American Tire Distributors Completes Sale of Canadian Subsidiary

American Tire Distributors Completes Sale of Canadian Subsidiary | THE SHOPAmerican Tire Distributors (ATD) has completed the sale of its Canadian subsidiary, National Tire Distributors (NTD), to Groupe Touchette Inc., the company announced.

“With the sale of NTD now complete, ATD is moving forward as a more focused organization that is better positioned to serve its customers across the U.S. and invest in the enhanced innovation that is driving its transformation efforts,” company representatives said in a statement announcing the sale. “In addition, with the transaction complete, ATD will advance its goal of reducing emissions by increasing supply chain efficiency and providing technology-enabled connectivity and efficiency through its diverse line of products.”

ATD will continue supporting NTD and Groupe Touchette through its new commercial relationship, under which ATD will supply the combined company with its proprietary Hercules and Ironman brand tires and make its advanced analytics software and productivity-enabling tools available to Groupe Touchette’s network, the company said.

“With the completion of this transaction, we now have more resources, focus and flexibility to build on our momentum and accelerate our transformation,” said Stuart Schuette, president and chief executive officer of ATD. “We are driving our strategy forward, rolling out new tools and capabilities and delivering even more connected automotive solutions for the customers and manufacturers we serve. Across ATD, we are excited to continue leading the pace of change in our industry by providing even more connected and better products and services than ever before.”

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