Business & Training
  • TechAssist training for Diagnostic Support

    Beyond simply supplying products to the aftermarket, Elta Automotive also offers a number of training prog ...

    Beyond simply supplying products to the aftermarket, Elta Automotive also offers a number of training programmes to help with the day-to-day running of a factor business. PMF finds out more about TechAs ...

    Read more
  • Why a Brand is More Than Just a Logo

    Kalimex’s Chartered Marketer, Dee Blick, explains why a brand is more than just a logo, and how factors t ...

    Kalimex’s Chartered Marketer, Dee Blick, explains why a brand is more than just a logo, and how factors themselves can transform a business into a strong brand. I was chatting to Mike Schlup, MD of Ka ...

    Read more
  • Factoring in Lead Times

    Emission control products, such as exhausts, are typically bulky and awkward to store, and can often have ...

    Emission control products, such as exhausts, are typically bulky and awkward to store, and can often have a high value – CATs and DPFs for instance. When it comes to specifying them, one size absolute ...

    Read more
  • Close at Hand

    With significant acquisitions made in 2017, one oil supplier has supercharged its distribution in the UK, ...

    With significant acquisitions made in 2017, one oil supplier has supercharged its distribution in the UK, a development that factors should be quick to make use of. PMF finds out more. Some astute bra ...

    Read more
  • Taking Telematics to the Next Level

    An automotive parts distributor is further enhancing customer service and cutting costs, thanks to its in ...

    An automotive parts distributor is further enhancing customer service and cutting costs, thanks to its integrated telematics solution. General Traffic has relied on Trakm8 vehicle tracking for the pas ...

    Read more
  • Taking Stock

    When customers need an aftermarket part, they need it fast. Jonathan Walker, Managing Director at Mahle A ...

    When customers need an aftermarket part, they need it fast. Jonathan Walker, Managing Director at Mahle Aftermarket, provides insight into warehouse processes and how the company works to maximise log ...

    Read more
  • Shock Proof Sales

    With the increase of hybrid and electric vehicles on UK roads, it becomes ever more important that worksh ...

    With the increase of hybrid and electric vehicles on UK roads, it becomes ever more important that workshops can deal with this new technology safely. For this reason, Laser Tools provides an insight ...

    Read more
  • The ‘Check & Change’ Rule

    Dayco, OE belt and system manufacturer, explains why factors should be urging customers to adhere to the ...

    Dayco, OE belt and system manufacturer, explains why factors should be urging customers to adhere to the ‘Check & Change’ rule when servicing auxiliary drive systems. Motor factors will be conscio ...

    Read more
  • Easy as 1-2-3

    The sale of turbochargers is an important revenue stream for a motor factor. However, a rejected warranty ...

    The sale of turbochargers is an important revenue stream for a motor factor. However, a rejected warranty for a failed turbo can lead to a dispute between the customer and the factor – and in turn the ...

    Read more
  • A Turbo Revolution

    Jonathan Sampson, of Automate, looks at the controversy surrounding the introduction of the turbocharger ...

    Jonathan Sampson, of Automate, looks at the controversy surrounding the introduction of the turbocharger into the modern day vehicle and considers the tussle between personality and performance. I’m a ...

    Read more