Russ Davis Wholesale is an employee owned business with the purpose of selling and distributing fresh fruits and vegetables to retail stores.
We have grown from a one truck owner-operator type of business to the business it is today. We currently have 5 distribution centers. The warehouse in Wadena, MN is the corporate headquarters and is about 60,000 Sq. feet. The warehouse in Jamestown, ND was added in April of 1996 and is 28,000 Sq. feet. The warehouse in Inver Grove Heights, MN was added in 2003 and is 60,000 Sq. feet. This warehouse also encompasses the business of North Country Produce which was purchased in 2002 and moved there from its former location on Ellis Avenue in St. Paul. In 2006 RDW added a 60,000 square foot warehouse in Merrill, WI. 2007 RDW acquired LaCrosse Produce in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. 2010 was an exciting year with the addition of our processing facility in Eagan, Minnesota and the launch of our own custom line of fresh cut fruits and vegetables, Crazy Fresh Produce.
We also have a 4th division in Wood Lake, MN which consist of 2 entities, one being the trucking firm of Black Jack Express and the other being a freight brokering company called Palms to Plain. In 2005 RDW added Wadena Truck and Trailer Repair in Wadena, MN.
Russ Davis Wholesale was started in 1955, by Russ Davis as a one truck business. Russ would take orders as he was making his deliveries during his route.