Tel:+44(0)121 748 4600 Fax:+44(0)121 730 2745 Email: Search
The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation

Garages embrace online parts supply to support growth

Date: Monday 11 July 2022

Independent garages looking to grow their business are embracing online parts supply in greater numbers, as they look to access a wider range of available products from leading brands.

Online automotive parts distributor says that garages are “switching on” in greater numbers and accessing high quality parts online from distributors instead of, for example, going to the dealership.

The global supply chain is facing extreme pressures and as a result, access to parts to cover predominantly younger vehicles is taking longer than expected, especially through dealerships.

Matt Gates, director, said:

“Garages are seeing the benefits of online providers that have the expertise and resource to source the brands and products they use, backed up by technical support and supplied from within the UK.
“Every garage should have an online motor factor in their supplier portfolio, it’s not going away,” adds Gates, “and we continue to invest to ensure we support technicians on a daily basis."

Demand for quality braking, clutch, steering and suspension along with filtration and exhausts is currently high, with garages benefiting from’s extensive availability and customer support.

The online parts distributor has been actively promoting its high availability of OE-quality brands and enjoys strategic partnerships with BM Catalysts, Bosch, Blue Print, Borg & Beck, Febi, Gates, KYB, NAPA and Schaeffler.