STAUNTON, Va. (July 11, 2014) — Canadian Tire Corp. has become a member of the Federated Auto Parts group's distribution network.
Effective July 9, Canadian Tire said it joined “one of North America's largest and leading auto parts distributors,” and the relationship “is anticipated to provide tremendous benefits to both organizations, including Canadian Tire's robust customer and dealer network across Canada.”
The retailing giant operates more than 580 Canadian Tire retail and PartSource locations across Canada that, among many products, provide tires, automotive parts and service to more than 180 million customers annually, according to the company.
“At Canadian Tire, we're continuously focused on providing excellent service—both to our customers and our network of vendors and partners across the country,” said Michael Broderick, Canadian Tire's senior vice president of automotive. “Federated shares our dedication and provides not only high quality parts and service, but additional support in critical areas such as training, information technology, market trends and supply chain efficiency.”