FleetPride Acquires Sam & Sons Truck Equipment of Texas

FleetPride Acquires Sam & Sons Truck Equipment of Texas

Founded in 1968, Sam & Sons has provided unique and specialized heavy-duty services.

FleetPride Inc., one of the nation’s largest distributors of truck and trailer parts and service provider in the independent heavy-duty aftermarket, has acquired the assets of Sam & Sons Truck Equipment of Houston, Texas. Sam & Sons was family-owned by brothers Samuel, Robert, and Richard, and sister, Olivia Olivo.

Founded in 1968, Sam & Sons has provided unique and specialized heavy-duty services. “We look forward to carrying on 54 years of legacy, along with our customers and employees for years to come,” said owner Richard Olivo. “Sam & Sons has thrived, and we are confident we will continue to be even more fortunate with FleetPride.”

This 26,000-square-foot location provides customers in the greater Houston area with expanded service capabilities, including specialized services in liftgate repair and an onsite 100-foot paint booth capable of servicing a 54-foot tractor and trailer. These capabilities are bolstered by access to FleetPride’s extensive heavy-duty parts inventory, both locally and nationwide, via its e-commerce solution at FleetPride.com. Sam & Sons has a loyal customer base, many of whom have been customers for more than 20 years. FleetPride will continue to support these longstanding relationships with the same 35-plus local experts and is eager to continue the legacy of this great company.

“We appreciate the Olivo family’s confidence in continuing their company’s rich history,” said Mike Harris, FleetPride senior vice president of sales and operations. “Sam and Sons’ commitment to the heavy-duty industry aligns with FleetPride’s dedication to service growth for its customers. We are excited to now offer four locations, delivering parts and service capabilities within our Houston footprint.”

Expanding their national parts and service operations, this is the seventh FleetPride acquisition this year. Those interested in joining the FleetPride network, can visit FleetPride.com/acquisitions for more details.

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