THE WOODLANDS, Texas, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced today that it acquired Fleet Supply Warehouse (FSW) in Houston, Texas. Fleet Supply Warehouse is owned by XL Parts, a Houston-based direct-to-the-installer automotive parts supplier. This purchase includes only XL Parts' heavy duty parts operation, DBA as Fleet Supply Warehouse. XL Parts will retain its automotive locations. The FSW operation is currently being merged into FleetPride's Houston branch located at 9133 Wallisville Road.
About FleetPride, Inc.
FleetPride, Inc. (www.fleetpride.com) — America's premier nationwide supplier of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts — operates over 205 locations in 40 states and carries a full line of nationally-recognized, brand-name parts, as well as an assortment of exclusive-brand parts. In addition, FleetPride offers in-house remanufactured products such as brake shoes and driveline components. Truck and trailer repair services are also offered at a number of locations.
About FleetCare by FleetPride
FleetCare (www.fleetcare.info) — FleetPride is proud to offer an exclusive partnership for qualified businesses through its FleetCare affiliation program. In addition to FleetPride's company-owned locations, the FleetCare network, with over 210 heavy-duty truck and trailer centers, services all makes and models, employs highly-trained technicians, provides brand-name parts, extends a nationwide parts warranty program and offers roadside assistance.
About XL Parts
XL Parts (www.xlparts.com) — The Southwest's leading two-step, direct-to-the-installer automotive parts supplier operates 55 locations. XL Parts corporate headquarters is located in Houston, Texas where the company was founded 10 years ago.
Melinda Pryor, MarCom Manager
SOURCE FleetPride, Inc.