APA, German Parts Company form Partnership
May 16, 2018—Automotive Parts Associates (APA) recently announced that German OEM parts specialist Name South, LLC has become the newest shareholder in its organization.
Based in Mooresville, N.C., Name South has specialized in the German and European auto parts market since 2004, and focuses on vehicles manufactured by Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, Saab, Volkswagen, and Volvo.
As shareholders of the nonprofit group, Name South will now have full voting rights and ability to participate in APA initiatives like customer loyalty promotions.
The APA is a member-owned cooperative consisting of more than 70 shareholders of independent auto parts distributors with 400-plus warehouse and company store locations throughout North America. In a press release, the APA said that the partnership with Name South helps give strength to their organization, while adding to the diversity of its shareholders.