About UPD

About Us

car logo Founded in 1991 by a group of established independent companies, UPD (UK) Limited is a highly respected and dedicated national distribution network. With in excess of 60 locations nationwide, UPD provides total customer commitment with a high level of continuity and professionalism from focussed and motivated teams.

In partnership with leading global manufacturers, UPD supplies all market sectors of the Refinish Industry with a comprehensive range of business solutions. These services provide the key to increased productivity and profitability and enable businesses to further develop their operations.

UPD provides a central location for industry data, market intelligence and programme development. Centralised invoicing and business audits are also solutions provided from within the company's portfolio.

Since its inception, UPD has maintained its focus to get closer to customers through single source distribution. By investing in areas such as training and communications, UPD aims to enhance the customer's experience and improve relationship management. With an ever changing market place, UPD's ability and foresight to evolve in line with changes has proved to be a major strength. By continually developing and producing new programmes and initiatives, it has successfully maintained a client base that now boasts Independent, Regional and National Motor Groups as well as OE Vehicle Manufacturers, major De-Fleet organisations and Insurance Companies.


"To understand and map our client’s key processes and future requirements, then deliver the highest quality solutions whilst demonstrating added value and exceeding expectations."


“To be the most admired and respected distribution network, creating and providing sustainable solutions throughout the Industry.”