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About Us

The Baltimore Auto Supply Company is a specialist in the distribution of parts and supplies for automotive vehicles, light duty trucks, vans, heavy duty trucks, buses, law enforcement vehicles, fire engines, and marine applications. Our broad product offering includes hard parts, tools, maintenance chemicals, diagnostic equipment, industrial equipment, lubrication equipment, shop supplies, hardware, janitorial, paper products and niche items such as environmentally friendly hazardous waste absorbents. BAS is the largest supplier of tire chains and cable traction products on the East Coast.

Alvin and Rose Berlin founded Baltimore Auto in 1948 when Alvin returned from active duty in the armed forces and started the business together with his war bride, Rose.  With Alvin on the road and Rose in the office, the business grew to become a well established powerhouse in the wholesale aftermarket industry.  In 1991, BAS became a woman owned business and moved its headquarters to a state-of-the-art warehouse and office complex at the crossroads of I-95 and I-695 (the Baltimore Beltway), in close proximity to the Baltimore/Washington D.C. corridor.

Baltimore Auto Supply has a current customer base which includes national corporate fleets, the federal government marketplace with end users all over the globe, state and municipal government fleets, jobbing stores, retail stores and master installers. We are experienced in customized fleet supply with competitive pricing, online ordering, quick pay payment terms, excellent fill rate, sales analysis reporting and EDI capabilities.

Baltimore Auto Supply is an ideal trading partner for all types of automotive parts customers, from national commercial fleets to installers of every stripe. BAS represents over 150 high quality brand name new automotive parts and supplies. BAS has full coverage of hard parts such as Bendix brakes and Wix filters. Baltimore Auto’s maintenance chemicals include Lucas Oil and Permatex sealants and hand cleaner. BAS stocks shop equipment such as Ammco Coats tire changers and emergency equipment such as Generac generators and Security tire chains. BAS is host to automotive tools such as SK tools, janitorial supplies such as Kimberly Clark paper products, and niche items such as Sphag Sorb environmentally friendly hazardous waste absorbent. We welcome you to shop us first for availability, price, service, technical expertise and prompt shipping!

About Us

BAS Capabilities:

  • Family owned and operated since 1948
  • 60,000 sq. ft. distribution center
  • Distributor for over 150 brand name manufacturers of high quality new parts
  • Over 300,000 sku’s
  • Competitive pricing
  • All lines fully stocked in our distribution facility
  • Electronic, fax, and phone ordering
  • Complex sales analysis and reporting capability for fleets
  • EDI capability for established fleets
  • Customized commercial and government fleet programs
  • Experienced and well trained support staff
  • Niche: tire chains, environmentally friendly hazardous waste absorbents, paper and janitorial
  • Specializing in hard-to-source parts
  • Prompt shipping