VALEO SERVICE, THE AFTERMARKET MULTI-SPECIALIST
Valeo Service is a major aftermarket player, supplying and distributing spare parts to both automakers and independent operators.
VALEO / 2015 ACTIVITY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT REPORT
aleo Service offers all aftermarket channels worldwide a wide range of products and services to help boost the efficiency of repairs, and provide greater safety, comfort and driving pleasure to consumers. It also offers support and technical services that are constantly enhanced and developed, such as diagnostics, training and sales tools, and marketing and technical assistance. Valeo Service acts as a premium multi-specialist on all its markets, and organizes its development strategy around three different approaches: multiproduct, with a diversified but consistent product and service portfolio that adds an average of 3,500 new products a year; multi-region, with a footprint in over 150 countries; and lastly, multi-channel, with expertise across all distribution channels specialized in business-to-business (traditional auto networks) and business-to-consumer (supermarkets, auto centers) together with a constantly growing presence on online channels over the last few years. 2015 HIGHLIGHTS 2015 saw the opening of a new division in Mexico and very sharp growth in the Asia-Pacific region, with China and India up 42% and 65%, respectively. Valeo Service also added 3,500 new products to its catalog, including 800 for the Asia-Pacific region. The other main trend was the substantial expansion in industrial vehicle business volumes with the launch of new product ranges and broader geographical reach.
Valeo Service received several awards for its expertise in 2015, attesting to the recognition of its customers. These notably included the “Logistics Performance” prize awarded by Groupauto International, and the “Supplier of the Year” prize awarded by CAT (Car and Accessory Trader) magazine to Valeo Service UK, which also received the ”G-Logix” prize awarded by the Groupauto UK national distribution center.
VALEO SERVICE PUTS ON A SHOW As part of its development strategy and to present its many product range extensions addressing local markets, Valeo Service boosted its participation at auto shows in 2015, including the Automec show in Brazil, the AAPEX show in the United States and the Moscow International Motor Show (MIMS) in Russia. It also reasserted its leadership in re-manufactured parts and confirmed its environmental commitment at the ReMaTec show in