Putnam Distributors Inc.
1626 Peterson Drive
Shelby, NC 28152

704.482.8280 (Office)
800.666.8280 (Office)
704.487.9395 (Counter sales)
704.482.0027 (Fax)

Office Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm

Counter Sales Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:00am-5:30pm


Chuck Jones
Roger McDaniel
Dillon Wright
Raymond Sams
Bob Baugham

Route Salesmen

Homer Lovelace 704.418.3401
Scott Hamrick 704.418.3402
Mike Welman 704.418.3403


Jim Putnam

Penny Putnam

Brian Putnam

Amy Foster

Putnam Distributors first warehouse.

Jim Putnam started Putnam Distributors in 1968. Soon thereafter, he began using this warehouse up until 1975.

Putnam Distributors current warehouse.

Jim Putnam build the first phase of Putnam Distributors in it's current location in 1975. Since then, he has added additions to it three times and has around 25 full and part-time employees.

Since 1968, Putnams Distributors, a friendly independent family owned business, has sold and distributed automotive oils, chemicals, parts, and supplies for all types of automobiles and trucks.

We have sales and delivery around an approximate 100 mile radius of Shelby, NC, as well as walk-in counter sales. We sell to individuals as well resellers, including single units, cases, 5-gallon buckets, 55-gallon drums, pallets, totes, and bulk.

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