Uni-Select celebrated the official opening of a new Bumper to Bumper distribution center in Calgary, Alberta.
With a footprint of 296,085 square feet, the facility is Uni-Select’s largest distribution center.
“We are proud to launch this distribution center, which is in line with our focus on operational excellence and has been designed to continuously improve customer service, with increased efficiency and quicker delivery,” said Brent Windom, president and CEO of Uni-Select. “Located in a strategic location for our customers and suppliers in Western Canada, this new facility will support our long-term growth and truly is a major accomplishment for our team.”
Located in Calgary’s Oxford Airport Business Park, the new Bumper to Bumper distribution center has 30 full-time employees and will employ more than 35 people by the end of 2019. It services 1,300 shops and nearly 200 stores in Western Canada, including 87 Bumper to Bumper stores.
The facility also will be home to a 7,450-square-foot training center, which will provide hands-on experience with the newest technologies, products and techniques, for customers’ technicians and service advisors and members in the Uni-Select store network.
Boucherville, Québec-based Uni-Select is a distributor of automotive refinish and industrial paint and related products in North America, and automotive aftermarket parts in Canada and the United Kingdom.