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Federated Auto Parts Distributors is entering into a collaboration with the Association of Independent Oil Distributors (AIOD) with a focus on mutual benefits for the respective members. In the agreement, members of AIOD will become affiliate members of Federated, with an emphasis on exploring opportunities and expanded participation.

“This agreement provides many benefits for the members of AIOD,” said Randall Arnold, president of AIOD. “AIOD members will have the opportunity to expand product offerings, participate in electronic data support, and enhance customer relationships by having access to the many services offered by one of the premier marketing groups in the industry. We are delighted to have the opportunity to work closely with the Federated group.”

“Federated is constantly looking at ways to improve value for all constituents and this agreement provides that,” added Sue Godschalk, president of Federated. “This collaboration provides added volume and opportunities for our suppliers, new partners for our members, and added supply points and products for shop customers. We have enjoyed working closely with several AIOD members in the past and this agreement will expand and create further opportunities for both Federated and AIOD.”

About the Association of Independent Oil Distributors

Established in 1994, the Association of Independent Oil Distributors (AIOD) is a national marketing group of independently owned distributors who operate 103 distribution facilities throughout North America to serve the professional installed, wholesale, and retail markets. For more information, visit