simplify your craft distribution

FEATURES

Self-distribution best practices built into cloud-based software
Order Management

Enter orders or receive them direct from your Retailers. List your products in the industry’s only self-distribution marketplace.

Inventory Control

Manage products and skus. Set retailer allocations and manage inventory.

Delivery

Set routes and records status of delivered orders.

Supply Chain

Implement industry best practices while refining processes and techniques to streamline your distribution operations.

Why CraftDistro?

Streamlined distribution improves your brand
Focus on your craft

Are you using a complex mix of web forms, spreadsheets, emails, phone calls, and text messages to process your orders? Do these processes create confusion and frustration for your retailers?

CraftDistro reduces the time spent processing and delivering your products while giving greater control over your operations.

Plus, in the CraftDistro Brewery Marketplace, retailers have better insight into your product availability and lineup.

All while keeping your distribution rights and maintaining higher margins for your business.

  • Entering orders

    2hrs/day

  • Managing Allocations

    10hrs/week

  • Generating invoices

    20hrs/month

  • Processing Returns

    50hrs/year

CraftDistro Team

Created by industry professionals
Matthew Arata
Matthew Arata
CraftDistro President
Matthew spent much of his career working in operations and finance at an IT Infrastructure company. He has also spent the last 8 years immersed in the Chicago beer industry as co-host of a beer radio show.
Robert Cucinotta
Robert Cucinotta
Lead Developer
With over 20 years of software development experience, Robert is a hands-on technical expert in all phases of software life cycle and engineering best practices.
Guillermo Jacquez
Guillermo Jacquez
UI/UX Developer
Guillermo has spent the last 15 years working in software and web development.
Gerrit Lewis
Gerrit Lewis
Pipeworks Brewing Co.
In 2012 Gerrit co-founded Pipeworks Brewing Company which has grown into the largest self-distributing brewery in Illinois. Gerrit provides advisory support and product testing.
Chris Quinn
Chris Quinn
The Beer Temple
Chris and Margaret Quinn opened The Beer Temple in Chicago in 2013. Since then the store has grown into a taproom and one of the top retail destinations for beer in the city. Chris provides product development and operational support.