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Volvo CE to open parts distribution center in Toronto

By |  November 3, 2017

According to Volvo CE, it’s Toronto-based parts distribution center will allow its dealers to restock both common and business-critical parts faster. Photo courtesy of Volvo CE.

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is slated to open a new parts distribution center in Toronto in early 2018.

The 181,000-sq.-ft. facility will replace a regional parts depot there and will allow the company to expedite parts delivery.

According to the company, the distribution center supports its customer experience initiative and allows Volvo dealers to restock both common and business-critical parts faster.

“This new facility is a key step in our journey to be No. 1 in machine uptime in the industry,” says Ken Silverman, vice president of aftermarket and customer solutions at Volvo CE Region Americas. “Today’s customers have an expectation of next-day delivery, and the new distribution center, located near Toronto’s main international airport hub, will improve our lead times and give us the ability to deliver parts anywhere in Canada by early a.m. the next day.”

The opening of this distribution center follows the opening of a distribution center in Byhalia, Mississippi and secondary parts distribution centers in Columbus, Ohio and Reno, Nevada, in 2015.

Allison Kral

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Allison Kral is the former senior digital media manager for North Coast Media (NCM). She completed her undergraduate degree at Ohio University where she received a Bachelor of Science in magazine journalism from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. She works across a number of digital platforms, which include creating e-newsletters, writing articles and posting across social media sites. She also creates content for NCM's Portable Plants magazine, GPS World magazine and Geospatial Solutions. Her understanding of the ever-changing digital media world allows her to quickly grasp what a target audience desires and create content that is appealing and relevant for any client across any platform.

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