National garage chain Servicesure has crowned Harrogate garage Simon Graeme Auto Service Centre the Autocentre of the Year in its 2020 annual awards. The North Yorkshire business beat stiff competition from a Servicesure network comprising 554 independent garages across England, Scotland and Wales in the third annual Servicesure Autocentre of the Year Awards. The awards celebrate best practice, success and outstanding customer service shown across the Servicesure network. An event would ordinarily be held in person, but awards were delivered individually to this year’s winners in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Servicesure, the national garage network of The Parts Alliance, had reason to celebrate this New Year thanks to its partnership with darts champion Peter ‘Snakebite’ Wright. The 49-year old Scottish darts player won the 2020 PDC World Darts Championship on New Year’s Day.
The Parts Alliance garage programme, Servicesure Autocentres, has announced Daniel and Stacey Grant from East Sussex as the winners of a new Suzuki Celerio thanks to its ‘Win a Car for Christmas’ competition. The giveaway, which was free for all customers to enter, ran across every garage within the Servicesure network. All visitors to a Servicesure Autocentre were eligible to enter, either through entrance forms available on site or via the website.
The Parts Alliance garage programme, Servicesure Autocentre, now has even more award-winning garages in its network, following multiple wins for Cedar Garage and Anderson Clark Motor Repairs at the inaugural Workshop Magazine Awards. Held at The Brewery in London on Monday 11 December, the ceremony recognised the brightest and best businesses and individuals working in a constantly evolving industry. Both Cedar Garage and Anderson Clark Motor Repairs were presented with their awards by former Formula 1 driver, Johnny Herbert.
The Parts Alliance’s South West Garage and Workshop Show has returned for 2017 even ‘bigger and better’. Storm-like conditions failed to deter well over 500 garage owners and mechanics from visiting Sandy Park, home to English Premiership side Exeter Chiefs, on the evening of Thursday 19 October. The event hosted garage customers invited by the nine Parts Alliance branches in Somerset, Devon and Cornwall – including the recently opened Midsomer Norton Branch.
Servicesure Autocentres, The Parts Alliance garage programme, are urging motorists to check out the new Brakesure offer of lifetime replacement on brake pads, which is now available from over 200 garages within the Servicesure network right around the UK.
The Parts Alliance’s garage programme, Servicesure Autocentres has recruited 50 new garages since the start of 2017. The parts distributor adds that the rate of joining has consistently averaged 15 garages per month since the latter part of 2016.
Servicesure Autocentres, The Parts Alliance garage programme, has announced a new partnership with Slicker Recycling aimed at streamlining waste collection for its garage members. Slicker Recycling will offer the growing national network a simple ‘one call’ solution. Once contacted, they respond by arriving almost anywhere in the UK to collect and process business waste.
The Parts Alliance has been named CAT magazine’s ‘Factor Chain of the Year’. The Award came on Friday 10 February at an industry awards ceremony at Manchester’s renowned Lowry Hotel. The national trading group was represented by the eight branches in its South West region. They were shortlisted in recognition of a dramatic turnaround in fortunes under The Parts Alliance’s ownership. The branches were all previously part of the Unipart network, but have since been developed with significant investment from The Parts Alliance.
The Parts Alliance’s South West region has been nominated for a national CAT magazine award. There will be a total of six CAT 2017 awards to celebrate leading achievements within the UK aftermarket. The Parts Alliance (South West) has been recognised in a shortlist of only four businesses in contention to be named ‘Factor Chain of the Year’. The Parts Alliance states the nomination comes in recognition of “a real turnaround in fortunes” for a group of eight branches once part of the Unipart network.
Servicesure Autocentres, The Parts Alliance garage programme, has reached 400 garage members. The programme provides a comprehensive range of business services designed to contribute towards increased productivity and profitability. Servicesure members can currently call upon more than 30 business services, covering such considerations as signage, business insurance, vehicle leasing, waste disposal and workwear through to technical training.