Whilst GSF Car Parts’ recent development into the bodyshop market continues to gain momentum, the Birmingham-based company has announced another major strategic move.
This sees GSF – the most comprehensive, privately-owned UK replacement parts distributor – significantly increase its offer to the trade and retail motorist in replacement exhausts systems, catalytic converters and complementary accessories such as brackets, clamps and mountings, to fulfil market needs.
Working with its predominant exhaust supplier – the leading British-made brand, Bosal – GSF has extended its exhaust inventory very substantially, and will offer the entire Bosal OE-quality range.
A new, purpose-designed GSF warehouse at the company’s Birmingham HQ is the hub of the logistical operation, equipped to efficiently hold and handle daily deliveries to GSF’s 74 UK branches, who themselves maintain a stock inventory of faster-moving lines. Every branch is equipped with delivery vehicles capable of handling the diverse nature of exhaust systems.
Demonstrating its commitment, GSF’s new two-storey warehouse already holds some 15,000 exhaust systems and catalytic converters, with a retail value in excess of £0.5 million but, as Mark Higson, GSF Commercial Business Manager, explains, this is just the opening chapter:
“GSF will continue to build our exhaust portfolio with our partner Bosal, in-line with market needs and demand, and our warehouse inventory will expand accordingly.
“But it’s not just a matter of ’stacking them high’’, he continued. “Bearing in mind the unique and random nature of exhaust design and sizes, we have applied a great deal of thought to the most effective way of warehousing the products, ensuring its compatible with delivering the highest level of customer service, which remains the cornerstone of GSF.”
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