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PACCAR Parts Celebrates 40th Anniversary This Month

May 2, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News

PACCAR Parts celebrates its 40th anniversary this week, having opened its first parts distribution center in Renton, Wash., on May 1, 1973.

Providing global parts distribution and aftersales support to Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF dealerships, PACCAR Parts expanded its global reach in the 1990s, setting up shop in Australia, Mexico and throughout Europe and South America. As the division grew, its focus on technology continued, including an advanced electronic catalog system and groundbreaking inventory-management systems. The exclusive TRP line of all-makes aftermarket parts was launched in Europe, and has become a worldwide brand.

With a focus on leading-edge products and services, PACCAR Parts offers its customers world-class support as well. PACCAR Parts Fleet Services supports fleet customers in North America and Europe. CONNECT online maintenance and inventory software enables control over parts inventory and service scheduling for customers and repair shops.

Technology is at the center of PACCAR Parts’ program, with systems such as managed dealer inventory, as well as distribution technology such as voice-activated order picking, have streamlined supply-chain operations and created value for customers around the world.”

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