John was an active buyer, seller, manager and creator of routes across the nation until he semi-retired retirement in 2021, some of the companies, departments, organizations include but are not limited to Route ownership of Edd'y's Ice Cream, Snapple, Amazon Line Hauls, Independent trucking, Vending , Mission, UTZ and many other companies and master warehouses for Fruti, Florida's Natural Juices, Dietz and Watson Provisions in several states. John also consulted and had Environmental Certifications from DEC - EAA - IBBA - IESO - PCA with clients from National Fish and Wild Life, Cable Vision (NYS-SLA), NYS Class B license, and affiliations with YesWeCare.net the VFW, DAV and other bodies with medals and awards from the USA, Gold Bond, Vietnam and over 20 total licenses and certification and classifications held for his work.
National Route Sales through its President John Mattera along with the assistance of Matthew Mattera his son the owner of Mattera Consulting Inc. have compiled a list of Publicly traded companies that one or both of the Mattera's have owned or worked with or for or consulted with over decades of their involvement in the industry. John started in distribution in 1969 and founded The Route Store in 2007, after owning dozens of other companies.
For decades our consultations were with many brand names. NRS has international clients they created over the years in several Mattera owned companies around the world in Canada to the Philippines, Thailand, China, India, Columbia, Vietnam, Mexico and other Countries, with importing products, making prototypes and other activities that in some cases require Import and Export agents others food and product brokers, Sea-view Imports, Vending and other companies, products or other items to be discussed on a need to know basis.