Groupe Touchette, Canada’s largest tire distributor, has confirmed the start of work on its new distribution center in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
The land purchased in early March 2022, located at 54 Higney Avenue, will house a 76,400 square foot warehouse in February 2023.
Strategically located in the Burnside Industrial Park in Dartmouth, the space occupied by Groupe Touchette will be able to hold nearly 60,000 tires, which represents a 119% increase in capacity compared to the previous warehouse.
“With this investment of nearly $10.5 million and a dozen full-time jobs, Groupe Touchette is actively contributing to the local economy of Dartmouth,” says Bryan Munroe , Warehouse Manager
This new warehouse means an improvement in the services offered to our customers, with an even larger inventory of tires and brands, as well as a delivery system that is even better adapted to the realities and requirements of the market.
“Groupe Touchette has deep roots in the region and it is only natural to continue to establish more of a foothold there with this superb ultramodern distribution centre, ” said Nicolas Touchette , Co-owner and CEO of Groupe Touchette
“We are pleased to continue our growth alongside you in the magnificent Atlantic region,” adds Frédéric Bouthillier , Co-owner and Chief Operating Officer of Groupe Touchette
This new distribution center strengthens the company’s presence in the Atlantic region and is part of its vision to consolidate its leadership in Canada and thus support its rate of growth.
About Groupe Touchette Inc.
Groupe Touchette is the largest Canadian-owned tire distributor; recognized for over 40 years for its expertise and superior level of service to automotive manufacturers, dealers and independent customers. The company specializes in value-added tire distribution services.