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Customers can now load up on electricity and their supplies at the same time!

S SAN FRANCISCO, CA - February 1, 2011 - Central Distribution System (CDS Advantage) is pleased to announce the installation and activation of a ChargePoint Charging Station at its South San Francisco headquarters.

ChargePoint StationThe Central Distribution System ChargePoint Network Charging Station delivers controlled power to effectively and efficiently charge almost any electric vehicle. The charging station is easy to use and features practical ergonomics and sturdy construction.  It is embedded with an on-board computer that is network-enabled, capable of reporting energy usage and communicating with the ChargePoint Network.  Additional features include:

  • Open access for all drivers using any standards based RFID card,
  • SMS or an Email notifications to the driver for charging complete or interruptions in charging
  • Integration with the utility Smart Grid for demand side management, and,
  • Receipt of software upgrades to accommodate advancements in future EV charging technologies.

"Clearly we are investing in the innovation and infrastructure that will help secure our sustainable future" said Central Distribution System Customer Service Team Leader, Mardi Inaudi.  "The addition of this new technology is a natural fit in the growth of our offering of sustainable products and services to visiting customers, neighbors and team members."

About Central Distribution System (CDS Advantage)

Established in 1982, Central Distribution System (also known as "CDS Advantage") is Northern and Central California's premier wholesale source of innovative cleaning solutions, maintenance products, paper supplies, personal protection equipment and disposable food service items – exclusively for resale by established professional distributors. Products distributed by CDS Advantage to its distribution customers include almost anything used in a business environment. Leading manufacturers represented include companies like Claire Aerosols, Colgate-Palmolive, Dial Corporation, Ettore, Impact Plastics, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Nilodor Incorporated, Procter & Gamble, RDA Advantage, Rochester-Midland, Rubbermaid and Stoko.

For more information, please contact:

Ms. Mardi Inaudi
Central Distribution System
Telephone +1.650.873-0160 x 228


A Few Of The Product Lines We Offer

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  • ACS Industries Inc.

    Professional non-woven abrasive products, brooms, brushes and mops.

    Core Products
    Company, Inc.

    Professional specialty cleaning products.


    Battery power products.

  • Carlisle

    Food Service and Sanitary Maintenance Products.

    Dart Manufacturing

    Single-use products for the foodservice industry.


    Professional window cleaning and maintenance equipment.

  • Carroll Company

    Quality institutional cleaning and maintenance chemicals.


    Products for the foodservice and healthcare industries.

    First Aid Only

    First aid and emergency preparedness supplies.

  • Claire Manufacturing

    Top-quality aerosol products for the sanitary supply industry.

    Earth to Earth Pack

    Compostable and biodegradable foodservice packaging.


    Feminine hygiene products, air care systems & washroom accessories.

  • Impact Products

    Cleaning, maintenance and safety supplies.

    ITW Dymon

    Industrial specialty chemicals and marking products.

    Kutol Products

    Hand hygiene and skin care products as well as soap dispensing systems.

  • Procter & Gamble

    Personal care, professional cleaning and laundry detergent products.

    Jofel Industrial

    Dispensing systems for industrial hygiene products.

    Maintenance Pro

    Products for janitorial, industrial, food service and commercial use.

  • Republic Bag

    Polyethylene extruded film products.

    Kimberly-Clark Professional

    Commercial washroom products, industrial wiping products and safety products.


    Mops, handles, brooms, brushes and other maintenance equipment products.

  • Rochester Midland Corporation

    Restroom care programs and personal care products.

    Konie Cups International

    High quality conical paper cups.

    Nilodor, Inc.

    Professional odor neutralization products.

  • Stoko Skin Care

    Personal care, professional cleaning and laundry detergent products.


    Food service, sanitary maintenance, waste handling, material transport, washroom and safety equipment.


    Commercial vacuums and related vacuum products.

  • Technical Concepts

    Food service, sanitary maintenance, waste handling, material transport, washroom and safety equipment.