About Rapid Group

Under the hood

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We are the UK’s largest independent aftermarket auto parts distribution group.


Rapid was initially formed by 9 of the UK’s leading independent parts distributors. Since it was first established in 2005, the group has grown to become the largest independent aftermarket parts group in the UK.

Rapid has an excellent year on year track record of growth and profitability and the group currently consists of 10 members who achieve a combined turnover in excess of £270,000,000.


A dedicated team of industry specialists

Rapid is a group of like-minded businesses who have come together to source products, share best practice and improve efficiency, without foregoing the benefits of operating as independent privately owned businesses.

Rapid Group benefits

  • Increase of Sales, Margins and Rebates from tier one brands
  • Development of Rapid’s portfolio of private label products
  • Geographical exclusivity
  • Shared marketing platform and strategy
  • Cooperating in data management and procurement
  • Optimising the supply chain and rationalising processes to reduce costs
  • An open forum to discuss best practice
  • Access to a wide range of supporting services
  • Each member owns a share of Rapid and has equal say in the direction of the group
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Our Members

  • Car Spares Distribution
  • Car Spares Factors
  • EK Motor Factors
  • General Traffic
  • Parkers Motor Services
  • Part Service
  • Pat Williams
  • SDL Minorfern
  • SES Autoparts
  • Top Part