Parts Alliance members claim aftermarket awards
UK aftermarket business group The Parts Alliance has won three awards at the annual Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation Excellence Awards, held at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel on 8 December. IAAF president Nick Best presented the evening’s awards, honouring excellence in the aftermarket. Parts Alliance member Mill Autoquip won Distributor of the Year; Matthew Warren of CES (UK) received the coveted Parts Person of the Year award, and Alliance Autocentre member D & D Autos won the Garage of the Year award.
Collecting the awards were assistant managing director Mike Stevenson and purchasing director Chris May of Mill Autoquip, father and son Derek and Matthew Pestridge of family-run garage D & D Autos, and Warren himself, currently based at the Chester branch of CES.
Steve Fulford, chairman of The Parts Alliance, commented: “Winning these awards is a great achievement for our members and garages, as they represent national recognition of their superb work. We are extremely proud of Mill, Matthew and Alliance Autocentre garage D & D Autos, who are all shining examples of the hard-working individuals and businesses which make up The Parts Alliance at every level.”