LAKE, Ill. Providing new strategic distribution locations in the
Washington, D.C., metro area and Idaho, VIPAR Heavy Duty has announced
the addition of Northern Virginia Supply Inc. and Western Trailer Sales
Co. to its network of distributors.
in Springfield, Va., Northern Virginia Supply is a full-line heavy duty
distributor that covers the Washington, D.C., metro area from four
locations in Virginia and Maryland. The company also operates a fifth
store located 40 miles south in Fredericksburg, Va. Western Trailer
Sales supplies truck and trailer parts from its main location in Boise,
Idaho, and through its branch locations in Spokane, Wash., Portland,
Ore., Millersburg, Ore, and Pacific, Wash.
are pleased to welcome these two new companies to the network of VIPAR
distributors throughout North America,” said Steve Crowley, president
and CEO, VIPAR Heavy Duty. “Northern Virginia Supply provides us with a
strong distribution base in the metro D.C. area, while Western Trailer
Sales gives us a presence in Idaho and the northeast tip of Washington
State that did not previously exist. Both companies are well-known and
respected in their marketplaces as quality distributors of parts and
services to the heavy duty aftermarket industry.“
in 1967, Northern Virginia Supply is led by its president Roger N.
McLeod, Jr. The company has 42 employees including five outside sales
professionals. Service is provided to customers with 14 delivery
vehicles and through the company’s brake relining facility. In addition
to its Springfield headquarters, Northern Virginia Supply’s D.C. metro
area stores include facilities in Manassas, Va., Rockville, Md., and
in 1969 by its owner and president Jerry Whitehead, Western Trailers
has focused on a simple goal: “Build the best. Then keep making it
better.” Western Trailers operates a 75,000-square-foot parts and
service facility from its headquarters in Boise and is an authorized
dealer for Great Dane Trailers. With nearly 300 employees, Western
Trailer services its customers with 20 plus inside and outside sales
personnel. The company has a delivery fleet of 30 vehicles.