CORPORATE MISSION STATEMENT ~ FOOD DEFENSE & FOOD SAFETY ~ DSW – SQF Level 2 Certification and Costco SQF Certification.


DSW Distribution Centers, Inc., headquartered in Rancho Cucamonga, CA USA was formed in 1973. Our mission is to provide the very best cost-efficient and customer service-driven logistics services available throughout Southern California and the Western United States to; manufacturers, processors and brokers of perishable foods, beverages, pharmaceuticals, industrial and food service products, and general CPG grocery products.

DSW Distribution Centers, Inc.’s (DSW’s) top Executive and Management Teams are committed to building customer trust and confidence by providing our customers with a 100% transparent distribution program that focuses on food safety, food defense, accurate inventory control and solid security systems. We strive for full compliance to all customer, statutory, and regulatory requirements including those recognized under the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI).

DSW has designed, implemented and maintains an SQF Food Safety Management System and objectives to effectively manage food safety throughout the organization. We strive to continually improve the SQF System and follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Distribution Practices (GDP) directed and controlled by a Certified SQF Practitioner on our DSW Management Team. DSW involves its employees, suppliers and customers in food safety management efforts through effective communication of food safety issues and regular internal and external auditing procedures.

Honesty, integrity and transparency make up the foundation of our culture at DSW. Our most important asset is our people. We treat our employees as family and they carry the pride of our culture which has a direct impact on our service to our valued customers.

At DSW, we’ve spent the last decade getting ready for the next!

DSW Executive & Management Team

William “Brad” Thayer                                      Chris G. Thiel
President, CEO                                                    Vice President, General Manager
Don N. Munion- Manager                                 Jose A. Perez
SQF Practitioner-Compliance                          Warehouse Operations Manager

DSW is audited by a wide range of food & pharma authoritative bodies, including NSF which audits DSW for our Annual SQF Level 2 and Costco Certifications. (Certification available on our Home Page)


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