Brent Windom, President and Chief Executive Officer of Uni-Select, and Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi are joined by members of the team at Uni-Select’s new Bumper to Bumper Calgary DC.
Uni-Select Inc. celebrated the official opening of a new Bumper to Bumper distribution centre in Calgary. This facility has a footprint of 296,085 sq-ft. making it Uni-Select’s largest distribution centre.
“We are proud to launch this distribution centre, which is in line with our focus on operational excellence and has been designed to continuously improve customer service, with increased efficiency and quicker delivery,” said Brent Windom, President and Chief Executive Officer of Uni-Select. “Located in a strategic location for our customers and suppliers in Western Canada, this new facility will support our long-term growth and truly is a major accomplishment for our team.”
“The opening of Uni-Select’s distribution centre, their largest one yet, speaks volumes to the confidence they’ve shown for doing business in Calgary. We’ve been investing in our transportation network, to serve our citizens and to serve industry, and today’s news shows that it has paid dividends,” said Naheed Nenshi, Mayor of Calgary.
Located at 1710-104 Avenue NE in Calgary’s Oxford Airport Business Park, the new Bumper to Bumper distribution centre currently has 30 full-time employees and shall employ more than 35 people by the end of 2019.
It services 1,300 shops and nearly 200 stores in Western Canada, including 87 Bumper to Bumper stores. It will also be home to a 7,450-square-foot training centre, which will provide a hands-on experience with the newest technologies, product knowledge and techniques, for customers’ technicians, service advisors and members in the Uni-Select store network.