Making the right choices for our customers
Optimising supply chain and category management
Global buying power
The Parts Alliance has substantial buying power as one of the UK’s market-leading and largest aftermarket suppliers, and through our partnership with Nexus Automotive International, where we are a founding shareholder, we have the leverage of over €10 billion of purchasing power. Working with over 100 key global aftermarket suppliers, we have established long-term strategic relationships with major OE manufacturers and maintain the highest level of product quality, availability and technical leadership. For those suppliers that work with us, we create substantial brand presence and market share in the UK and Irish aftermarket, driving brand leadership by truly engage our suppliers as one of our principal stakeholders.
Highly skilled team
Additionally, The Parts Alliance has invested substantially in a large team of category professionals and product developers. In total there are over 40 highly skilled colleagues working to ensure our product range is optimised to the market needs. This team works side-by-side with our procurement team. We pride ourselves on being first to market with new make/model ranges, having a tiered offer that provides value choices for our customers but always ensuring that quality paramount.
Own brand strategy
We have also developed a market-leading own brand strategy facilitated by our size, the strength of our product and purchasing team as well as central distribution from our Midlands based warehouses. We work with strict quality assured overseas manufacturers to develop OE equivalents in braking, steering and suspension and lubricants to ensure that our customers have a value choice with quality designed in.
Our international sourcing is always conducted to the highest ethical standards, with regular site visits to ensure quality of manufacturer as well as working standards for employees.
The right price and availability
The Parts Alliance is also a founding member and shareholder of Nexus Automotive International who are an innovative, value-focused global alliance of automotive aftermarket leaders. Nexus is represented in 107 countries with a consolidated turnover of over €10 billion through its 81 strong member organisations.
All these benefits mean that our customers, members and wholly owned operating businesses can grow, safe in the knowledge that we have the best quality offer available at the right price and with the right availability.