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West Yorkshire truck and engine parts specialist gears up for growth backed by Barclays

A West Yorkshire headquartered leading UK independent truck and engine parts distributor, has announced further plans for expanding its operation, following the purchase and upgrade of its fleet of vans supported by a six-figure finance package from Barclays.


Imexpart Ltd [IMEX] founded by Arthur Pinkney more than 33 years ago and headquartered at Castleford, now supplies over 15,000 customers with replacement truck parts and all makes of engine parts from its purpose built depots located around the UK, assisted by a team of more than 70 employees.


The Barclays funding will replace and update the firm’s existing fleet of commercial vehicles with 22 new Mercedes vans, to ensure the continued efficient delivery of goods to their customers many of which are guaranteed Free Same Day and Next Day delivery services.


Arthur Pinkney, owner and Managing Director of IMEX, said: “We are delighted to be investing further in our commercial van fleet which helps us to futureproof our services to new and existing customers across the UK.  This will allow us to increase our capacity as well as making sure we have the best resources available to meet growing demand and deliver the highest level of customer service.”


The company has continued to go from to strength to strength over the past three decades, with the firm’s annual turnover expected to exceed £10m in 2019.


Jon Lowe, Barclays Relationship Director, West Yorkshire, said: “IMEX has a proven track record of providing services to this industry.  We’re pleased to have been able to continue to support their growth plans since it’s outset in 1986 and add scale to their business, which in turn supports their customers and the local economy.”


IMEX prides itself on its vast experience of knowledge and buying power for anyone needing parts for Mercedes, Volvo, Scania, DAF, Renault, as well as MAN and IVECO trucks.  The firm also pledges to bring their customers savings across many key product groups with the aim of positioning the firm as the UK’s number one CV parts aftermarket provider.