But it’s not just vehicle parts we supply; our centres can provide everything an operator needs to run the workshop, from soap for the washrooms to the most cost-effective vehicle spare parts. We also run a single point invoicing system reducing the need for multiple parts invoices and saving on your administration time.; making us the ideal one stop shop solution for your business.
With three depots we can ensure we have an overall strategic view of parts requirements ensuring that the right parts are in the right place at the right time. Our £1.1 million stock holding allows us flexibility to move parts between depots and achieve our primary objective of getting them out to customers quickly and satisfying local demand.
We have fully qualified parts staff at all depots who are trained to the highest standards by DAF Trucks and all staff, from the newest trainee to the most experienced managers receive tailored, regular training. Keeping our staff trained and up to date ensures our customers get the best service possible from us.
In addition to having fully qualified staff Watts Truck & Van Ltd are ISO9001 and ISO4001 accredited.
Our fully trained, 30 strong parts team have an extensive and vast knowledge of all types of vehicle parts. We are known, not only as a DAF Truck franchise with access to a vast range of all makes truck, trailer and van parts from the franchise but also as a market-leading motor factor with access to stock and supply all makes of car parts from leading manufacturers. Our relationship with these suppliers allows us to supply a greater selection of parts, often meaning we’re able to deliver within 24 hours; and our parts supply is supplemented with a large range of workshop lubricants, consumables and accessories.
Our state of the art stock management system gives us an almost 98% first time pick success rate, as well as the latest all makes electronic catalogues.
We currently supply over 800 businesses across South Wales and are the sole supplier of vehicle spare parts to the Royal Mail in South Wales, serving their Cardiff, Carmarthen, Llanelli and Newport repair workshops. Those workshops service and repair a fleet in excess of 700 vehicles of various makes and models. In addition, their workshop consumables are also supplied though our distribution centres.
Our distribution centres are based in Cardiff, Newport and Swansea.
Our Cardiff centre services all postcodes in the CF post code areas and also some in the LD post code area. The centre is run by Andrew Lent and his team and operates:
- 8.00 am – 9.00pm Monday to Friday
- 8.00 am – 12.00 noon on a Saturday.
Contact Andrew and the team on 02920 308595
Our Newport centre is run by Darren Hobbs. Darren and the team are available from:
- 8.00 am – 6.00 pm Monday to Friday
- 8.00 am – 12.00 noon on Saturdays.
Contact Darren and the team on 01633 891991
Our Swansea centre is run by Martin Heaven and his team. They serve the SA post code area and are available:
- 7.00 am – 7.00 pm Monday to Friday
- 8.00 am to 12.00 noon on Saturdays.
Contact Martin and the team on 01792 582255
Overseeing all 3 centres is Steve Jenkins. He has more than 37 years’ experience in automotive vehicle spare parts procurement and supply. Between them, Steve and the management team in the 3 centres have a combined experience of more than 130 years.
If you’re looking for a parts supplier for your workshop get in touch.