PACCAR Parts Opens New Parts Distribution Center
RENTON, Wash., September 9, 2022 – PACCAR Parts’ new state-of-the-art parts distribution center (PDC) in Louisville, Ken., is now fully operational. The 260,000-square-foot facility increases parts availability for dealers and customers in the central, mid-Atlantic and southeastern regions of the U.S. and utilizes advanced technologies and innovation to increase operational efficiency. With next-day delivery and the capacity to store over 80,000 parts, the Louisville PDC will provide unparalleled service and delivery to support dealers and customers.
“The Louisville PDC will use the latest technologies to reduce the time between order placement and delivery, allowing us to maximize uptime for customers,” said Tom Floyd, PACCAR Parts senior director – operations.
The distribution center is PACCAR Parts’ 18th PDC, increasing global capacity to more than 3.4 million square feet of warehouse space. Each PDC is strategically located to provide industry-leading delivery times to more than 2,300 Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF dealers and TRP retail locations worldwide. PACCAR Parts’ PDCs utilize advanced technologies and innovation to increase operational efficiency, including stock-picking equipment with built-in weigh scales, voice-directed picking technology and an automated banding conveyance system to boost order fulfillment.
“The strategic location of the Louisville PDC expands our dealer reach and reinforces our commitment to world-class service in aftermarket parts distribution,” said Laura Bloch, PACCAR Parts general manager and PACCAR vice president. “We take pride in upholding our core values of providing customers with the highest product availability, best customer experience and unmatched value in the industry.”
The Louisville PDC features warehouse air conditioning to provide a comfortable working environment to employees. The facility also includes a 50-person training room and an interactive “PACCAR Parts Experience” that showcases PACCAR Parts’ world-class distribution network, industry-leading products and services to visitors. A 3-D model of the distribution center highlights the innovative technologies used to provide superior levels of customer service.