FCA Mexico has opened a new Mopar Parts Distribution Center in Toluca, Mexico. This facility will store and distribute more than 65,000 service parts offered to FCA Mexico’s customers and the Mopar Dealer Network in Mexico. The inaugural event was hosted by Bruno Cattori, President and CEO of FCA Mexico; Pietro Gorlier, President and CEO of Mopar Service, Parts and Customer Care for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Eruviel Avila, Governor of the State of Mexico. The new Mopar Distribution Center expands over 484,375 square-feet.
“It is an honor to inaugurate this new Mopar Parts Distribution Center in Toluca and continue to invest in the state of Mexico, where we as FCA Mexico have been present since 1968 with our Assembly Plant. This facility is a cornerstone for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, and is a prime indicator of the region’s growth, strong supplier network and overall improvement of the competitiveness of Mexico in the automotive industry’s global scope,” said Bruno Cattori, President and CEO of FCA Mexico.
The new Mopar Parts Distribution Center will fulfill shipments throughout Mexico and has the capacity to distribute 6,500 items. The Distribution Center will employ two shifts, creating 97 jobs.
“This new facility is the result of a $13-million investment in infrastructure and equipment, and is another clear demonstration of our company’s commitment with Mexico,” said Pietro Gorlier, President and CEO – Mopar Brand Service, Parts and Customer Care, FCA – Global. “This Distribution Center adequately meets the demanding process and logistics established by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. These global processes will make it possible for our customers in Mexico to benefit from a faster and more efficient level of attention and service,” he said.