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Country: France

  • Leading French distributor of automotive parts and accessories for professionals, part of the Belgian D'Ieteren Group
  • Founded in 1962, Autodistribution, a member of AD International, belongs to the Autodis Groupe, leader in the independent distribution of spare parts for light and heavy vehicles in Western Europe.
  • In France, Autodistribution employs almost 5,500 people, with more than 240 referenced suppliers for 350 equipment brands and more than 1 million references in stock.
  • Autodistribution is present in two business areas:
    • distribution of parts, paints, tires, garage equipment and services, and
    • multi-brand repair.
  • In the distribution business, the group's central purchasing unit builds up inventories on specialized platforms for each business.
  • The purchasing group generates sales of nearly 1.6 billion euros in France.
  • Autodistribution has a sales force of over 650 field representatives, an Autossimo parts-ordering extranet for professionals, an Autodistribution.fr click & collect site available 24 hours a day, and a 200-strong customer service team.
  • Autodistribution operates more than 3,600 independent multi-brand repairers under four banners:
    • AD for mechanical and bodywork activities dedicated to light vehicles and trucks
    • Autoprimo for mechanics
    • Mondial Pare-Brise and Glass Auto Service for glazing.
  • Autodistribution is a benchmark in the car and HGV distribution and repair market, and has a strong customer preference.
  • More than 350 depots and stores

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