About RAPID Group

Rapid is a group of like-minded businesses who have come together to source products, share best practice and improve efficiency, without foregoing the benefits of operating as independent privately owned businesses.

Rapid was initially formed by 9 of the UK's leading independent parts distributors. Since it was first established in 2005, the group has grown to become the largest independent aftermarkets parts group in the UK.

Rapid has an excellent year on year track record of growth and profitability and the group currently consists of 12 members who achieve a combined turnover in excess of £185,000,000.

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Over 130

Distribution hubs strategically located across UK and Ireland.

Over 1,100

Dedicated distribution vehicles at our disposal.

Over 2,000

Experienced members of staff.

TEMOT International

Rapid is a proud shareholder of TEMOT International - a leading strategic value network of some of the best and brightest automotive aftermarket organisations around the world.

TEMOT International identifies and utilises synergies, accumulates shares know how and closely interacts with shareholders in its quest to add value in the automotive aftermarket through intensive networking, procurement, data management and garage concepts and systems.

TEMOT International shareholders produce combined total revenues in excess of €10.3 billion, directly employ over 30,000 people and maintain affiliations with more than 17,000 garages.

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Key Benefits

The benefits of joining Rapid group are:

  • Increase of sales, margins and rebates from tier one brands.
  • Development of Rapid's portfolio of private label products.
  • Geographical exclusivity.
  • Shared marketing platform.
  • An open forum to discuss best practises.
  • Access to a wide range of supporting services.
  • Each Member owns a share of Rapid and has equal say in the direction of the group.

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