VIPAR adds Massachusetts-based distributor

Updated Oct 10, 2012

Vipar1East Coast Truck and Trailer, Inc. has joined the VIPAR Heavy Duty network of distributors.

Led by its president and owner, Don Cupples, East Coast Truck and Trailer provides southeastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod with truck parts and trailer equipment for medium- to heavy-duty trucks, VIPAR says. The company’s main location is in Brockton, Mass. and it has an additional branch location in Pembroke, Mass.

“We are pleased to welcome East Coast Truck and Trailer to the VIPAR Heavy Duty family,” says Jim Pennig, vice president, business development, VIPAR Heavy Duty. “Don Cupples and his team work hard to provide outstanding service to a highly dense urban population as they concentrate on fleets within a 30 mile radius of their two stores.”

East Coast Truck & Trailer was formed in 1984 as a truck/trailer service operation. The company exited the service business in 2000 and now focuses entirely on parts distribution, VIPAR says. East Coast Truck and Trailer has 12 employees, including two outside salespeople.

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