NTI is the technology design consultant for the United Distributors training facility. The 68,000 GSF building includes offices, meeting rooms, a board room, a 24,846 SF keg cooler with a receiving/staging bay, a 19,898 SF Point of Sale Area, and a 13,486 SF split space training area. While the project continues, parts of the training facility are now in use.
The United Distributors training facility was an expansion project at their headquartered in Smyrna, GA. The company provides broad statewide distribution coverage for its spirit and wine brands. United conducts its Georgia operations from its Smyrna location and manages warehouse and delivery locations in Savannah and Albany. In addition, United also has an Alabama presence where it operates as United-Johnson Brothers of Alabama.
The United Distributor’s website explains that the story began in 1940 when the Hertz and Kugelman families helped found the Fulton Distribution Company in Atlanta, GA. Fulton’s success was a catalyst for the development of Standard Distributors and two additional beverage distribution companies in Florida, and another in Augusta, GA. Standard ultimately became United Distributors and changed with the times. But it was always managed by the Hertz family.
In 1982, the founding families divided ownership of their various distributorships. The Hertz and Kugelman families retained United and the Augusta, GA location, and both Florida distributorships.
Key areas where you will discover the NTI difference:
- Our Responsiveness – We treat every communication as though a deadline is attached to it… because one is.
- Our Proactivity– From the time we are retained for a project, we set about identifying project considerations and uncovering potential design or implementation issues. This allows us to resolve, in advance, situations that may cost the project time or money.
- Our Experience – Our principals average over 25 years each in the business, and those who work for NTI average over 15 years each and are committed to continuing education.
- Our Focus – At NTI, technology systems design and consultation is our only business, and it is, therefore, our sole focus. We stay abreast of industry trends and are familiar with a vast array of solutions for anything “technology.” It is the lifeblood of our business.