22 Jun 2024
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GSF Car Parts gets Supercharged for success in 2024

GSF Car Parts Executive Chairman Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia and CEO Steve Horne revealed plans to invest and expand the business with multiple branch openings coming in 2024, at a staff conference held in Birmingham on Monday (11 December) and Tuesday (12 December) The event, Supercharged for Success, saw 360 people, including managers from across the motor factor’s nationwide network of 180 branches, specialist support teams and GSF’s supplier partners attend the event. Along with keynote speakers from GSF’s senior management team, the guest speaker was former LKQ Global CEO Rob Wagman. There were also seminars and workshops with more than a dozen awards on a day-one evening ceremony. GSF Car Parts CEO Steve Horne said: “One of the top priorities for Sukhpal and I when we joined was getting all our managers and suppliers together as soon as we could, because we know the power of communicating the plans and vision we’ve got for the future of GSF. The feedback we’ve had about the event from both our people and our suppliers has been phenomenal, unprecedented. There’s a real passion, sense of genuine pride and energy about GSF and where we’re going in 2024 and beyond, and that’s because the success we’re going to drive will benefit every part of the aftermarket supply chain, from manufacturers to garages and road users. By investing, expanding and improving our business, we will transform GSF from a sleeping giant into the partner, seller and employer of choice in our industry.” Executive Chairman Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia added: “It’s so good to be back in the industry and helping to lead GSF forward. This is a fantastic team and we see huge potential for the business and its people, so we are going to give them everything they need to succeed for our customers. By working with our industry’s best suppliers, recruiting and retaining the best people and delivering every element of the basics through exceptional service to customers, we will supercharge GSF and take this business to the next level in the years to come.”