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The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Inc. welcomes ASAP Automotive Warehouse (ASAP) as an Alliance member, effective Jan. 1, 2015. ASAP, led by Owner and President Scott Peterson, joins the group as a full shareholder under the Bumper to Bumper banner.

Founded in 1998, ASAP is a full-line distributor of automotive parts and accessories, operating three warehouses in the Salt Lake City region. They serve installers direct with more than 60 delivery vehicles running every day, including all day on Saturdays. Their delivery fleet is coordinated by one of the industries most sophisticated dispatch and delivery systems.

"We couldn't be more pleased with the opportunity to join such a prestigious group as The Alliance," says Peterson, who currently serves on the Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association Board of Governors. "We are very impressed with their technological tools, and the level of sophistication throughout their system. They came in and immediately focused on helping us grow our business. We’re looking to grow substantially in this market, and The Alliance, in our minds, is clearly the organization best positioned to help us do that.”

"We are very proud to have ASAP as our newest Bumper to Bumper shareholder," says John R. Washbish, CEO and president of the group. “They are a solid company, with a plan for growth and succession already in place. We have a significant base of Bumper to Bumper certified service centers in this market, and we are confident that ASAP will expand and grow that business for years to come.”

"Due to changes in the Salt Lake City market, we had an opportunity to speak to Scott and his son Kelly about joining our group and helping us serve a substantial existing and prospective customer base in the region," says Alliance Vice President of Sales, Jon Owens. "We were delighted to find ASAP understands that service is the difference and had already built a robust organization with sophisticated delivery techniques. They were the perfect fit for us, and together we hope to take each other further in this market than either could have gone before.”

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