National Tyre & Wheel Ltd (ASX: NTD) shares have been sold down while Supply Network Limited (ASX: SNL) has powered ahead. In this episode of The Australian Investors Podcast, analysts Owen Rask and Raymond Jang take a good hard look at the story behind these two companies.
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About National Tyre & Supply Network
Supply Network sells trucks and bus parts under the Multispares brand in Australia and New Zealand. The business was founded by Harry Forsyth when he started selling spares for buses in the 1970s, he remains the majority shareholder with 30%. It strives to provide the biggest range, best quality parts at the best prices through its significant scale advantage, commitment to customer service and deep expertise.
National Tyre & Wheel is Australia’s largest independent tyre and wheel distributor, specialising in importing tyres and distributing them throughout Australia. NTD’s business model has included buying other independent distributors in the hope of ‘rolling them up’ into what is now the leading independent brand. NTD’s roots trace back to Terry Smith and Exclusive Tyres, which was the original and exclusive importer of Cooper & Micky Thompson tyres. It has operations around Australia, New Zealand and even South Africa.