Leading European component distributor, Optimal and leading independent distributor of truck and bus parts and accessories, Camelot are working successfully together to expand the range by introducing new part numbers and new product groups such a truck and bus wheel bearings.
Optimal and Camelot started working together a few years ago. Camelot has been in business since 1979. It is the first tier wholesaler of aftermarket truck and bus parts. Camelot has approximately 400 customers in the UK all of which are resellers to the vehicle operators. It distributes nationally and exports to ten different countries.
Trevor Hampson, managing director at Camelot commented:" Our expertise is in the truck and bus parts sector. We represent Optimal exclusively in the UK for their programme of truck and bus steering parts. Optimal is an excellent brand with a growing pedigree.
"We have been selling Optimal products for the last three years and the brand has been well received by our customers. We are committed to providing customers with products of the highest quality whilst still offering competitive pricing and service."
In the UK Optimal has also invested heavily, so as to be prepared to meet all of the foreseeable needs of all its customers. It has acquired a central warehousing facility based in the industrial heartland of the West Midlands. From its Halesowen base, Optimal will manage both its UK sales and logistics operations.
Optimal’s Geoff Jones, added: "The strong growth of our company shows that our concept of doing business has met with the approval of customers and suppliers alike. We have a fruitful relationship with Camelot and want to expand the products available to the truck and bus sectors through working together.
"Thorough and direct cooperation with customers is at the centre of what we do, as is quality of product. Together they are key to achieving customer satisfaction. Excellence of both product and service are our core business objectives and I am sure that we can bring all of this to the UK market. "