About JIT Truck Parts
Who We are
JIT Truck Parts is a national aftermarket truck parts distributor directly servicing national, regional and local fleets. We know truck and trailer parts and have a dedicated team of professionals working to help our customers keep their trucks rolling. With distribution centers strategically located throughout the U.S., JIT offers customers premium parts from leading manufacturers - delivered any place, on time with a strong commitment to the most complete customer service experience in the industry.
Andrew Taitz, Chairman
Andrew Taitz is Chairman of JIT Truck Parts™, a national aftermarket truck parts distributor, and one of the GVW Group™ family of companies.
As part of the GVW Group family of companies, including Autocar and other affiliates under Andrew Taitz’s leadership, JIT Truck Parts understands customers, their markets, and their true drivers of value and sustained competitive advantage. JIT Truck Parts meets customer needs by supplying both Autocar exclusive and other parts both when needed critically, and to fulfill customers’ ongoing procurement maintenance needs.
Consistent with all of Andrew Taitz’s efforts for almost three decades (including his past investments and dispositions of Workhorse Custom Chassis and Union City Body Co.), JIT Truck Parts seeks the best people, who are then empowered to create value for customers – often by doing things differently.
JIT Truck Parts, and affiliated GVW Group companies, have also been industry leaders in furthering and promoting sustainable, environment-friendly products and services, and they continue to seek and advance such opportunities as core to their key growth initiatives.
Mike Walker, President
Mike Walker is President of Autocar Parts, the exclusive distributor of parts for Autocar. Mike also serves as the President for GVW Parts Distribution, distributing and selling parts to Autocar® distributors and service centers, as well as President for J.I.T. Truck Parts, distributing and selling parts to fleets. With over 18 years of equipment experience in agriculture, construction, automotive/truck, and mining industries, Mike has a proven track record of driving customer-centric cultures and resulting value.
Well-versed in all things “parts,” Mike brings to management a long and well-rounded career in disciplines encompassing dealer and direct sales, logistics, distribution, supply chain, marketing, and finance.
Mike received a bachelor’s degree from Western Illinois University in corporate finance and economics and his master’s degree from Keller Grad School Chicago in marketing, sales, and business.A native to Chicago, Mike is based in the Highland Park, IL corporate office.