Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Expands in Mexico
The newest member of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Inc. is Distribuidora De Autopartes Pescador, S.A. (DAPESA).
Founded in 1995 and headquartered in San Rafael, Mexico, DAPESA is operated by brothers Daniel and Domingo Pescador. With a focus on the wholesale auto parts market, DAPESA serves a vast majority of Mexico from four main warehouses totaling more than 305,000 square feet.
DAPESA serves over 15,000 independently owned auto parts stores, shipping 1,400 orders daily via their own company vehicles and third party shipping services. DAPESA is able to provide excellent customer service through their 185 person outside salesforce. In addition to the feet on the street, DAPESA has over 600 employees.
The headquarters for DAPESA is in Veracruz and includes a 100,000 –quare-foot facility. The other main distribution locations are in Leon, Guanajuato and Monterrey. Established in 1995, 2007, 2012 and 2016 respectfully, these four distribution facilities enable DAPESA to have a large geographic footprint. DAPESA plans to grow as an organization via new locations in 2019.
DAPESA’s membership in the Alliance became effective on Jan. 1, 2019.
The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance goes to market through over 2,200 parts stores and over 3,000 certified service centers throughout North America, branded Auto Value or Bumper to Bumper.