Paccar Parts opens new massive distribution center in Washington

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paccar_pdcPaccar Parts recently celebrated the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art distribution center in Renton, Wash., featuring a ribbon-cutting ceremony that included Renton City Mayor Denis Law, Paccar Chief Executive Officer Ron Armstrong, Paccar Vice President and Paccar Parts General Manager David Danforth, and Paccar Parts General Operations Manager Tom Floyd.

The 160,000 square-foot parts distribution center (PDC) became operational in April and serves 91 dealerships throughout the Northwestern U.S. and Western Canada. It is one of 17 PDCs worldwide with capacity to store 38,000 different aftermarket parts for all makes of trucks, trailers and buses.

“Looking forward, the $32 million operations investment in the new Renton facility will continue to positively impact our dealers and customers,” says Paccar Parts Assistant General Manager – Operations Laura Bloch. “With a shipping accuracy of 99.98 percent and a regional order fulfillment rate for stocking items of 96 percent the Renton PDC will continue to provide quality parts and service that is unmatched in the industry.”