The company is planning to establish 84 Parts Plus centres, with the first opening this summer. The outlets will supply Ford and Motorcraft parts, as well as the company’s Omnicraft range, which provides parts for non-Ford vehicles.
Parts Plus trade customers will also receive technical support on how to repair Ford vehicles and marketing advice on how to grow their business in an increasingly complex and competitive market, Ford said.
The company said each Parts Plus centre was being created to ensure there was customer service continuity from current Ford dealers.
Existing delivery arrangements to the network will not fundamentally change, a company spokesperson told Automotive Logistics. “Any additional deliveries required to support Parts Plus centres will be made through the existing distribution infrastructure,” she added.
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