SMMT Automotive Supplier Finder

SMMT Automotive Supplier Finder (ASF) is the UK’s most comprehensive supplier directory. This free to use service allows suppliers to add and maintain company profiles and buyers to identify and approach suppliers based on a wide range of criteria including product categories, location and quality standards.

How it works

Sourcing suppliers

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Use the filters to narrow your search based on your requirements

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Send free RFIs/RFQs to chosen suppliers


Become a supplier

Receive RFI/RFQ
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Grow your business

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Connect with buyers through RFI/RFQs




Use Cases 

Strengthen your supply chain

In a time where uncertainty is prevalent, ASF can assist companies minimise and manage their supply chain risks. ASF assists companies in gathering information on existing and potential new suppliers through access to the UK’s largest online database for automotive suppliers. By browsing company profiles, sending Request for Information (RFI) or Request for Quotations (RFQ), companies can source new suppliers to strengthen their supply chains.

Raise your profile

Companies can raise their profile across the industry by creating a free online profile of their company and its capabilities. Stay at the forefront of buying organisations’ minds by enhancing your profile with your accreditations, position in the sector, location and principle products and capabilities.

Connect with the community

Through creating an online company profile, registered buying organisations can connect with suppliers by sending a Request for Information (RFI) or Request for Quotation (RFQ) through ASF, based on their requirements. This enables suppliers to follow up and provide their contact details for the buyer and supplier to continue their communication off the platform. 

Generate new leads

With more than 8,000 companies listed across more than 6,000 product categories, ASF can be used to generate new leads through industry market research. ASF is the platform that provides companies with valuable information about companies that service or feed directly into the automotive supply chain and wider industry.

1-to-1 buyer supplier meetings

SMMT runs a number of Meet the Buyer events, each aimed at helping buyers meet suppliers that fit their particular needs at any point during their purchasing cycle. The events are regularly used by organisations of all shapes and sizes to find new suppliers, connect with old ones or to lay the foundations for future partnerships. SMMT has a strong track record of delivering value through these events to both buyers and suppliers, with events often being oversubscribed. ASF is used to help match companies for these events, so ensure your profile is up to date to maximise your chances of being involved.