SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Core-Mark Holding Co. Inc., a leading marketer of fresh and broad-line supply solutions for the convenience-store industry in North America, has extended its supply agreement with MAPCO for another five years.
“The Core-Mark team is excited to extend our partnership with MAPCO,” said Bill Stein, vice president of enterprise growth for Core-Mark. “We look forward to working with this best-in-class retailer by broadening their excellent food offerings and streamlining their product sourcing while also providing first-rate service.”
Building on a partnership that began more than 10 years ago, Core-Mark assists more than 345 of MAPCO's c-stores in seven states, primarily in the south. The new agreement commenced on New Year’s Day.
“The Core-Mark team has been an excellent strategic partner for MAPCO and assisted us in expanding our in-store offerings,” said Keith Slater, vice president of procurement for MAPCO. “We look forward to working together to achieve our mutual goals of profitable growth, efficient operations and superior execution for our stores and our customers.”
South San Francisco-based Core-Mark offers a variety of products, marketing programs and technologies to more than 44,000 customer locations in the United States and Canada through 32 distribution centers. Core-Mark services traditional convenience retailers, grocers, drug, liquor and specialty stores, as well as other stores that carry convenience products.
Brentwood, Tenn.-based MAPCO, a unit of Compania de Petroleos de Chile S.A. (COPEC), Santiago, Chile, operates more than 350 convenience stores under banners such as MAPCO Express, MAPCO Mart, Fast Food and Fuel, Favorite Markets, Delta Express and Discount Food Mart. The chain ranked No. 23 in CSP’s 2018 Top 202 list of the largest c-store chains in the United States.