The parent company of Thomas Built Buses adds new facilities in Grimes, Iowa, and Whitestown, Indiana. The new facilities will hold more than $15 million of inventory and over 20,000 parts.
Charlie Bruce replaces the retiring David Guy as president and CEO of the school bus parts distributor. Bruce will also remain senior partner of Transportation Advisory Group.
Advance Auto Parts Inc. is selected as the exclusive automotive parts and accessories supplier to the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance. The partnership will extend through 2019.
With the addition of nine regional distribution centers, FinditParts guarantees second-day delivery of more than 50,000 of its most popular parts.
Prestolite Electric’s IdlePro and IdlePro Extreme alternators are created to help extend battery life and increase vehicle uptime by enhancing engine and electrical system performance.
Among other PACCAR Parts and Peterbilt Motors Co. awards presented in Orlando, Florida, The Peterbilt Store receives the TRP Bus Segment Dealer of the Year Award.
A full complement of Champion products — including ignition parts, filters, wipers, and lighting components — will be available to Yellow Bus Nation’s members.
PACCAR Parts presents awards to dealers for TRP Parts, Kenworth Truck Co., and Peterbilt Motors Co. at the Anaheim (Calif.) 2016 Parts and Service Meeting.
Jeff Merten is named VP of the school bus OEM’s Parts & Service group, while Bill Landreth steps into a new role as executive director of parts sales.
The supplier adds Spheros roof hatches and BESI securements to its nationwide network of dealerships.
The aftermarket parts supplier celebrates 30 years in business and the opening of a new warehouse facility in Clinton Township, Michigan.
The 160,000 square-foot facility in Washington stocks TRP parts for all makes of buses, in addition to trucks and trailers.
Officials say that the new facility in Dallas will enable customers of DTNA brands, including Thomas Built Buses, to receive parts faster.