IRVING, Texas, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetPride, the nation's largest independent distributor of aftermarket heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, recently held a grand opening event at its new branch in New Orleans. The branch is FleetPride's third location in Louisiana, and is one of 64 locations in its southeastern U.S. network.
"We're happy to be serving the New Orleans market as we continue expanding our footprint to reach more customers," said Mike Harris, FleetPride senior vice president of sales and branch operations. "The team members here have over 50 years of combined experience in the heavy-duty parts industry, and they are committed to serving our customers' needs with the broadest assortment of aftermarket products in the trucking industry."
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held September 14 to officially open the branch, located at 6500 Powell Street in New Orleans. The ceremony was attended by approximately 100 customers who visited the new branch during the grand opening, where they interacted with representatives from FleetPride's supplier partners. An ATV was also given away to one lucky customer in attendance.
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 260 locations in 45 states and carries over 400+ nationally recognized brands. Operating through five regional distribution centers, FleetPride serves a diverse customer base across multiple industries, including freight and shipping, leasing services, agriculture, food and beverage, construction and waste management. 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 under the FleetCare brand. We Are The Heavy-Duty Experts™.
SOURCE FleetPride, Inc.