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Meritor opens DC in Mississauga, Ontario

Eastern Canada Regional Distribution Center to fulfill orders from warehouse distributors and dealers in seven provinces

May 23, 2018

Meritor supplies drivetrain and braking systems.

TROY, Mich. – Meritor, Inc. has opened its fourth North America aftermarket distribution facility − the Eastern Canada Regional Distribution Center in Mississauga, Ontario to fulfill orders from warehouse distributors and dealers in seven provinces.

“The Mississauga centre is another example of our commitment to further strengthening customer satisfaction and simplifying business transactions,” said Brett Penzkofer, vice president, aftermarket, North America for Meritor.

“Customers in eastern Canada will notice greater ordering flexibility and shorter lead times, with many current ordering and processing practices unchanged to ensure a seamless transition.”

The facility stocks Meritor Aftermarket’s complete brand portfolio for customers in Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island and Quebec. Unit-down orders in these provinces will be fulfilled from the Mississauga warehouse. All orders placed by 4 p.m. ET will ship the same day. Customer pickup is also available.

Meritor’s Edmonton, Alberta facility will continue serving western Canada aftermarket customers. The company’s Florence, Kentucky location fulfills orders in the eastern United States, and the West Coast Aftermarket Distribution Center in Santa Fe Springs, California serves U.S. warehouse distributors and dealers in 13 western states.

Meritor supplies drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets. The company is based in Troy, Michigan and employ approximately 8,200 in manufacturing facilities, engineering centers, joint ventures, distribution centres and global offices in 19 countries.