PACCAR Parts’ new $32 million distribution center in Renton, Wash., is now fully operational. Servicing dealers in the Northwestern U.S. and Western Canada, the new 160,000 sq.-ft. parts distribution center (PDC) is almost three times the capacity of its predecessor built in 1973.
“By investing in the latest technology and more than doubling the square footage, we are demonstrating our commitment to being a world-class leader in aftermarket parts distribution. We take pride in upholding our core values of providing customers with the highest product availability, quality service and unmatched value in the industry,” said David Danforth, PACCAR Parts general manager and PACCAR vice president.
Features of the Renton PDC include its 15,000 sq.-ft. small-parts mezzanine, stock-picking equipment with built-in weight scales and a custom parcel conveyor, and energy-efficient LED lighting and daylight harvesting. The facility provides operational efficiency and a 125% increase in capacity of parts, enabling it to store over 39,000 different parts. The facility also includes a 50-person training room and an interactive “PACCAR Parts Experience” that demonstrates PACCAR Parts’ distribution network, and industry-leading products and services to visitors.