Newport-based motor factor Fast Parts Wales has been awarded runner-up in the category of Car Distributor of Excellence at the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Association awards 2017.

The automotive parts and accessories supplier received the award in front of around 600 guests, with the result recognising Fast Parts’ position as a leader in the industry.

The results were decided directly by aftermarket professionals with IAAF members voting for their preferred distributor, rating the company against a range of criteria on IAAF’s website.

Fast Parts general manager Nathan Travis said: “2017 has been yet another busy year for the Fast Parts team and we’re delighted that our hard work has paid off. This will be of great benefit to the local trade, as well as the local community as our upcoming job opportunities will see employees benefit from high quality training and development.

“Without our staff we would not be able to deliver our high level of service and therefore I dedicate this recognition to them and would like to thank them for their hard work throughout the year.”

Having been in business for more than 25 years, Fast Parts Wales also has sites in Abercarn, Tredegar and Cwmbran, supporting independent garages in the area with frequent deliveries of matching original equipment quality car parts and accessories.