With its corporate headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina, CARQUEST Auto Parts is the premier supplier of replacement products, accessories, supplies and equipment for virtually all makes of automobiles, as well as light and heavy-duty trucks, off-road equipment,buses, recreational vehicles and agricultural equipment. Additionally, it distributes and sell tools, equipment, chemicals, paint and accessories.
At CARQUEST, customer service is driven by 18,000 teammates who are passionate about delivering excellence in everything they do. This dedication is enhanced by a sophisticated network of distribution centers and advanced, automated inventory, and delivery management technology. CARQUEST always delivers the right products to the right place at the right time.
As vehicle design and engineering continues to evolve, CARQUEST is committed to helping professional technicians and automotive enthusiasts stay on top of the latest trends, components, techniques, skills and tools. From today’s sophisticated steering and suspension systems to drivetrain systems, engine and mechanical systems, brake systems, emissions control, temperature control and electrical systems, CARQUEST is the leader in supporting the success of today’s automotive professional.
On November 14, 2013, General Parts International, Inc. (GPI) held a Special Shareholders’ Meeting at The Garden at Millbrook, 2400 E. Millbrook Rd., Raleigh, NC 27604. At the Special Meeting, GPI shareholders considered, and approved by the requisite vote, (i) the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of October 15, 2013, as it may be amended from time to time, by and among GPI, Advance Auto Parts, Inc., Generator Purchase, Inc. and Shareholder Representative Services LLC (as Shareholder Representative), and the transactions contemplated thereby, including the merger, and (ii) certain merger-related executive compensation arrangements.