Irving, Texas-based FleetPride, distributor of truck and trailer parts and a service provider in the independent heavy-duty aftermarket, said June 6 that it acquired the assets of RPM Truck Repair, a provider of truck and repair services with two locations in Effingham and Mount Vernon, Illinois.
This move enhances FleetPride's service capabilities and solidifies its commitment to delivering solutions to the heavy-duty industry, according to a company release. The RPM Truck Repair acquisition extends FleetPride's national parts and service capabilities footprint. With RPM Truck Repair's expertise in truck maintenance and repair, FleetPride is positioned to support fleet customers in central and southern Illinois, according to the release.
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"This acquisition aligns perfectly with our long-term growth strategy and enables us to continue building a one-stop solution for our commercial heavy-duty customers," said Mike Harris, FleetPride president of parts and service. "With our extensive onboarding and integration process, RPM Truck Repair is fully integrated from day one, which gives our customers and new team members immediate access to our national network of parts and service for faster turnaround times.
"Our new technicians will also be supported with advanced online courses and in-person training classes through FleetPride Tech University," Harris added. "Together with the RPM Truck Repair team, we are well-equipped to serve the evolving demands of the industry."
RPM Truck Repair co-owner Shawn Fitzjarrald said, "The integration of RPM Truck Repair into FleetPride will strengthen our ability to deliver unparalleled service and support to our customers."
Co-owner Donna Fitzjarrald added: "We are excited about the opportunities this acquisition brings and are confident that, together with FleetPride, we will create even greater value for our customers."
FleetPride operates a network of 300-plus locations, including 80-plus service centers and five distribution centers.