Hankook adds distribution centre in Richmond (May 01, 2010)

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RICHMOND, B.C. –Hankook Tire Canada has opened its second Canadian distribution centre. The new warehouse is located in Richmond, B.C. and will support retailers and multiple distribution points throughout Western Canada, the company announced.

“Hankook Tire experienced great success and a strong presence in Western Canada,” said Bill Hume, vice-president of Hankook Tire Canada. “We strategically chose the Vancouver region for our second distribution centre to better support our retail customers and distributors, expediting our time to market. This new distribution centre is an integral part of our growth strategy in Canada and part of our global long-term strategy to become the next generation tire company.”

The distribution centre is located at 12291 Riverside Way in Richmond. Dealers will enjoy easy access to Hankook’s complete tire line and the facility is expected to reduce lead time for product delivery, Hankook announced. Hankook also operates a distribution centre in Brampton, Ont.

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