Caterpillar Logistics Services will open its first parts distribution center in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) later this year.
"The investment in this new facility demonstrates our support of our dealers' mission to serve Caterpillar customers in Russia and our continued commitment to excellence in product support," says Mary Bell, Caterpillar Logistics Services chairman and president.
A 110,300-square-foot logistics center located in the northwest of Moscow will support five Caterpillar dealers in the CIS region. The facility will stock more than 23,000 Caterpillar parts and will provide an integrated logistics solution including, inbound, outbound, claims, returns and Caterpillar Remanufacturing core return services.
The parts distribution facility is expected to be fully operational by the end of September 2007.
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