they had told me about the position. They followed up within a few days and kept me informed throughout the whole process about what was going and their timeline for a decision. Within a week, they offered me a position over the phone and I accepted.

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