Press Releases


2021

Tidewater Fleet Supply / TNT Parts Announces John Gordy as Chief Financial Officer, February 2021

TNT Parts Opens a New Buford, GA Store, January 2021

2020

Tidewater Fleet Supply / TNT Parts Announces Dale Herold as Chief Executive Officer, May 2020

2019

Tidewater Fleet Supply / TNT Parts Hires Dale Herold as Chief Operating Officer, November 2019

TNT Parts Opens New Greenville Store, March 2019


Tidewater Fleet Supply / TNT Parts Announces John Gordy as Chief Financial Officer, February 2021 - John is a versatile finance leader with 25 years of increasingly responsible business partner roles at the senior executive level in privately owned & publicly traded industrial distribution companies. John brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team.

John will join a high-performing senior leadership team at Tidewater Fleet Supply/TNT Parts Inc. and be a strategic business partner to the CEO and Board of Directors, helping drive the Company’s growth. John’s overall responsibility will the management of the day-to-day financial performance of the Company’s operations. Reporting directly to John will be Cheryl Hughes, Controller. I believe John’s vast knowledge and experience will be a tremendous asset to Tidewater Fleet Supply/TNT Parts Inc. as we move forward together.

John will be based in the Norfolk corporate office. Please join me in welcoming John to the team and wishing him much success.


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TNT Parts Opens New Buford, GA Store, January 2021 - TNT Parts has opened its newest store in Buford, Georgia. This new location is strategically located to better serve TNT Parts loyal and growing customer base in Northeast Georgia. The Northeast Georgia area is a hot spot for growth and TNT Parts is positioned to be a part of it in the years to come. This new 10,000 square foot location stocks 1500+ part numbers and nearly $200,000 in inventory. TNT Parts customers in the area receive multiple deliveries per day to better serve their Heavy-Duty Truck and Trailer parts needs. Our experienced sales and warehouse staff are here and ready to serve our customers!


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Tidewater Fleet Supply / TNT Parts Announces Dale Herold as Chief Executive Officer, May 2020 - Tidewater Fleet Supply / TNT Parts (“TFS” or the Company) is pleased to announce the promotion of Dale Herold to Chief Executive Officer effective April 1, 2020. Herold brings to the position a wealth of knowledge gained over 30 years from previous roles in the industrial distribution and manufacturing. Herold has quickly become a key member of TFS since joining as Chief Operating Officer in 2019.

Immediately prior to TFS, Herold was President of the Distributor Business Group at Interstate Batteries where he oversaw a period marked by improvements in both market share and customer satisfaction at Interstate’s 400 branches. He has held senior leadership positions at EnPro Industries (NYSE: NPO), where he was Chief Customer Officer and president of Garlock, a leading manufacturer of industrial seals and gaskets. He also drove strategic growth at BlueLinx Corporation (NYSE: BXC), and Consolidated Container Company and served on the Board of Directors for Pantheon Enterprises. Herold’s career began at GE, where he became the Director of Marketing for Specialty Materials. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Grove City College and is taking over from Allan Parrott, who served as the CEO for 22 years and retired in March. “I am truly honored and privileged to lead our extraordinary company as Tidewater Fleet Supply / TNT Parts’ next chief executive officer,” said Herold. “This is an unprecedented and exciting time in the marketplace and we are committed to exploring new ways to better serve our customers today and in the future. I look forward to continuing to work closely with our exceptional senior leadership team, along with Will, as our executive chairman, and our entire board of directors. Together, we will capture opportunities for growth for Tidewater Fleet Supply / TNT Parts by remaining laser-focused on serving our customers, providing the best career experiences for our people and creating significant value for our shareholders.”

Will Krusen, Board Chairman said, “I am excited to congratulate and welcome Dale as the CEO of the Company. Since joining TFS last year, Dale has brought a tremendous amount of energy, experience, and leadership to the senior team. The board and I wish Allan the best in retirement. During his tenure, he oversaw the growth of the Company from two locations in Virginia to 14 across the Southeast.”

About Tidewater Fleet Supply & TNT Parts Tidewater Fleet Supply (dba Tidewater Fleet Supply and TNT Parts) is the leading Southeastern independent wholesale distributor of heavy- and medium-duty aftermarket truck and trailer parts serving 4,000+ commercial and municipal customers through 14 locations across VA, GA, NC, SC, and north FL. The Company also services municipalities and government customers through dedicated facilities. With an emphasis on customer service, extensive parts knowledge, training, and inventory, Tidewater Fleet Supply develops and supports deep relationships with its customers and suppliers.


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Tidewater Fleet Supply / TNT Parts Hires Dale Herold as Chief Operating Officer, November 2019 - Tidewater Fleet Supply / TNT Parts is pleased to announce the hiring of Dale Herold as its Chief Operating Officer effective November 4, 2019. Mr. Herold will work closely with TFS CEO Allan Parrott and will be responsible for all store and distribution center operations in the company’s 14 location footprint. “Dale’s extensive experience with strategic planning, product distribution and operations management will be a valuable resource for our customers and our company,” says Parrott. Mr. Herold will be based out of the company’s corporate office in Atlanta.Mr. Herold brings with him almost 30 years of industrial distribution experience and was most recently the President of Distribution for Interstate Batteries, Inc. in Dallas, Texas.Mr. Herold holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Grove City College in Grove City, Pennsylvania. Tidewater Fleet Supply LLC and its subsidiary TNT Parts distribute truck and trailer components throughout the southeast from Richmond, Virginia to Jacksonville, Florida.


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TNT Parts Opens New Greenville Store, March 2019 - TNT Parts has opened a new location in the Greenville, South Carolina market. The new store is located at 6713 Highway 29N in Pelzer, South Carolina, which is three miles south of the I-85 and Highway 29 interchange. The phone number is (864) 947-3845. The new store and warehouse comprise over 18,000 square feet and are surrounded by almost 17 acres of land. The store will open with over $500,000 worth of inventory and the company sincerely appreciates the supplier reps who helped get the product on the shelves. Terry Hunsinger is the store manager; Cory Hutchens (inside sales), Danny Jeffcoat (warehouse manager), Dean Hall (driver) and Cliff Bone (outside sales) make up the Greenville team.


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