Republic National Distributing Company has developed proprietary software for on- and off-premise category management, making it easier for the retailer to see where to maximize profits. The company is ranked among the largest alcoholic distributors in the United States. Located in cities such as Savannah, Ga., Republic National Distributing Company s more than $1 billion sales has come from the company s network in the eight states of Florida, Georgia, Ohio, Colorado, New Mexico, South Carolina, Maryland and Virginia as well as Washington, D.C. Many educational, cultural and community buildings bear the names of the founders of the company. Chris Carlos and Al Davis formed Republic National Distributing Company in 1942.