Sysco is a multinational corporation involved in marketing and distributing food products, smallware, kitchen equipment and tabletop items to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, hospitality businesses, and wholesale to other companies that provide foodservice (like Aramark and Sodexo). The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Sysco, an acronym for Systems and Services Company, is one of the world's largest broadline food distributors; it has more than 600,000 clients. Management consulting is also an integral part of its services. The company operates 330 distribution facilities worldwide; providing service to over 90 countries.