Fisher Auto Parts to Open Massachusetts Distribution Center

Fisher Auto Parts to Open Massachusetts Distribution Center

COO David Reid announced the purchase of a 217,000-sq.-ft. distribution center in Chicopee, Massachusetts.

David Reid, chief operations officer, Fisher Auto Parts, announced the purchase of a 217,000-sq.-ft. distribution center on 12 acres located at 2189 Westover Road in Chicopee, Massachusetts.

Equipped with 32 loading docks, the new facility will become operational once it is fully outfitted with features to optimize efficiencies, including logistical and material handling technology, picking modules, conveyor systems, warehouse management software, and expedited will call and local delivery.  

The Chicopee location is strategically located between three existing Fisher distribution centers, allowing for further store expansion in Connecticut, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Vermont, the company said. Up to 150 stores will be serviced by the new facility.

The new Chicopee facility adds 217,000 sq. ft. to Fisher’s distribution center footprint of more than 2.5 million sq. ft. Supplying 19 states in which the company currently does business, the nine Fisher distribution centers are linked daily to provide over 92% fill rates, product coverage and overnight delivery from a company-owned fleet, according to Fisher Auto Parts. 

In addition, over 50 Greenfield locations have been opened or are scheduled to open by the end of 2024, including several mega-hub locations.

“We believe in the adage that no matter what our lot in life, we should build something on it,” said Reid. “There are much larger competitors; however, due to the highly capable team that we are honored to work with, we can be proud of our past results as we strive for future growth. We are especially grateful to all of our channel partners, including customers, suppliers, APSG associates, and, in particular, team members for their unwavering dedication to outstanding customer service.”

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