Vote begins for IAAF Annual Awards

Voting has begun for the IAAF’s Annual Awards, with winners set to be unveiled at the association’s annual gathering held at the ICC in Birmingham on Thursday 15 December. The award ceremony will welcome around 600 aftermarket personnel, with industry-leading motor factors and suppliers eager to win the coveted awards.

For the second year running IAAF members will be able to decide which of the 50 aftermarket companies shortlisted deserves first place. With the voting already underway, it is essential members waste no time in casting their vote.

To vote, members are required to log in via IAAF’s website (, click the appropriate link and follow the step-by-step guide before choosing the supplier or distributor of their choice (suppliers can only vote for a distributor and distributors can only vote for a supplier).

Suppliers will rate distributors using five criteria ranging from poor to excellent in 10 categories including: How it promotes suppliers’ brands; whether it’s open to and works towards mutual efficiencies and, breadth and depth of stockholding.

Similarly, distributors will also rate suppliers using the same criteria in categories such as: Range, marketing and cataloguing; its availability performance and also its sales and promotion support.

The 2016 award categories include:

  • Car Supplier of Excellence
  • Car Distributor of Excellence
  • CV Supplier of Excellence
  • CV Distributor of Excellence

Wendy Williamson, IAAF chief executive, said: “The Awards Ceremony is always a fantastic evening of networking and celebration and we’re delighted to welcome members once again. We urge all members to have their say and cast their vote quickly to ensure the hard work of their preferred aftermarket company doesn’t go unnoticed.”

Voting closes on 18 November.

IAAF 2016 Awards Nominations

Car Supplier of Excellence

  • Apec Braking Ltd.
  • Autoelectro
  • Banner Batteries (GB) Ltd.
  • BTN Turbo Charger Service Ltd.
  • Carwood Ltd.
  • Comline Auto Parts Ltd.
  • Comma Oil & Chemicals
  • Exol Lubricants Ltd.
  • Bilstein Group
  • First Line Ltd.
  • Gates Automotive
  • Kilen Springs
  • NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd.
  • Nissens (UK) Ltd.
  • Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket (UK) Ltd.
  • Shaftec Automotive Components
  • TRW Automotive Aftermarket
  • Valeo Service (UK) Ltd.
  • WAIglobal

Car Distributor of Excellence

  • Autoparts & Diagnostics Ltd., Gloucester
  • Autosupplies (Chesterfield) Ltd., Chesterfield
  • CPA (Car Parts & Accessories), Portslade
  • Essex Motor Factors, Braintree
  • Fast Parts Wales Ltd., Abercarn
  • Kett Autopaints Ltd., Wisbech
  • L Bennett & Son Ltd., Welwyn Garden City
  • Lloyds Motor Spares, Wembley
  • Monmore Auto Parts, Wolverhampton
  • Motor Parts Direct Ltd., Braintree
  • Panks Auto Electrical, Norwich
  • Parkers Motor Services Ltd., Leicester
  • Pentland Component Parts Ltd., Leith
  • The Parts Alliance, Solihull

CV Supplier of Excellence

  • Automint Ltd.
  • Banner Batteries (GB) Ltd.
  • Exol Lubricants
  • Borg & Beck (First Line Ltd).
  • Knorr Bremse Systems for Commercial Vehicles
  • Nutexa Frictions Ltd.
  • Roadlink International Ltd.
  • Unipart Autoparts Ltd. (Truck & Trailer Components)

CV Distributor of Excellence

  • Aghabridge Ltd., Rochester
  • Allspares (Auto) Ltd., Pyle
  • David Huggett M F Ltd., Waltham Cross
  • Fleet Factors Ltd., Middlesbrough
  • HS Atec, Wakefield
  • KCP Car & Commercial Ltd., Bury St. Edmunds
  • Kett Autopaints Ltd., Wisbech
  • LCP Engineering Company Ltd., Gillingham
  • Lea Valley Truck Parts Ltd. (727 Truck & Van Parts), Walthamstow
  • Toal Truck Services, Middletown, Co. Armagh
  • Transport Supplies (NI) Ltd., Belfast
  • TruckStop-Hawkes (EggLaroy Ltd), Redditch



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