PACCAR Parts celebrates the Grand Opening of a state-of-the-art distribution center in Toronto
May 06, 2019
PACCAR Parts celebrated increased uptime for commercial vehicle fleets of all sizes with the grand opening of a new 160,000 square-foot parts distribution center (PDC) in Toronto, Ontario on March 20, 2019.
PACCAR dealers, customers, vendors, and suppliers toured the new state-of-the-art facility and learned about the products, services and technology behind PACCAR Parts industry-leading parts availability. An interactive 3-D model of the new distribution center called the “PACCAR Experience” gave attendees an exclusive look at how PACCAR Parts uses PDC technology across its global distribution network to deliver superior levels of customer service.
“The PDC uses advanced technologies such as voice-activated order picking and automated banding conveyance to streamline order processing and speed up turnaround times at every touchpoint,” said Jim Walenczak, PACCAR Parts assistant general manager – operations.
The new distribution center officially opened its doors in Toronto on October 22, 2018 and serves 65 dealerships throughout Canada. The new PDC replaced a 55,000 square foot facility in Brampton, ON. The Toronto facility is the latest addition to PACCAR Parts’ global distribution network that includes 18 PDCs with more than 2.8 million square feet of warehouse space.
“The grand opening of this facility demonstrates our commitment to providing industry-leading uptime to our customers across Canada and North America,” said David Danforth, PACCAR Parts general manager and PACCAR vice president. “This milestone was made possible with the support of many talented individuals who dedicated their time and expertise to making it a reality.”
About PACCAR Parts:
PACCAR Parts drives uptime for fleets of all sizes with industry-leading products, services and customer support. PACCAR Parts operates a global network of 18 parts distribution centers that offer aftermarket parts sales support to DAF, Kenworth and Peterbilt dealerships and TRP stores around the world. PACCAR Parts distributes quality products under the DAF, Kenworth, Peterbilt, PACCAR Genuine and TRP brands for all makes of trucks, trailers, buses and engines, as well as select OEM and aftermarket brands from around the world. Regardless of the make, model or age of the truck, PACCAR Parts takes pride in providing quality brands that exceed customer expectations. For more information, visit PACCARParts.com.