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Philadelphia Reserve Supply Company (PRSCO) is a purchasing cooperative owned by building material dealers throughout the Mid-Atlantic.
PRSCO facilitates direct order shipments from various suppliers and operates a 80,000 SF distribution warehouse. Our warehouse inventory includes drywall, insulation, treated lumber, plywood, and many other products used in new construction and remodeling.
What is a Reserve Supply?:
A Reserve Supply Company is wholly and equally owned by a group of common stockholders. It functions as a wholesale distributor and maintains a central warehouse, which is one of the major differences between a Buying Group and a Reserve Supply Company. A stockholder of a Reserve Supply can earn dividends on their common stock when they purchase from the Reserve.
PRSCO was founded in 1930 by a group of Philadelphia Area building material dealers. Their mission was to pool their purchasing power so they could acquire products at a lower cost and distribute them in smaller quantities amongst its members. All net profits were rebated back to each member in the form of a patronage dividend. PRSCO still operates that way
to this day!
The mission of PRSCO is to provide our members:
• Collective purchasing power
• Dedicated warehouse distribution
• Year-end patronage dividend and guaranteed rebates
• Rebate and fee transparency