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.
Moduron GP Motors has been named Servicesure Autocentre of the Year at the network’s inaugural awards evening, held on Thursday 12 April at the Nuthurst Grange Country House Hotel in Warwickshire. Servicesure Autocentres – The Parts Alliance’s garage programme – established the competition to shine a light on individual excellence from within the Servicesure network.
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.
M M Auto Services, a Dingbro Ltd customer and member of the Servicesure Autocentre network, has received Car Leasing Bargain’s ‘Outstanding Achievement Award’ for the second year in a row. The award recognises its innovative approach to vehicle sales. Owner Murdo MacIntosh decided to diversify the aftermarket independent business by selling new cars. The Dundee garage sold 38 vehicles through its ‘virtual forecourt’ in the past year, covering vehicles from a range of 11 different manufacturers.
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.
Anderson Clark Motor Repairs, a Dingbro Ltd customer and member of the Servicesure Autocentre network, has won Motor Trader Independent Garage of the Year for the second year running. The award, which recognises best practice, innovation and professionalism in the non-franchised repair sector, was handed to the garage at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London.
Servicesure Autocentres are offering two financial solutions to help centres increase business.
First there’s a new ‘Savings Plan’ that enables motorists to set aside regular amounts to put towards the cost of car maintenance at a later date, so there’s money ready for any unforeseen motoring bills.
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.
Servicesure Autocentres, The Parts Alliance garage programme, is rolling out its latest new initiative ‘Brakesure’ to offer motorists lifetime replacement on brake pads.
Servicesure, which announced its network had reached 400 sites during November, has already started preparing its national network, ahead of the consumer launch of Brakesure in the first quarter of 2017.
M M Auto Services, a Dingbro Ltd customer and member of the Servicesure Autocentre network, has won a special award after selling a significant number of vehicles from its virtual forecourt throughout 2016. The year’s ‘Outstanding Achievement Award’ was awarded by Car Leasing Bargains (CLB) to the Dundee-based independent garage and workshop.
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.