The Auto Partner Group is a dynamically developing importer and distributor of spare parts for cars, light commercial vehicles and motorcycles. It operates as a sales and logistics platform managing just-in-time deliveries of spare parts to geographically dispersed customers and providing its services mainly to repair shops and automotive retailers. Its product portfolio includes spare parts for car systems, parts and accessories for motorcycles, filters, oils, car chemicals and accessories.
The Auto Partner Group’s customers are mainly repair shops and automotive retailers. It sells products offered by over 200 suppliers. The high level of business process computerisation, sales via electronic ordering, computerised supply logistics and an extensive car fleet enable it to deliver parts directly to customers 3-5 times a day.
Auto Partner is supported by integrated IT tools managing the whole supply network and logistic infrastructure consisting of:
- a logistics and distribution centre in Bieruń – 40 thousand m²,
- a logistics and distribution centre in Pruszków – 8.5 thousand m²,
- a warehouse in Prague (the Czech Republic) – 600 m²,
- a chain of 90 branch offices with additional 48 thousand m² of storage area.
The Auto Partner Group’s products are delivered to customers throughout Europe. Auto Partner cooperates with over 200 suppliers of aftermarket spare parts and global OEM distributors. The Group’s product portfolio consists of nearly 200,000 references. It sells products of reputed global brands such as: Bosch, Castrol, Continental, Febi, Textar, Valeo, MEYLE, ZF Aftermarket and Schaeffler. It is also an exclusive distributor of the RYMEC, Unior, Triscan, ALCO, NK, Meteor, Quaro, ROOKS and Bovez brands, as well as its own brand – MaXgear.
Recognising the growing importance of repair shops, the Auto Partner Group has developed a wide range of solutions supporting this market segment. One of them is MaXserwis, a programme aimed at creating a chain of independent repair shops. It involves preferential discounts, lease of workshop equipment, participation in technical training and conferences. Currently, the MaXserwis chain comprises more than 200 repair shops.
Own brand MaXgear
Established in 2006, the MaXgear brand is one of the largest own brands on the aftermarket. Its product portfolio includes over 22,000 types of spare parts and the brand is present in the global TecDoc database. It offers products within 11 main categories: suspension and steering, drive, engine, suspension, electrics, brakes, filters, air conditioning system, cooling system, chemicals and car cosmetics, as well as accessories. Sales of MaXgear products account for approximately 17% of total sales of major brands supplied by Auto Partner.
Business modelThe Group's business model is to operate as a sales platform for a wide range of spare parts and as a logistics entity providing fast supplies of ordered goods.
InfrastructureThe Group owns well-developed logistics infrastructure – both in the form of warehouses and branch offices, as well as transport and IT infrastructure, which make it possible to outsource the services of auto parts warehousing while enabling just-in-time deliveries directly to customers.
ProductsThe Group manages a wide range of products, including its own MaXgear brand. It is also an exclusive distributor of the Quaro, ROOKS, Bovez, RYMEC, Unior, Triscan, ALCO, NK and Meteor brands.
CustomersThe main customers for services and products offered by the Auto Partner Group are repair shops and speciality garages. The third segment includes non-specialised repair entities and retailers.
Orders and deliveriesA dispersed base of customers across Poland and in foreign markets requires a customised logistics system that guarantees deliveries several times a day. In order to fill customer orders according to the Group’s standards, goods are delivered through more than 700 local routes, and are dispatched 2 to 10 times a day.
Further increase in the scale of operations
Further product diversification
Further increase in profitability
Expansion of sales on foreign markets
Mission and vision
We aim at providing customers with the maximum selection of spare parts from around the world and delivering them within the shortest possible time.
- We want to be a leader of change in the spare parts distribution sector.
- We strive to be among the best computerised suppliers of parts on the European market.
- We want to develop faster than the market through expansion of sales in foreign countries and roll-out of new products.
President of the Management Board
Vice-president of the Management Board
Vice-president of the Management Board
The Supervisory Board
1993Establishment of Auto Partner.
Employment: 3 people.
The first office was located in Katowice and had approx. 200 m² of storage space.
1998-1999Construction of a new office in Tychy.
Employment: around 50 people.
Storage space: 1,200 m².
2002The partnership was transformed into a limited liability company.
2003The first three Auto Partner branch offices were operating in Poland.
2005Opening of another three branch offices.
2006Introduction of the own brand MaXgear.
New office and warehouse in Bieruń.
Employment: around 500 people.
Storage space: 3,500 m².
200816 operating Auto Partner branch offices.
Sales representative offices in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Corporate transformation of MaXgear and establishment of the Group.
2012Further development of the company.
23 branch offices in Poland.
2014New distribution centre with a fully automated warehouse.
50 operating branch offices.
Employment: 1,000 people.
Storage space: 20,000 m².
2015Enlargement of the central warehouse by 5,000 m².
2016IPO on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.
Joining the GlobalOne alliance.
2017Opening of the new logistics and distribution centre in Pruszków.
Employment: nearly 1,200 people.
Total storage space in Poland: 85,000 m².
70 operating branch offices.
2019Enlargement of the distribution centre in Bieruń to nearly 40,000 m².
Employment: around 1,600 people.
Total storage space in Poland: nearly 100,000 m².
90 operating branch offices.