June 06, 2007 13:55 ET

1-800 Radiator Offers Same-Day Delivery of Auto Parts and Cooling Components to Nashville

Nashville Family to Serve Local Auto Shops and Vehicle Owners

NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwire - June 6, 2007) - Recently, 1-800 Radiatior broke into Nashville's automotive industry with the opening of their fifth Tennessee outlet. The radiator distribution franchise is a family business, owned and operated by Terry Chapman, an entrepreneur with a long business history in Nashville, and his sons Craig and Brett.

Terry Chapman is a veteran businessman who, in the past, has owned both a towing business in Nashville and an oversize freight transportation business the Nashville location. As a 1-800 Radiator franchisee Chapman will apply this experience to the company's basic business plan, namely, providing auto repair shops and do-it-yourselfers with automotive radiators delivered to their businesses and homes. 1-800 Radiator's delivery program and lifetime warranty on parts have helped 1-800 Radiator become the nation's largest independent distributor of cooling accessories. This expansion is further facilitated by franchisees like the Chapmans.

Terry Chapman's business experience is complemented by the experience of his two sons. Craig Chapman has experience in towing, recovery and repossession. Brett Chapman has a degree in business management from Belmont University. All three Chapmans have lived in the Nashville area throughout their lives. They have combined their skills in the 1-800 Radiator franchise to "exceed the customer's expectations." Right now they are busy visiting the auto shops in the area, introducing themselves and 1-800 Radiator.

With 1-800 Radiator the Chapmans, and other entrepreneurs, are able to manage their own business while having access to resources usually available only to much larger companies. For their customers this means that 1-800 Radiator offers the personalized service of a small business and the wide selection and low prices associated with a nationwide distributor.

The Chapmans' 1-800 Radiator outlet is located at 301 Glenrose Avenue in Nashville.

About 1-800 Radiator:

1-800 Radiator is an auto parts distribution franchise and the largest independent parts distributor in the nation. The 1-800 Radiator business model provides wholesale and retail customers with radiators delivered to their doorstep in a matter of hours at competitive pricing. They offer their services through their online outlet,, and through franchise locations across the country. To their franchisees, 1-800 Radiator provides unprecedented technological and practical support.

If you'd like to know more about 1-800 Radiator, or to schedule an interview with a franchising director please call Joseph Spohn at (866) 780-9392 or contact him via email at

Contact Information

  • For further information contact:
    Joseph Spohn
    (866) 780-9392
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