A new Doosan parts centre has opened near Seattle, Washington.
Doosan Infracore North America announced the new parts hubs on April 5, a few months after the company opened its first North American parts centre near Atlanta.
The 5,300 square metre centre in Lacey, Washington, nearly triples the company’s parts inventory for its dealers and customers in North America.
“The opening of our second Doosan parts distribution centre in North America demonstrates our continued focus to enhancing our service to our Doosan dealers and customers,” said Edward Song, CEO of Doosan Infracore North America. “Like our Atlanta-area parts distribution centre that came online last December, this facility ensures our dealers and customers have access to genuine Doosan parts from a dedicated warehouse.”
The Lacey facility is designed for genuine Doosan parts distribution and shipping to the company’s dealers and customers in the western United States and Canada. It is managed by logistics company DHL Supply Chain.
The centre will initially stock about 9,000 stock keeping units (SKUs) that can be shipped to service Doosan equipment, with room to expand parts inventory. Such Doosan construction equipment includes articulated dump trucks, crawler excavators, material handlers, mini excavators, log loaders and wheel loaders.
DHL’s Transportation Brokerage Service will manage the Doosan less-than-load (LTL) outbound transportation to Doosan equipment dealers located in the Western United States and Canada.
“We are being strategic with the locations of our North American parts distribution centers,” said Clay Caldwell, Doosan director of parts. “Our Atlanta-area parts distribution center is intended to serve our Doosan dealers and customers from the East Coast to the Midwest. The new center in the Seattle area serves customers from the West Coast to the Midwest.
“The new facility’s location is intentional, knowing we have a large customer base in the Pacific Northwest who work in forestry and logging applications. Our Lacey facility not only provides them with access to critical replacement parts quickly, it helps our growing focus on serving customers in construction, processing and other market segments who operate equipment in a variety of demanding applications.”