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Republic National Distributing Company Overview

Grand Prairie, TX
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year

Working at Republic National Distributing Company

With roots extending before Prohibition, Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC) is a family-owned business that has evolved into the nation’s second largest wholesale wine and spirits distributor, employing more than 9,500 associates across 22 states and D.C. We ... Read more

Mission: To be the national distributor of choice of alcoholic beverage producers who value the three-tier system, building branded products and profitability for all parties involved, and serving the needs of our associates, suppliers, customers and community.

Company Updates

  • RNDC’s history extends before Prohibition back to 1898. Since then, we’re proud to have grown to the second largest wine and spirits distributor in the U.S. Learn more about RNDC’s history.

    The History of RNDC

    Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC) is one of the nation's leading wholesale liquor, wine and alcohol distributors, specializing in wine and spirits.

  • We are proud of our RNDC WSWA Scholarship winners! Each year, Wine & Spirits Wholesales of America (WSWA) invites dependents of those employed by alcoholic beverage distributor to apply for scholarships to help continue their education. This year, 11 children of RNDC associates were named as winners. Click to read their stories.

    $106,000 in Scholarships Awarded to Children of Distributor Employees

    53 recipients from all corners of country earn support for higher education (WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The WSWA Educational Foundation-the charitable arm of the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America-is awarding $106,000 in scholarships to 53 recipients to help fund higher education expenses for the 2017-2018 school year.

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Republic National Distributing Company – Why Work For Us?

With roots extending before Prohibition, RNDC is one of the nation’s leading wholesale beverage alcohol distributors.

We serve as a brand-building and product expert liaison between suppliers and those who sell or serve alcoholic beverages. Customer service, product expertise and executional excellence are the hallmarks of our enduring success. By closely monitoring evolving market trends, we understand the unique needs of our customers and consumers.

Our knowledge in the process and craft of alcoholic beverage production fuels our passion for the art of selling lifestyle products.

With high-energy professionals who genuinely enjoy their jobs, RNDC believes if it's fun, we're doing it right!


  • To be the national distributor of choice of beverage alcohol producers who value the three-tier system
  • To build branded products and profitability for all parties involved
  • To serve the needs of our Associates, suppliers, customers and community

RNDC strives to be a sought-after employer known for our strong family culture, exciting career and development opportunities, and positive work environment that makes our Associates feel accomplished, challenged and engaged.


Who we are as a company is exemplified by those who make up the perfect mix of RNDC – our Associates – whose efforts propel one of the leading beverage alcohol distributors in the nation.

The foundation of our success is grounded in core values of accountability, honesty, customer focus, professionalism and family.

Simply stated, relationships matter at RNDC, and our Associates genuinely care about people and the communities they serve. Every day our Associates are inspired to challenge themselves and achieve the fulfillment that comes from making valuable contributions to a successful and thriving organization.


At RNDC, we value the health and well-being of our Associates, which is why we offer a dynamic package of health and wellness benefits that provide exceptional care and value, including:

• Medical, dental and vision programs
• Health savings accounts
• Flex savings accounts
• Wellness programs
• 401(k) with company match
• Paid holidays and vaction
• Professional development programs
• Volunteer program

Republic National Distributing Company and National Distributing Company are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. Learn more.


At RNDC, we invest in our associates by offering exceptional professional development opportunities that deliver excellence in customer service, business results and job satisfaction. Our talent philosophy is transparent so our associates are encouraged to strive for career development and success. Our blended learning framework is based on on-the-job experience, mentoring programs, and formal classroom or online training. This approach ensures that high-potential Associates, have the opportunity to engage, learn, and grow their skills at RNDC. To learn more about our current job opportunities or to set up job alerts about future job postings, visit our career website.

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    "13 years at RNDC and I'm a Millennial!"

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    Current Employee - Division Manager in New Orleans, LA
    Current Employee - Division Manager in New Orleans, LA
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    I have been working at Republic National Distributing Company full-time (More than 10 years)


    RNDC has a culture that appreciates and rewards hard work. I have had the opportunity to work in different roles and in different markets during my career at RNDC. RNDC has also developed a Millennial Counsel to make sure that the voices of the largest growing demographic of workers are being heard.


    If you are on the "on premise" side of the company, which means calling on bars, restaurants, etc., there may be longer and later hours than normal. If you are an outgoing person that likes to engage with consumers then the long hours and late nights aren't really a "Con" at all.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the lines of communication as open and transparent as possible, continue demonstrating appreciation and recognition, and continue the visibility that our Senior Leaders have demonstrated in the past year.

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Republic National Distributing Company photo of: District Manager Suzanne Birgeles and Delivery Driver Rich Delicioppia are proud to work at RNDC.
Republic National Distributing Company photo of: Our company’s roots date back before prohibition, but in 2017 we are celebrating a decade as RNDC.
Republic National Distributing Company photo of: Chain Manager Amy Rodriguez serves on RNDC’s Millenial Advisory Council to encourage forward thinking.
Republic National Distributing Company photo of: Lindsay Maltsberger serves on the Women’s Leadership Forum, a development program for women leaders.
Republic National Distributing Company photo of: RNDC is proud to be recognized by the American Heart Association as a Platinum Level Fit-Friendly Worksite.
Republic National Distributing Company photo of: RNDC recognizes Delivery Driver Darrell Anderson and his 25+ years of service at RNDC.
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Republic National Distributing Company Interviews



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    District Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Denver, CO
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    I applied online. I interviewed at Republic National Distributing Company (Denver, CO) in September 2017.


    Casual, comfortable but direct. I was familiar with the hiring manager, so i knew what to expect. I have interviewed for a DSM position before, so i was privvy to the requirements of the job.

    Interview Questions

    • What would be the first thing you would do should you get the position.   1 Answer
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Republic National Distributing Company Awards & Accolades

  • America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2017
  • Workplace Health Achievement Index – Bronze Level, American Heart Association, 2017
  • Fit-Friendly Worksite – Platinum Level, American Heart Association, 2016
  • Companies With the Best Perks for Women, Career Contessa, 2015
  • Fit-Friendly Worksite – Platinum Level, American Heart Association, 2015
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