Vast-Auto Distribution is a leader in the distribution and marketing of automotive parts for auto parts stores in Eastern Canada. Operating the Auto Value, Mister Muffler, Auto Mecano and OCTO Auto Service Plus banners, Vast-Auto offers its customers a complete business solution, including a wide range of quality parts, innovative marketing programs as well as training and business management systems.
Founded by John Del Vasto in 1986 following his acquisition of Entreposage Jarry Ltée and building on an association with Auto Value beginning in 1992, today our distribution centres in Montreal, Que., Quebec City, Que., Longueuil, Que., Brampton, Ont., Scarborough, Ont., London, Ont., Ottawa, Ont., and Dartmouth, N.S. provide a footprint of some 500,000 square feet of distribution and inventory capability.
At Vast-Auto Distribution, we coordinate all the distribution stages, from order entry to shipping, in order to satisfy the needs and expectations of our affiliated auto parts stores and service centers.
By joining the Vast-Auto Distribution network, our customers benefit from incentives and programs such as :
- Customized Marketing campaigns
- Roadside Assistance
- North American warranty
- Inventory Management and Optimizations
- Direct purchase program
- Computerized communication system
- Technical & management training
- Complete inventory coverage
Our complete product strategy
With a “good-better-best” strategy based on the best value for the money, we offer two approaches to the market :
- Renowned national brands, fully supported by warranty programs and marketing campaigns
- Private brands (home brands) with limited support and warranties
Competitive prices with volume discount programs
Our Banner Programs
Today, Vast-Auto Distribution supports a network of stores and workshops
- Auto Value Parts Stores
- Auto Value Certified Service Centers
- Auto Mécano
- Mister Muffler
- Mister Transmission
- OCTO Auto Service Plus
Each of these banners has its own culture and offers all the necessary tools to succeed, whether you own a small regional business or a series of big service centers. Joining us means owning your own business, but associated with the strength of a well-established network that has proven itself.
Our banner programs contribute greatly to the growth in our members’ sales figures and its success is the direct result of great business relationships with parts stores and affiliated service centers.
- Advantageous supply and financing structures
- Specialized marketing programs
- Training, and cutting edge technology programs adapted to the needs and characteristics of each of our banners
Charitable Initiatives have raised more than $500,000
Vast-Auto Distribution is committed to giving back to the community through fundraising programs and events held for various charity organizations. The company supports a variety of non-profit organizations and foundations that play an important role in the lives of individuals. Whenever possible, Vast-Auto serves as a fundraising platform for charitable endeavours initiated by its clients and employees.
A proud partner of many causes, Vast-Auto organizes an annual golf tournament to raise funds for various Quebec-based foundations. Since 2003, the company has donated more than $500,000 to various charitable foundations.