Groupe Touchette Strikes Again in the Atlantic Region With the Opening of its 30th Distribution Centre in Halifax

This represents an important milestone in the National development plan for Groupe Touchette; the largest Canadian tire distributor.

DARTMOUTH, NS , June 22, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Groupe Touchette, the largest Canadian tire distributor, is pleased to officially announce the opening of a 30th tire distribution centre in the Atlantic Region. This great news comes with improved service to existing and future customers, a wider tires and brands inventory along with an extended delivery system specially adapted to the market's requirements and realities.

This new distribution centre will serve the Atlantic car dealers and independent retailers and will, therefore, help to solidify and develop new relationships with customers in this region. This warehouse located in Dartmouth is more than 21,000 square feet and can contain close to 30,000 tires.

"We are very happy to announce the opening of our 30th distribution centre. We have one objective in mind and it is to offer our customers the best possible service. This addition to the Atlantic region is part of our development plan and adds great value to our National coverage. For the 100 largest cities in Canada, Groupe Touchette assures tire delivery in 3 hours or less, 90% of the time. This promise is part of the company's foundation and in an ongoing effort to improve customer service and product accessibility, Groupe Touchette strives to improve access to its products and logistical services" mentioned Nicolas Touchette, Chief, Executive Officer at Groupe Touchette.

"All of our local customers will win! This distribution centre will enable us to provide better service, better access to products and a faster delivery capacity. This warehouse allows for the creation of three (3) permanent positions and a potential of ten (10) employees during high seasons" says Philippe Robichaud, Supervisor for the new Halifax distribution centre.

About Groupe Touchette Inc.
Groupe Touchette Inc. – Largest Canadian tire distributor, recognized for the past 35 years for its expertise and its superior service level to manufacturers, dealers and independent customers. Operated by Nicolas Touchette and Frederic Bouthillier, the headquarters are located in Montreal and the company specializes in value-added tire distribution services. Present coast to coast, Groupe Touchette now counts more than 500 employees.

In addition to services offered to car manufacturers, authorised car dealers and independent retailers, under the TireLink and DT Tire banners, Groupe Touchette Inc. is also present under the Tireland/IciPneu, TirePartners/Pneu Solutions, Touchette pneus mécanique and Touchette Motorsport banners.


SOURCE Groupe Touchette Inc. - Halifax

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