IRVING, Texas, April 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetPride, Inc. announced today that it has acquired the assets of Patriot Truck and Trailer, based in Texarkana, Arkansas. The company was founded by Doug Cummings in 2003, and it serves the Ark-La-Tex area with extensive fleet maintenance, repair, and parts for all makes and models of heavy-duty trucks and trailers. Customers in Texarkana will now gain additional access to FleetPride's breadth of products, national footprint, and supply chain, including daily replenishment from FleetPride's Dallas distribution center.
"Today's announcement is very exciting, as we welcome Doug Cummings and the entire team at Patriot Truck and Trailer to the FleetPride family," said Mike Harris, FleetPride senior vice president of sales and branch operations. "Patriot Truck and Trailer has a rich history in the trucking industry with a great reputation in Texarkana and surrounding markets. Doug has built a strong team culture, which makes this a great addition to FleetPride."
"Since our inception in 2003, Patriot Truck and Trailer has been providing exceptional quality truck and trailer parts and repairs along with unparalleled customer service," said Cummings. "It is with great pleasure that we announce the next chapter in our history as we transition to FleetPride. Our customers can expect the same commitment to professionalism and assured value in the years to follow."
"The addition of Patriot Truck and Trailer expands our national footprint of FleetPride Service Centers, adding more service bays and skilled technicians," said Harris. "Expanding service is a natural fit, and we look forward to working with Doug and his team."
About FleetPride, Inc.
Formed in 1999 and headquartered in Irving, TX, FleetPride is the nation's largest distributor of truck and trailer parts in the independent heavy-duty aftermarket channel. FleetPride operates over 270 locations in 46 states, including more than 40 Service Centers with over 260 trained Technicians. Operating through five regional distribution centers, FleetPride carries over 400 nationally recognized brands and serves a diverse customer base including independent owner-operators and small to large fleets across multiple industries, such as freight and shipping, leasing services, agriculture, food and beverage, construction, and waste management.
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