DOTY finalist: Valley Truck Parts

On Monday Truck Parts & Service announced its finalists for the 2015 Distributor of the Year award. We are now taking a brief look at each nominated distributor.

For information on Valley Truck Parts, we turn to General Manager Gary Troost.

When was you business founded, and by whom?

Jack Goodale, 1954.

How many locations do you have?

Five retail locations in Michigan: Grand Rapids, Gaylord, St. Joseph, Detroit and Traverse City. Ten wholesale PDC locations: Reno, Nev., Phoenix, Denver, Dallas, Chicago, Charlotte, N.C., Atlanta, Albany, N.Y., and Memphis.


How many employees do you have?


What is your company’s value proposition?

Valley is a solution-based company that provides quality products and service that is in alignment with customer needs and challenges.

What has been the biggest change in your business over the past calendar year?

Working hard to improve our communication process both internally and externally.

Why do you believe the heavy-duty aftermarket has nominated you for this award?


Valley Truck Parts provides a high-quality remanufactured product to our customers. This combined with quality service providers our customers with confidence and trust while dealing with our company.

For more on Valley Truck Parts, go to www.valleytruckparts.comand check Truck Parts & Service magazine in the coming months.

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