EDMONTON, Alberta (June 13, 2013) — Western Dealers Co-Auto has become Mighty Auto Parts' first master distributor in Canada.
Western Dealers Co-Auto (WD) is a supplier of goods and services to franchised new-car dealerships in Western Canada. Mighty Auto Parts said WD has an exclusive master license to distribute products throughout Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and the Yukon.
Edmonton-based WD is a buying group for 375 dealer members who collectively operate about 790 dealerships throughout Western Canada. The company was founded in 1981.
According to Mighty, WD will supply the dealerships with Mighty's full range of preventive maintenance products, including filtration, wipers, lighting products, batteries, brakes, belts, shop supplies and chemicals.
WD's product portfolio has included equipment, lubricants, fuel, paint and body supplies, fasteners, office supplies and marketing materials.
The Mighty partnership will add an aftermarket parts program, giving customers more choices and helping dealer members expand beyond their primary brand to better service "all makes and all models," the companies said.
Mighty—which is marking its 50th year in business—oversees 113 distributors in 41 states and four international markets.