FleetPride Takes Over Missouri Store | Trucks, parts, service

FleetPride acquired the assets of Bolin Auto & Truck Parts Company of St. Joseph, Missouri from Rob Bolin.

For over 70 years, Bolin Auto & Truck Parts has provided industry-leading parts and service solutions to its customers and has become an industry leader in Northwest Missouri, Northeast Kansas and southeastern Nebraska.

The company was founded in 1951 by Harold Bolin as one of 17 independent parts stores in Saint-Joseph. In 1982 Bolin expanded into the service focusing on leaf springs and suspension work. Over the next few years, the company added a transmission department as well as a laser alignment rack that could handle everything from pickup trucks to semi-tractors, trailers, dump trucks and motorhomes.

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“It’s a real pleasure to welcome Rob Bolin and the Bolin Auto & Truck Parts team to FleetPride,” said Mike Harris, senior vice president of sales and operations for FleetPride. “For three generations, Bolin Auto & Truck Parts has become the number one calling customer in the St. Joseph area with a wealth of heavy-duty knowledge and expertise. Customers rely on Bolin to keep their trucks on the road. route, and we are very excited about this partnership going forward. This addition will be a great fit and now our new team members will have even greater access to products, rapid replenishment from our regional distribution center and the support of the entire FleetPride organization. “

“I am proud and excited to join the FleetPride family,” says Bolin. “We have a great group of employees and partnering with FleetPride gives us access to resources to take our already exceptional service and availability to the next level. “

He adds, “We have a large parts counter serving everyone from owner-operators to truck fleets in a wide variety of industries, including farmers, machine shops and construction companies. We have built a reputation for excellent customer service and exceptional parts availability. Our customers rely on us and are now part of the family. ”

The new FleetPride branch and service center in St. Joseph will be the company’s fifth location in Missouri, joining branches in Joplin, Kansas City, Springfield and St. Louis, according to the company.

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