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Auto Marine Cables wins Logistics Excellence Award at the prestigious Northwest Automotive Alliance

The North West region has achieved great success in helping suppliers in the automotive sector grow into larger companies, and this progress was showcased at the Northwest Automotive Alliance (NAA) Awards, which took place in Cheshire on 6th November. 

The evening featured keynote addresses from Jerry Hardcastle OBE, Chairman of the Automotive Council Technology Group, and General Manager for Innovation and Performance Projects, Nissan Motor Manufacturing (UK) Limited. 

Attention then turned to the NAA Awards 2014.  These prestigious and hotly contested awards saw companies rewarded for their outstanding achievement.

Manchester based, Auto Marine Cables, had been shortlisted for the Logistics Excellence Award. 

With great anticipation representatives from Auto Marine eagerly awaited as Mr Michael Doyle, VP Operational Excellence DHL Supply Chain Europe announced the winner.  With absolute trepidation and delight Auto Marine scooped the first prize and won the Logistics Excellence award.

Commenting on receiving the award, Alan Ainscough, Operation’s Manager at Auto Marine said We are absolutely delighted to win this prestigious award particularly as we were up against such high profile North West automotive companies. We are delighted that our logistics strategy is paying dividends and this award reflects the hard work of all our staff, as well as the support we have received from organisations such as the Northwest Automotive Alliance”.

Industry leader Auto Marine is the UK’s largest low voltage manufacturer of high quality cables and a distributor of electrical components and accessories throughout the automotive and marine sectors. 

Auto Marine has built a strong brand and positioning both in the UK and internationally, with their range of high quality cables.  98% of all the cables sold by Auto Marine are manufactured at their production facility in Manchester; utilising the latest technology and implementing state-of-the art manufacturing techniques, which will ensure their respected position within the industry.

Auto Marine’s modern production and storage facility is open 24 hours a day producing over 100 million metres of cable each year, which enables them to have a constantly replenished stock holding, short lead times and ex stock deliveries into workshops, regional distributors, harness manufacturers and OEMs.  99.5% of all orders are delivered on time to many satisfied customers.

A family-run business Auto Marine offers high levels of customer care from experienced staff who possess excellent product knowledge thus providing the reassurance and reliability needed with today's industry demands. 

This year, Auto Marine celebrated 50 years of successful British manufacturing…………….we raise a glass to the next 50 as we congratulate Auto Marine on this outstanding achievement.