Autosupplies (Chesterfield) Ltd was named Motor Factor of the Year at the Motor Trader Awards 2016. The result was announced at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London on 13 July, with the black tie event featuring 26 award categories and welcoming more than 1000 guests to celebrate top achievers and innovative companies within the automotive industry.
Autosupplies managing director, David Clarke, said: “This is fantastic recognition for the hard work the entire team at Autosupplies carries out throughout the year and the systems we have in place to deliver high levels of customer service. I’m delighted to receive such a prestigious award and would like to thank everyone at the company – and our customers – who have played a part in helping us win this award.
The firm now employs over 80 members of staff and managing a fleet of more than 40 delivery vehicles, the motor factor is also one of the most prominent businesses in the Chesterfield area.
Autosupplies is heavily invested in the local community and recently sponsored the Scarcliffe Soapbox Derby that took place on 25 June by providing a team’s uniform, materials for their vehicle and taking on running costs, as well as sponsoring the official newsletter programme.
With the motor factor also maintaining close ties with a number of local schools and various charities by regularly supplying prizes for fundraisers, along with releasing members of staff to contribute towards ‘Industry Days’, teaching interview skills and providing essential business advice, Autosupplies is very much devoted to developing young members of the community.