T3 opens three distribution centers

Aug. 12, 2002

TCI Tire Centers LLC, through its T3 Certified Tire Centers marketing arm, recently opened distribution centers in Little Rock, Ark., and Marlboro, N.Y., and soon will open a center in Phoenixville, Pa.

The Phoenixville distribution center will open Sept. 1 under the direction of Manager Phil McConnon. It will service tire retailers in a 100-mile radius around Philadelphia.

The Little Rock distribution center opened on Aug. 6. Ken Scott will manage the distribution center, which will service Arkansas.

The Marlboro distribution center also opened on Aug. 6. Under the direction of Manager Andy LaPorta, it will service Long

Island and New York City.

"These new distribution centers are located in geographic areas important to the development of T3," says Dave Snyder, TCI's vice president of small tire marketing.

T3 was launched in August 2000. More than 300 dealers and 29 distribution centers are part of the T3 network.