Question: Why should you partner with OneIllinois members to distribute your beverages to Chicagoland and Illinois?
Answer: Immediate, 100% statewide distribution with the share leaders in each market.
Plus! You’ll have access to…
Cohesive Chain Manager for the Cluster/OneIllinois network who serves in a full-time capacity overseeing resets and new product placements.
Shared/combined drop points for inbound loads which include no minimum case quantities for delivery.
100% Cicerone sales teams throughout the network.
A network of family owned, professionally managed, multi-generational businesses with grass roots knowledge and connections to retailers that ensures the broadest levels of distribution and customer service.
Regular, network wide meetings between OneIllinois/Cluster Wholesalers and Suppliers.
Consistent utilization of the same brand development technology across the network that helps track draft handles and revenue per handle, On/Off Premise margin strategy by brand/package, promotional programing and overall go-to market strategies to ensure consistent execution and development.
Active members in the National Beer Wholesalers Association and Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois.
Network wide, quarterly Retail Beer Training courses led by trained Cicerones to educate on-premise wait staff and provide retailer education.
Retail Beverage is OneIllinois’ ongoing retailer education program called . Our Level II Cicerones and Directors of Retail lead these classes which are attended by both on-premise buying groups and off premise retailer owners and buyers.