Centric Parts has promoted Don Bales to the newly created position of corporate logistics manager. He will be responsible for negotiating, developing, managing and communicating the company's container and truckload requirements and logistics.

“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,” says Sal Bora, vice president of operations for Centric Parts. “Don’s 25 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.”

Bales 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 United Parcel Service of America Inc., Panalpina Inc., Express Cargo USA LLC, Air France KLM MartinAir Cargo and Delta Air Lines Inc.

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