The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc. is delighted to welcome its newest Auto Value shareholder owner, Distribuidora De Autopartes Pescador, S.A. (DAPESA).
Founded in 1995 and headquartered in San Rafael, Mexico, DAPESA is operated by brothers Daniel and Domingo Pescador. With a focus on the wholesale auto parts market, DAPESA serves a vast majority of Mexico from four main warehouses totaling more than 305,000 square feet.
“We are excited to welcome DAPESA to the Alliance family,” said John R. Washbish, President and CEO at the Alliance. “DAPESA’s excellent coverage and service of the market along with our current shareholder owners in Mexico, put the Alliance in a position of strong growth and success for years to come.”
DAPESA serves over 15,000 independently owned auto parts stores, shipping 1,400 orders daily via their own company vehicles and third party shipping services. DAPESA is able to provide excellent customer service through their 185 person outside salesforce. In addition to the feet on the street, DAPESA boasts over 600 employees.
The headquarters for DAPESA is in Veracruz and includes a 100,000 square foot facility. The other main distribution locations are in Leon, Guanajuato and Monterrey. Established in 1995, 2007, 2012 and 2016 respectfully, these four distribution facilities enable DAPESA to have a large geographic footprint. DAPESA plans to grow as an organization via new locations in 2019.
DAPESA’s membership in the Alliance became effective on January 1, 2019 and further establishes the Alliance as the program group leader in Mexico and Central America.
About Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper
Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper are part of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, the only global distribution and marketing organization in the world. Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper is the source for quality parts and service for parts stores and certified service centers throughout North America, Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador, Europe and China. The Alliance prides itself on responding to the individual needs of each customer and providing unequalled products and service.
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