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Centric Parts Promotes Don Bales to Corporate Logistics Manager
(Industry, Calif. - June 22, 2017) - Centric Parts, North America's leading manufacturer and supplier of O.E. and aftermarket brake and chassis components, announced today the promotion of Don Bales to the newly created position of Corporate Logistics Manager. In this position, Don will report to Centric Parts VP of Operations, Sal Bora, and will be responsible for negotiating, developing, managing and communicating the corporate FCL/LCL logistics requirements as well as LTL and FTL traffic requirements for Centric Parts, Qualis and StopTech.
"During his nine years of service with Qualis and Centric, Don has been instrumental in helping our company excel in our service to our customers," said Bora. "Don's twenty-five years of traffic and transportation experience make him the right person for this new position, where he will oversee the coordination and transportation of our merchandise for all Centric Parts, Qualis and StopTech locations."
Don joined Qualis Automotive as Transportation Manager in 2008 and became a part of the Centric Parts team when Qualis was acquired in 2013. Don has also served in Transportation and Logistics leadership positions at UPS, Panalpina Inc., Express Cargo, Air France Cargo and Delta Airlines. In his current role, Don will continue to be essential in helping Centric Parts meet the high logistics and transportation standards established for the automotive aftermarket industry.
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About Centric Parts®
Centric Parts ® is North America's leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake and chassis components for passenger vehicles, light and medium duty trucks, fleet vehicles, high performance vehicles and race cars under the Centric ® , C-TEK ® , Posi Quiet ® , Fleet Performance and StopTech ® labels. Through its StopTech and Qualis Automotive divisions, Centric also supplies components and systems to dozens of OEM and private label customers. With an unparalleled level of research and development in North America, Centric leads the industry in brake and chassis technology innovation, having earned several patents and dozens of industry accolades along the way. The company has enjoyed solid annual growth since being founded in 2000, and now operates multiple nationwide facilities encompassing over one million square feet of office, warehouse and manufacturing space.