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GPI To Supply Independent CARQUEST Auto Parts Stores In BWP Northeast Territory; Also Will Operate BWP's Armonk, N.Y., DC
December 19, 2012
By aftermarketNews staff
RALEIGH, N.C. – As noted in the announcement from Advance Auto Parts that it is acquiring BWP Parts based in Armonk, N.Y., General Parts International (GPI) has assumed the rights to distribute to 92 independently owned CARQUEST Auto Parts stores that are currently being serviced by BWP.
GPI now serves close to 3,000 stores throughout the United States and Canada. Additionally, GPI will operate BWP’s Armonk, N.Y., distribution center.
“We are excited about this transaction and committed to serve the independent CARQUEST Auto Parts store owners in the Northeast formerly served by BWP and expand service in that region,” said GPI President and CEO Temple Sloan III.