5 questions to Kavo Parts

Interview of Peter BLOEMBERG, Sales & Marketing Director at Kavo Parts.

CAN YOU BRIEFLY DESCRIBE YOUR ACTIVITY?

Kavo Parts is a family run business with more than 30 years of experience in spare parts for Japanese and Korean vehicles. Our complete product range consists of almost 23.000 products within the following product categories:

  • AMC Filters
  • Brake Parts
  • Engine Timing & Accessory Drive Parts
  • Steering & Suspension Parts
  • Wheel Bearings
  • Electrical Parts
  • Engine Management
  • Clutch parts
  • Cooling Parts
  • CV Joints & Boots
  • Ignition Parts
  • NWB Wiper blades

All of our products are manufactured by OEM (related) suppliers, all ISO TS 16949 certified, as quality is essential to us. We can therefore offer three years warranty. We have customers all over the world, with whom we build long term partnerships.

WHAT ARE THE MAIN HIGHLIGHTS / FEATURES PLANNED FOR EQUIP AUTO PARIS 2017?

Kavo Parts is constantly growing. In the recent months we expanded our range with hydraulic brake and clutch parts. Later this year we will expand our sensor and electrical switcher line.

Further on we launched our client portal. Customers with a login can now consult their own prices, real time stock and several personalized reports.

Nice extra feature! Kavo Parts can be found in the Holland House; an initiative of 5 leading suppliers from the Netherlands. You’ll find the Holland House in hall 1, stand H020. Besides Kavo Parts, you can also visit KAWE, NRF, Eurol and Ganzeboom.

WHAT ARE THE TRENDS IN YOUR FIELD MARKET?

  • Aging vehicle fleet
  • Growth Japanese and Korean vehicles all over the world
  • Consolidation supply chain
  • Higher demand for direct availability of spare parts
  • Importance internet in Automotive will grow

WHO ARE YOUR CURRENT CUSTOMERS AND WHAT TARGET GROUPS WOULD YOU LIKE TO REACH?

Kavo Parts’ customers are mostly buying groups, aftermarket distributors and wholesalers. We now have customers in more than 65 countries all over the world. At EQUIP AUTO, we look forward to both seeing our customers and develop new contacts. Africa and the (French speaking) oversea territories are markets in which we see a lot of potential.

WHAT MOTIVATED YOUR DECISION TO EXHIBIT AT EQUIP AUTO 2017?

Kavo Parts has been present at EQUIP AUTO for several years. The combination with the other 4 suppliers in the Holland House gives synergy to develop our business network by exchanging customers with each other. The Holland house offers the visitor a selection of high quality suppliers in one booth!