In the first of three acquisitions planned for 2013, National Performance Warehouse (NPW) has purchased the Sacramento, California, wholesale business unit of Performance Warehouse of Portland, Ore. The deal closed on May 10. The Performance Warehouse facilities in Sacramento will become a Speed Warehouse location.
The companies have a transition plan in place where jobber ordering, delivery and product availability will continue without interruption and, as is the tradition of an NPW acquisition, the staff and management are being retained to service the customer base.
“The sale of our Sacramento Distribution Center to National Performance Warehouse will allow our company to refocus our sales efforts in our core areas of Oregon, Washington and Idaho with opportunities to add new independent jobber business and Baxter Auto Parts locations,” said JR Moore, president of Performance Warehouse. “Our retail division, Baxter Auto Parts, will continue to operate all of their existing stores in Northern California.”
Bob Baptiste will continue to manage the sales and operations out of Sacramento.
The National Performance Warehouse Companies operate five other facilities in California: Vernon, Tustin, Sacramento (Arden), Hayward and its main facility in San Jose.