Brexit and Used Parts

​​How will Brexit Affect the Used Parts Business?

15 months on from the Brexit vote and we look at how the result has affected the construction equipment parts business. The most immediate effect has been the decline in the value of Sterling.  At one stage it dropped to its lowest value in 31 years. Last Week €1 would get you £0.93 GBP.  Two years ago the same Euro would only get you £0.72. This has resulted in a huge boost to companies exporting used machinery parts out of the UK.

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Our Conexpo-Conagg-2017 Journey


As we reflect on our journey to conexpo-conagg-2017 Las Vegas, we were delighted to have the rare opportunity to meet and greet some of our most successful Part Suppliers.

These are the people that work tirelessly behind the scenes to help our 45,000+ Buyers find Parts every single day. They do this by ensuring the rates are reasonable, the delivery is fast and the customer service is impeccable. All so customers get their machines back up and running in as little time as possible.

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Top 5 Brands Hold Positions on the Leader Board

November 2013 – May 2014 results show that the top 5 brands have held their places as the parts most searched for during this period.  Caterpillar, Komatsu, Volvo, JCB and Hitachi maintained their order from the previous 6 months.  However Case took over the the next position which was previously held by John Deer.

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9,000+ Registered Users

Horray for UrParts

We at regularly have nice things to celebrate but this week we hit a particularly momentous occasion when we went over 9,000 users. As we eat, breath and sleep parts, it’s good to know that over 9,000 people out there have come to us for help. Just knowing that we helped all these people save both Time and Money in their quest to find construction parts gives us a particularly warm squishy feeling inside.

On closer inspection it transpires that these people are located in 170 different countries around the world.  This got us thinking… What countries are we missing?

Can anybody guess?

Look who’s on the Front Cover…

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If you supply New or Used Parts for Construction or Agricultural machines Contact Us.
We will be in Vegas next week and would love to discuss how we can help increase your sales and break into new markets.

We received 16,000+ parts requests since last year and can deliver you genuine buyers from local and international markets.

UrParts Top Manufacturers
Cat / Caterpillar, Volvo, Komatsu, Hitachi, JCB, John-Deere, DAF, New Holland, Kobelco, Samsung, Liebherr, Case, MAN, Doosan, Deutz, Terex, Hyundai, Scania, Cummins, Perkins

Have your say…

JCB are beating CAT as the most popular excavator… Controversial Perhaps?

Now that everyone is back to work it’s your chance to make your opinion count. We have created a simple survey for 6 types of machines and will post the results here in a few weeks. The more people who vote the more accurate the results, so spread the word and have your say.

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Job Vacancy

we're hiring

New RoleIn House Sales / Customer Service Executive

Job Description:
• Generating new sales leads by singing up suppliers on free trial.
• Identifying and qualifying sales opportunities.
• Must demonstrate ownership and personal responsibility regarding delivery of revenue targets.
• Efficiently managing a sales pipeline.
• Identify decision makers and budget holders to complete sales cycle.
• Research new suppliers with help from management.
• Monitoring supplier activity with a view to conversion.
• Regular reporting to management.
• Achievable sales targets

Necessary skills:
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong negotiating skills
• Ability to identify new sales opportunities
• High levels of resilience, tenacity, enthusiasm and drive.
• Strong focus on results
• Good time management and planning skills.
• Strong objection handling skills, ability to actively listen and determine customer needs
• Ability to prioritise responsibilities in favour of revenue generating tasks
• Adapt to company ethos and culture.
• Good computer skills including MS Office applications.

Benefits include:
• Career advancement opportunities and be in on the ground floor of an emerging company
• Competitive payment structure

Daily Tasks:
• Identifying potential sales from user communication, contacting suppliers and updating CMS
• Converting free trial suppliers to paying suppliers and meeting targets
• Meeting weekly targets for new sign ups
• Admin to be decided with management

Salary – Depending on experience

We ideally would like the candidate to start January 2014.

Find out more about on our website.

Job based in Cork office.

Applications should be emailed to