Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Nigeria's biggest online auto parts shop unveiled in Lagos

Photo caption: L-R: Chairman, Guild of Motoring Correspondents GMC, Frank Kintum, Head, Media & Communications, Izzy Parts, Mr Collins Udeme and Technical Director, Izzy Parts, Phillip Agaba during the unveiling of the auto spare parts marketing platform in Lagos...

In a bid to safe Nigerians the needless hassles of endangering their life over the use of fake auto parts, a new online store basically for sales of quality and affordable auto spare parts, Izzy Parts, has been launched in the country.

With the domain, the online auto parts marketplace allows consumers to access high quality products from several original parts manufacturers around the world.

Speaking during the unveiling in Lagos, Izzy Parts Head of Media and Communications Collins Udeme, said with the launch of the online spare parts platform, it is expected that the challenges previously faced by vehicle owners in procuring genuine spare parts in the country will be eliminated completely.

He said the concept of creating an online auto marketplace is in line with the company's desire to bridge the gap between manufacturers of genuine automobile spare parts and the end users.

Udeme, who said Izzy Parts entered the market to improve the after-sales services through sales of genuine auto spare parts sourced from reputable auto firms in the United States, added that the firm has built a catalogue of over 550,000 auto parts and accessory items from a variety of the industry's top brands, offering high-quality products at a favourably discounted rate.

"Currently, the Izzy Parts retail platform is developed, tested, operational and available for market introduction. Payments can be made online while delivery from our warehouse to the buyer would not take more than two to three weeks. Our delivery is going to be manned by well trained personnel. We are also partnering with Fedex," the media head said.

"Overall, it is Izzy Parts" goal to create a sustainable business model that creates growing profits each and every year; becoming the leading auto parts platform throughout Nigeria and its surroundings countries," he added.

To meet this goal, Izzy Parts seeks to build a successful auto parts pipeline by implementing solid logistics between two company warehouses (one located in Houston US, and one located in Nigeria, Africa); which will be built by December 2018.

According to Udeme, Izzy Parts will, during its operations, transact business morally, ethically and professionally; holding each of its representatives to a high standard of operational excellence and treating each customer with courtesy, respect and unmatched customer service.

He reiterated the firm's commitment to become the leading distributor of auto parts throughout Africa by providing a consistently positive customer experience, guaranteed quality products, sound logistics and quick out-the-door delivery.

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