IRVING, TX, March 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — FleetPride, Inc., the largest national distributor of truck and trailer parts and services in the independent heavy-duty aftermarket, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Portville Truck & Auto Repair, founded and owned by Chris Travis. In addition to their two main sites at Portville, New Yorkthe company also operates Fat Cat’s Recovery and Repair in Steamburg, New York; I-86 Repair and towing in Belmont, NY; and Big Dog Heavy Duty Recovery and Repair in Kane, Pa. Travis will serve as General Manager of the new FleetPride locations.
“I’m very proud of all the hard work our team has put in over the past 38 years to grow our business and take care of our customers,” said Travis. “We are excited about this new venture, which allows us to significantly grow our parts business while strengthening our existing service capabilities, providing even greater support to our customers in the region. We know our team will also add value. value to the FleetPride organization, bringing decades of truck towing, recovery and repair expertise.”
“Chris Travis has built an exceptional company,” said Cory Anderson, vice president of FleetPride and general manager of the service. “We are thrilled to welcome everyone at Portville Truck & Auto Repair, including their Fat Cat’s, I86 and Big Dog locations, to FleetPride and expand our nationwide parts and service network to new territory in the game. South of new York and from the north Pennsylvania.”
This acquisition is the third for FleetPride this year. With the recent launch of their dedicated services business unit, FleetPride’s strategy has been a key enabler to onboard businesses better and faster, and to scale their capabilities for customers nationwide.
FleetPride Senior Vice President of Sales and Operations, Mike Harris, added, “We look forward to working with Chris and the team at Portville Truck & Auto.” Harris continued, “I also want to thank and acknowledge the hard work and dedication of our FleetPride team members who have put in endless hours to support our robust M&A engine. Through their efforts, we are building the best heavy duty aftermarket parts and service solutions provider.”
FleetPride’s national parts and service operations continue to grow. If you would like to learn more about becoming part of the FleetPride network, please visit FleetPride.com/acquisitions for more details.
About FleetPride, Inc.
Based at Irving, TX, FleetPride is the largest national distributor of truck and trailer parts and services in the independent heavy-duty aftermarket. FleetPride’s sophisticated network of 284 stores, 65 service centers and 5 distribution centers means customers get the parts and services they need, when and where they need them. Customers can click, talk, chat or visit FleetPride’s team of 3,800 experts empowered and motivated to solve problems and create solutions tailored to each customer’s unique needs.
To find your local FleetPride Branch or Service Center, or to compare, search, and purchase parts by VIN, visit the new www.fleetpride.com