Meyer Online

The Journey

The journey started over 75 years ago and the tradition lives on...
1937 Meyer Body Inc. founded by Leo Meyer - Haysville, IN
1959 Meyer Body Inc. acquired by Amos Braun and Jerry Habig
1983 Meyer enters vehicle accessories market - distribution business is born
1986 Meyer Body Inc. acquired by Mike Braun and Daryl Rauscher 
1988 Meyer opens location in Evansville, IN
1995 Meyer Body Inc. fully acquired by Mike Braun
1998 Moved from Haysville location to new Jasper, IN Distribution Center
1999 Competitive Edge Distributing, sister company to Meyer, opens in Concord, NC launched
2000 Meyer Distributing's first catalog is produced
2003 A&W Duke's Acquired - Louisville, KY
2004 Midwest Truck Accessories Acquired - Baton Rouge, LA, Houston, TX and Tulsa, OK locations are added

Voice over IP phone system deployed nationwide

Meyer acquires Custom Vehicle Supply - Milwaukee, WI

Meyer Online is launched - first eCommerce orders are processed

First tractor/trailer transfers begin
2005 Meyer acquires AAA Distributing - Enterprise, AL

My.Meyer web-based Intranet portal is launched

Meyer acquires full ownership of Competitive Edge Distributing

Harrisburg, PA cross-dock opens

Elkhart, IN cross-dock opens
2006 Meyer acquires Twin City Bedliner - Minneapolis, MN

Meyer acquires Weathers Auto Supply - Tupelo, MS

Meyer opens call center and cross-dock in Dallas, TX

Meyer Logistics, Inc. founded as third party freight company
2007 Ocala, FL cross-dock opens
2008 Meyer acquires Eck Trucking, Jasper, IN

St. Louis, MO cross-dock opens

Kansas City, KS cross-dock opens

ProMaxx Automotive private label brand is launched
2009 Meyer Named Among Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies

Atlanta, GA cross-dock opens

Denver, CO call center and regional stocking warehouse opens

Nashville, TN cross-dock opens
2010 Downtown Chicago, IL corporate office established

Dayton, OH cross-dock opens

Youngstown, OH cross-dock opens

Detroit, MI cross-dock opens

Meyer expands Dallas, TX facility into regional stocking warehouse

Meyer acquires Croft Supply & Distribution, San Antonio, TX

Meyer named 2010 SEMA Warehouse Distributor of the Year, Las Vegas, NV
2011 Memphis, TN cross-dock opens

Birmingham, AL cross-dock opens

Dallas, TX HUB warehouse opens

Meyer acquires Sunrise National Distributors Florida Division, Orlando, FL

Knoxville, TN cross-dock opens
2012 Charleston, WV cross-dock opens

Little Rock, AR cross-dock opens

Fort Lauderdale, FL cross-dock opens

Hagerstown, MD cross-dock opens

Snyder, TX cross-dock opens

Richmond, VA cross-dock opens

Jackson, MS cross-dock opens

Lafayette, LA cross-dock opens

East Hanover, NJ HUB warehouse opens

Indianapolis, IN cross-dock opens

Binghamton, NY cross-dock opens

Worcester, MA cross-dock opens
2013 Champaign, IL cross-dock opens

Albuquerque, NM cross-dock opens

Phoenix, AZ cross-dock opens
  Lexington, KY cross-dock opens
  Meyer acquires American Dealer Accessories, Ontario, Visalia, Stockton, CA
  Chicago, IL cross-dock opens
  Lubbock, TX cross-dock opens
  Abilene, TX cross-dock opens
  Meyer acquires Armor Deck wholesale distribution operations, Saddlebrook, NJ
  Iowa City, IA cross-dock opens
  Shreveport, LA cross-dock opens
  Buffalo, NY cross-dock opens
2014 Meyer acquires Vehicle Specialties, Inc., Hammond, IN
  Valdosta, GA cross-dock opens
  Oklahoma City, OK cross-dock opens
  Meyer moves into new 17 acre, 325,000 sq. ft. distribution facility in Arlington, TX
  Minneapolis, MN distribution center opens
2015 Salt Lake City, UT cross-dock opens

Boise, ID cross-dock opens
  Meyer acquires 5 Seasons RV, Portland, OR
  Meyer named 2015 SEMA Warehouse Distributor of the Year, Las Vegas, NV
2016 Corpus Christi, TX cross-dock opens
  Punta Gorda, FL cross-dock opens
  Grand Rapids, MI cross-dock opens
  Fargo, ND cross-dock opens
  Asheville, NC cross-dock opens
  Las Vegas, NV cross-dock opens
  Casper, WY cross-dock opens
  Omaha, NE cross-dock opens
2017 Louisville, KY cross-dock opens
  Billings, MT cross-dock opens
  Salina, KS cross-dock opens

Meyer named 2017 SEMA Warehouse Distributor of the Year, Las Vegas, NV
  Lakewood, WA cross-dock opens
2018 Harlingen, TX cross-dock opens

Kingman, AZ cross-dock opens

Springfield, MO cross-dock opens

Spokane, WA cross-dock opens

Meyer acquires Sherman Auto Parts and launches new HUB distribution center in Washington, MI
2019 Chattanooga, TN cross-dock opens

Flagstaff, AZ cross-dock opens

Barstow, CA cross-dock opens

Twin Falls, ID cross-dock opens

Jacksonville, FL cross-dock opens
  Portland, ME cross-dock opens
Arlington, TX 152,000 sq. ft. expansion completed, total building 465,000 sq. ft.

Meyer Transit Canada formed
  Milton, Ontario Canada cross-dock opens
  Meyer crosses 1000 employee threshold

Meyer acquires Automotive Distributing Company (ADC) in Scranton, PA

Bridgeport, WV cross-dock opens
  San Diego, CA cross-dock opens
  Kingman, AZ 250,000 sq. ft. distribution hub opened
Wytheville, VA cross-dock opens
  London, Ontario, Canada cross-dock opens

Bear, DE cross-dock opens
2022 Hermiston, OR Northwest Megahub opens
Reading, PA cross-dock opens
Columbia, SC cross-dock opens
Albany, NY cross-dock opens
Meyer acquires P&E Distributors, Goodlettsville, TN
Meyer acquires Transamerican Wholesale operations in Carlisle, PA, Dallas, TX, Denver, CO
Calgary, AB cross-dock opens
2023 Waterbury, CT cross-dock opens
Hurricane, UT cross-dock opens
Hanover, MD cross-dock opens
Goldsboro, NC cross-dock opens
Bellingham, WA cross-dock opens
Tucson, AZ cross-dock opens
Alexandria, LA cross-dock opens
Meyer acquires AIM Wholesale, Phoenix, AZ
Savannah, GA cross-dock opens
2024 Quartzsite, AZ cross-dock opens
Meyer Distributing Acquires Thibert Divisions - Châteauguay, Quebec
Roseburg, OR cross-dock opens
Covington, LA cross-dock opens

Days Gone By

Pictured Above: Some of the original Meyer staff from 1937 and project trucks from days gone by. Until the mid-late 1980’s vehicle parts and accessories were mostly purchased and installed for commercial applications. Times and vehicles have changed but Meyer service and dedication remains constant! Thanks for the decades of support!