Scania truck dealer Keltruck Ltd supply a brand new fleet of Scania vehicles to Euro Car Parts (ECP) in a deal engineered by Fleet Director Mike Kelly and Managing Director Andrew Jamieson.

The supplied vehicles are new Scania P-Series range that boast a more ergonomic cab, excellent fuel economy, increased reliability with more distinctive looks recently publicised as “Truck of the year 2010”.

The deal was completed with Euro Car Parts Director, Steve Horne, for a total of 23 x P235DB4X2MNA rigid box vehicles with tail lifts and 4 x G405LA6x2/4MNA Tractor Units all supplied on a five year deal with full repair and maintenance inclusive of the vehicles tail lift system and tyres.  The Scania dealer network now cater for Tail Lift equipment with a UK network of mobile technicians and so provide a complete solution to the vehicle and ancillary equipment – Keltruck Ltd have been established tail lift experts for more than fifteen years.

The vehicle maintenance will be performed at the Keltruck Ltd site at Tamworth headed up by branch Manager Phil Hickin which is conveniently located on the same industrial park (Birch Coppice) to the new Euro Car Parts National Distribution Centre reducing downtime and travelling costs.

Mike Kelly, Fleet Sales Director, Keltruck Ltd commented “The flexibility that we [Keltruck Ltd] can offer really helped us with this deal coupled with having our own fully fledged maintenance facility on the same industrial park giving Euro Car Parts that extra added convenience”

Euro Car Parts are now the UK’s largest distributor of parts and garage equipment for cars and light commercial vehicles to UK garages.  Euro Car Parts have rapidly developed a reputation for providing the independent aftermarket with a comprehensive range of great value parts, as well as a high quality range of garage equipment, air-conditioning equipment, consumables and diagnostic equipment. With their recent expansion of the 400,000 square ft site at Tamworth comes with the creation of 60 jobs for the local Tamworth area. In total, Euro Car Parts have created 450 jobs this year.

Euro Car Parts
Andrew Bentley, MInst SMM
Head of Vehicle Contracts and Marketing