Chrysler Group LLC and Fiat SpA Open Mopar Operations in Australia, Japan and Russia
Companies Continue to Leverage, Expand Mopar Brand
10,000 sq.-meter facility in Australia
11,000 sq.-meter facility in Japan
4,500 sq.-meter facility in Russia
Nearly 80,000 parts
Operations support Chrysler Group LLC and Fiat SpA brands
Mopar’s new 10,000-square-meter parts distribution center in Australia will distribute more than 18,600 part numbers to nearly 70 dealer locations.
September 19, 2012 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - After opening Mopar facilities in Argentina, Brazil, China and the United Arab Emirates, Chrysler Group LLC and Fiat SpA today announced the opening of Mopar parts distribution centers in Australia, Japan and Russia.
“We are expanding our operations in order to fully support our customers and dealers in growing markets around the world,” said Pietro Gorlier, President and CEO of Mopar, Chrysler Group LLC’s service, parts and customer-care brand. “We will continue to look for opportunities to satisfy our customers and support our dealer network.”
The parts distribution center in Australia is located in Port Melbourne, Victoria. The 10,000 sq.-meter facility will distribute more than 18,600 part numbers to nearly 75 dealer locations. The 11,000 sq.-meter warehouse in Japan is located in Yokohama, and will move more than 41,000 parts to support 145 outlets. In Moscow, a 4,500 sq.-meter facility will distribute more than 20,000 parts to nearly 140 dealers.
With more than 500,000 parts, Mopar has more than 50 distribution centers worldwide. Earlier this year, Chrysler Group LLC and Fiat SpA opened a 3,000 sq.-meter facility in Argentina and a 4,500 sq.-meter parts distribution center in Brazil. Last year, both companies opened a 16,000 sq.-meter Mopar warehouse in Shanghai and an 18,000-sq.meter facility in Dubai.