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About-Us 2018-12-10T04:08:27+00:00

First choice in aftermarket automotive parts

Ashdown-Ingram is Australia and New Zealand’s largest distributor of automotive electrical and thermal control parts to the independent automotive aftermarket. With more of the world’s most respected and sought after products available under one roof, we are the home of leading brands.

More than your average distributor, we’ve taken products to new levels, working with trade and OE manufacturers to ensure innovation flows and your life is made easier. With continued growth for over 50 years, Ashdown-Ingram has a wide distribution network to cater for the needs of automotive specialists in Australia and New Zealand.

We’re proud to say people are our greatest assset, with their detailed industry and product knowledge setting us apart from the rest. Importantly, everyone of our 500+ team members know there’s more to your business than just parts; that’s the Ashdown-Ingram difference.

Genuine Parts Company (GPC)

Genuine Parts Company, is a world-leading US corporation valued at more than US$15B. Since 1928, GPC has distributed automotive and industrial replacement parts, along with many products in other sectors, through a network that now comprises more than 48,000 employees, 6,000 operations and 60 distribution centres across North America. GPC’s largest division is NAPA, the National Automotive Parts Association, a brand recognised for its quality parts, great service and knowledgeable people.

GPC Asia Pacific is the largest automotive aftermarket parts supplier in Australia and New Zealand. They resell and distribute automotive replacement parts, accessories and related tools and equipment through a network of 556 stores, six advanced distribution centres and a team of more than 6000 dedicated employees. Their scale, buying power and unmatched logistics enable market leading positions across a number of segments, with annual sales of more than A$1.5 billion.

Servicing a huge range of trade and retail customers, our positioning as a trade expert also uniquely places us to meet retail demand, thanks to passionate retailing experts who are just as interested in your vehicle as you are. GPC Asia Pacific services a vast trade/retail market by holding more than 80,000 SKUs in the permanent product range, with access to a further 1,000,000 items via a global network of suppliers, supporting more than 36,000 trade customers and countless retail consumers.

Commitment to Quality

Along with safety, quality is a key focus for Ashdown-Ingram.

This is evident in every facet of the business, from the people we employ to the fit outs of our buildings and the brands we choose to partner with. With such a strong focus on quality, it should come as no surprise that Ashdown-Ingram is ISO 9001 certified, ensuring both products and processes are regularly audited to maintain strict standards. This means in the rare instance that an issue arises, Ashdown-Ingram will find ways to resolve the problem, now and in the future.

This certification extends to the home brands Ashdown-Ingram manufactures, leading to better brands built on strong foundations.

Starlight Children’s Foundation

We believe it’s important to support the community who have helped build us to where we are today. We are proud to support Starlight Children’s Foundation with a range of fund raising activities each year to help brighten the lives of seriously ill children and their families. 

Having raised over $380,000 in seven years, Ashdown-Ingram is committed to helping Starlight Children’s Foundation.

Starlight Children’s Foundation disrupt the relentless cycle of pain and trauma and offer a welcome break so that sick kids can simply be kids. Their goal is to brighten the livest of seriously ill children and their families through innovative social health programs designed to improve mental and social wellbeing. Starlight programs include in and out of hospital programs including wishgranting, online communities, visits from Captain Starlight and Starlight Express Rooms.

Quantum Pro is a dynamic online catalogue which provides access to a comprehensive range of automotive electrical and thermal control parts, as well as live pricing and product availability, comprehensive vehicle application details, product specifications and secure ordering functionality.

Quantum Pro’s mobile app features a bar code scanner to help you place orders faster and more accurately than ever. Simply scan the barcode on your packaging, bin boxing or reference material to add the products to your order. This improves workshop efficiencies and minimises invoices. Easy search functions also allow for improved workshop efficiencies, with users being able to search for parts by Vehicle Identification Number, vehicle make/model search and aftermarket part product categories.

Your local Ashdown-Ingram branch fulfils each Quantum Pro order, not a central distribution centre, so you know your parts aren’t far away and who to contact if you have questions. Visit discoverquantumpro.com.au for all the latest updates and videos.