ABOUT US

WHO WE ARE

Celebrating its 45th year of service in the automotive aftermarket industry in 2018, Automotive Parts Associates is one of the oldest program distribution groups of its kind as a member-owned nonprofit cooperative with approximately 70 independent Warehouse Distributor shareholders in North America.

Headquartered and centrally-located in Lenexa, Kansas in the Kansas City metro area the organization is focused on member services and aggressive supplier programs, APA creates over a half-billion dollars of buying power annually with no compliance requirements. APA is a founding shareholder of NEXUS North America and member of NEXUS Automotive International (N!) trade groups. In addition, APA is a member of the AutoCare Association, Automotive International Association (AIA) and Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA).

OUR CORE VALUES

  • SHAREHOLDERS FIRST

  • ALLIES FOR SUCCESS

  • APA
    CARES

INDEPENDENT WAREHOUSE DISTRIBUTORS

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INDEPENDENT WAREHOUSE DISTRIBUTORS
LOCATIONS

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LOCATIONS
RETAIL STORES

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RETAIL STORES
ANNUAL BUYING POWER

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ANNUAL BUYING POWER

WHY CHOOSE APA?

SHAREHOLDERS FIRST

NETWORKING

100% MEMBER-OWNED

SHAREHOLDER SERVICES

TRANSPARENCY

WORKING FOR YOU

As a core value, supporting the communities where our shareholders live, work and play is an important part of the organization. APA gives back to our communities with philanthropic donations benefitting organizations that assist those in need after natural disasters both in and out of the aftermarket industry as well as awards five scholarships each year to shareholders’ families and employees in need of educational assistance.

OUR HISTORY

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WE BELIEVE OUR STRENGTH LIES IN THE UNITY OF OUR MEMBERSHIP AND TOGETHER, WE ARE ALLIES FOR SUCCESS