Automotive market research reveals who the main suppliers of automotive parts are to mechanics in Australia.
With national coverage, Repco and Bursons dominate as the main parts suppliers to Australian Mechanics, with over half (56%) stating Repco or Bursons is their main supplier. The parts distribution business is highly fragmented with signficant differences in share across states. While the top two distributors have significant share, the research identified 30 parts suppliers that compete for just over a third of mechanics business in the Australian market.
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Methodology: A total of 266 mechanics from service and repair workshops across Australia participated in the research. To qualify these workshops repaired 10 or more vehicles per month. Data has been weighted by state to ensure the sample represents workshops in Australia.Interviews took place from 20th September to 12th October 2012. A quantitative telephone methodology was used.