THE WOODLANDS, Texas (Feb. 8, 2012) — FleetPride Inc., a large independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, has opened a new 122,000-sq.-ft. regional distribution center in Bolingbrook, Ill.
“Bolingbrook is our fifth regional distribution center, allowing us to continue to expand and streamline FleetPride's national parts logistics network,” said Robert Lindley, FleetPride's vice president of supply chain. “These regional distribution centers are strategically located in high-volume areas which support our commitment to superior customer service, and fuel our continued growth. By opening this location, we can provide overnight delivery service to over 30 FleetPride stores in the Midwestern U.S.”
The new distribution center's inventory includes more than 40,000 SKUs and, according to the company, “reflects the demand of FleetPride's regional customer base.” Besides its parts inventory, the facility will also offer kitting and light packaging.
FleetPride operates more than 225 locations in 40 states, carrying a full line of nationally-recognized, brand-name parts, as well as an assortment of exclusive-brand parts, and offers in-house remanufactured products such as brake shoes and driveline components. The company also has truck and trailer repair services at a number of its locations.