Star Tribune Top Workplaces 2013
Quality Bicycle Products
- Employees in region:
- Distribution, Logistics, & Freight
- HQ location:
- Bloomington, MN
’10, ’11, ’12, ’13
QBP is a leading distributor to the cycling industry. Carrying more than 32,000 SKUs from 450 vendors, the company offers domestic and international retailers a wide array of products and services including a 1,600-page catalog; an online ordering system; a renowned custom-wheel service; a specialty bike-building program and more. The company owns four bike brands including All-City, Civia, Salsa Cycles and Surly. QBP is also the exclusive U.S. distributor of Ridley, a Belgian manufacturer of road, mountain and cyclocross bikes. Through its Q-Outdoor division, QBP distributes products to independent ski, run and outdoor retailers.
A strong proponent of environmental business practices, QBP operates two LEED-certified, Gold-level distribution centers and office complexes in Bloomington, Minnesota and Ogden, Utah.
“I love bikes and the people who love them too. There is so much opportunity for creative problem solving.”
“We have great people here! We're like a small town in how we care about each other and help others in need. And, we socialize and have fun together, too!”
“The fact that QBP is a amazing place to work. I have never felt as supported in a work environment as I do at QBP. ”
“The myriad of opportunities to do so many things professionally and within advocacy and biking. Allowing people to follow passions unhindered.”
“We're always encouraging new ideas and better ways of doing things. We believe that the best ideas usually come from those on the front lines doing the day-to-day work.”