NEXUS LEADERSHIP POSITION IN CHINA STRENGTHENS
NEXUS’s leadership position in the Chinese aftermarket has been further strengthened with three major distributors the latest to join the progressive alliance. It brings the number of N! Members in China to 24.
NEXUS’s presence in China has grown rapidly, not only with new members joining but also through increased co-operation with N! Suppliers and development of the N! ACADEMY.
In addition, following its acceptance into the World Economic Forum, NEXUS participated in the Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions, held in Dalian (1st to 3rd July). The AMNC is a global summit on innovation and entrepreneurship.
The new China partners are Deutschland Auto Spare Parts, based in Hong Kong, Henan Huatai Autoparts, the largest parts distribution group in Beijing province, and the online retailer Tianjin Baichuan E-Commerce.
All three were introduced to the N! ASIA community at an N! Connecting Day event in Shanghai, 3rd and 4th July, which attracted around 25 N! Members and N! Strategic suppliers.
Day 1 was dedicated to N! suppliers, with NEXUS announcing plans for 2020 and onwards. These feature a strong focus continuing the success of the N! ACADEMY, including plans to launch two Knowledge Centres and extending the training offer to be able to train up to 2,000 workshops in China by 2020.
The day ended with an open discussion with suppliers, followed by a joint Member/Supplier cocktail reception and dinner.
Day 2 was dedicated to N! Members and, following a plenary session, selected N! Suppliers Bosch, Valeo, MANN+HUMMEL and ZF held workshops on ‘How N! Suppliers can help N! Members to make profit on their products/ grow their business/ get better connection to workshops’. At the end of the session N! Members were given the opportunity to vote for the best supplier, which was equally won by VALEO and ZF.
James Zhang, NEXUS Business Developer for China, said: “We are delighted to welcome our new members to the N! Community. China is a large and extremely important market and working together we can build even greater business opportunities for all.
“The plans announced at N!CD Shanghai are proof that N! is not about just collecting a ‘bonus’ but is clearly re-investing back into developing the aftermarket, supporting both members as well as suppliers.”
- Deutschland Auto Spare Parts Ltd is an importer and retailer of German car parts in the Hong Kong area. With extensive experience in the market and an interesting portfolio of well-known global manufacturers, the company is looking forward to co-operating with the N! progressive community.
- Henan Huatai Autoparts Co Ltd (河南汇泰汽车部件股份有限公司) was established in 2010 and combines the strengths of 10 local distributors to be the largest parts distributor in Henan province, central China. Huatai Autoparts deals with multiple international premium suppliers and is focused on providing the best quality products and added value services to its local workshop customers.
- Tianjin Baichuan E-Commerce Co Ltd (天津百川电子商务有限公司) was established in 2013 and is affiliated to Tianjin Haidehan Enterprise Management Co Ltd with headquarters in Tianjin. While Tianjin Baichuan is mainly an online business, Tianjin Haidehan is focused on the offline market, so together serving their customers in a highly efficient way. The two companies employ a total of more than 300 people and partner with international premium suppliers.