CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., March 29, 2011 -Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, the industry’s largest manufacturer of refrigerated trailers and a leading manufacturer of dry freight vans, flatbeds, and Tautliner® curtainsided trailers is pleased to announce Utility’s Aftermarket Parts Distribution Center has moved to a new location in Batavia, Ohio.
The new Utility Aftermarket Parts Distribution Center is over three times larger than the previous location in Sharonville, OH. The new Batavia location encompasses 21 acres of land with a 243,000-square-foot warehouse, a 10,000-square-foot office, 24 dock doors, and parking spaces for 36 trailers.
“The new Batavia Parts Distribution Center is part of Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company’s and the Bennett family’s ongoing commitment to continue to meet the growth and needs of its dealer network,” said Stephen Bennett, Utility’s Vice President. “Batavia will allow us to increase our offering of heavy duty aftermarket products and services to our customers.”
Over 5,000 stocked items and 200 Utility Aftermarket Parts suppliers are currently shipping from the new location. The move was part of Utility’s strategic plan to provide a centralized shipping point for reaching all parts of North America and to increase capacity to meet current demands by offering more parts from more suppliers.
The new Aftermarket Parts Distribution Center is located at 4225 Curliss Lane in Batavia, Ohio. The official Grand Opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place on March 30th, 2011. For more information about Utility Trailer Manufacturing, visit: www.utilitytrailer.com.