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The dramatic growth of Niterra (NGK Spark Plugs) represents one of the greatest success stories in the UK automotive market over the past decade. Starting in the 1960s, initially to serve the motorcycle market, the company entered the UK automotive market in the early 1970s. In 25 years it has advanced from a market share of under 6% to one of over 50% and increasing. 


Niterra has become the brand leader in the UK spark plug market and the number one choice of the professional as a result of its quality, technical excellence and total commitment to Research and Development. This has led to major successes with vehicle manufacturers worldwide who are increasingly specifying bespoke plugs so as to achieve maximum efficiency from their new engines.

Reap the full rewards of warehouse automation

“Indigo’s WMS solution combined with its years of expertise and implementation success has enabled us to reap the full rewards of warehouse automation and integration”.


Dan Boon, Supply Chain Manager, Niterra (NGK Spark Plugs)

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Eradication of mispicks

Today, Niterra’s warehouse in Hemel Hempstead manages a substantial stock holding; over 6 million spark plugs and approximately 1500 lines. The ability to have accurate and up to the moment information is of paramount importance.


Indigo implemented its Warehouse Management Software Solution following in-depth consultancy work at Niterra. This resulted in faster and more accurate movement of stock and transaction recording, eradication of mispicks and a totally paperless environment.


Discover more about Indigo’s warehouse management software solutions for automotive.

Niterra (NGK Spark Plugs) Warehouse Management System Case Study 

Niterra took the opportunity to look at all the warehouse management systems that will integrate with SAP and decided to continue its long-standing relationship with Indigo Software. Niterra has always been very happy with the way that Indigo Software has supplied the product to it and the service they have given the company, we view this as a fantastic opportunity to move forward together with Indigo Software into this exciting new world. 

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