DET Distributing Company Tennessee

A distribution company with 68 years of experience.

Our History 

DET Distributing Company is one of Tennessee’s largest and most progressive family owned beverage distributors, with locations in Nashville and Jackson.  E.E. Dettwiller, father of the current owner and president, founded DET Distributing Company in 1951. Det has been building brands for 64 years and continues to grow market share with Craft Beer. Today, selling and delivering over 110 brands of beer the company enjoys a large market share in its multi-county service area.

DET Distributing Company has an unrelenting commitment to professionalism, service and excellence.

In 2008, DET Distributing entered into a joint venture named Bardett in Memphis, TN, serving as the MillerCoors beer distributor in Shelby County.

 

Our Mission

  • To identify and understand the unique needs of each customer, and go beyond the expected in meeting those needs.
  • To provide each team member with the training and support needed to grow professionally and personally.
  • To adhere to the highest standards of honesty and ethical behavior towards customers, team members, suppliers, and the community.
  • To lead our industry by continually seeking and obtaining a competitive advantage, based on quality products and service, that generates increasingly higher sales and profits for the company.

Meet Fred Dettwiller

Fred  purchased the company from his father’s estate in 1973. Under his leadership DET Distributing Company has purchased 14 other distributorships. Fred has positioned the company for continued success for many years with vision and strategic planning.

 

 

Over 200 Employees

The company employs over 200 people, owns three large climate controlled buildings along with a maintenance facility, distributes products in 24 Tennessee counties, and generates an annual economic impact of over $100 million.

100 brands of beer and bottled water to over 20 counties

The company owns 3 large climate controlled buildings along with a maintenance facility, distributes products in 24 Tennessee counties, and generates an annual economic impact of over $150 million.  

Wine, liquor and more

In 2006 Omni Beverage, a wine, liquor and high alcohol beer boutique distributing company was established.  The company is located in the Nashville warehouse (separate space) with imminent plans to move into a larger facility.  Omni employs a separate sales force for the off premise wine/liquor trade, and DET Distributing On Premise account managers sell and service the retail trade with the high alc beer portfolio.  In 2014 Det acquired local wine and liquor distributor Boondocks.

 Serving 24 Counties In Tennessee

With Headquarters in Jackson and Nashville. 

Jackson, TN

51 College Park Cove

Jackson, TN 38305

(731)-423-3344

Nashville,TN

301 Great Circle Rd. Nashville, TN 37228

(615) 244-4113

Get in Touch

(615) 244-4113
cservice@detdist.com

Our Office

301 Great Circle Rd. Nashville, TN 37228

 

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