When Sysco Corp. was founded in 1970, it was a $115 million company. Then, in 2009, Fortune magazine ranked the Houston, Texas-based foodservice distributor No. 204 in its annual Fortune 500 Companies in the world based on sales volume. The following year, Fortune magazine ranked Sysco as the 7th largest Fortune 500 Company in Texas and 55th largest in the United States by total revenue.
Today, Sysco is a $58 billion company, employs 67,000 associates in approximately 330 distribution facilities and serves more than 600,000 customer locations, including restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities and lodging establishments globally.