JAXQuickfit Tyres Opens in Preston Victoria

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When the doors of JAXQuickfit’s newest store in Preston opened last week, a life- long dream for local couple Michael and Fiona Failla was finally realised.

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I am truly thrilled to be part of the JAXQuickfit network, my wife and I have long wanted to run our own business, and to me the JAXQuickfit brand is the industry benchmark.

When the doors of JAXQuickfit’s newest store in Preston opened last week, a life- long dream for local couple Michael and Fiona Failla was finally realised.

After 20 years in the automotive industry, including a 10 year tenure managing various tyre retail outlets around Victoria, Michael a qualified motor mechanic, joins the JAXQuickfit family as owner of the new Preston Franchise.

“I am truly thrilled to be part of the JAXQuickfit network, my wife and I have long wanted to run our own business, and to me the JAXQuickfit brand is the industry benchmark.”

“As we began our research, we came across this location and immediately thought it would make an ideal premises, I called JAXQuickfit only to be told that they had already secured the site, and from then on everything just fell into place,”

The Preston tyre store will offer customers JAXQuickfit’s extensive range of tyres and wheels together with steering, brake and suspension servicing.

The new store is equipped with the latest state-of-the art tyre servicing technology, including the JAXQuickfit BOS Balance Optimisation System, a premium balance guaranteeing the smoothest driving possible.

Five staff in total will service customer needs which in the busy Preston area will include passenger, four wheel drive, vans, fleet and light truck.

“We are in a high traffic area, our central location just five minutes away from Northland Shopping Centre will keep us extremely busy.”

Fiona, a qualified book keeper, has been instrumental in the floor plan of the new tyre site, providing a females perspective.

“The layout of the store and provisions for a comfortable waiting area have been carefully considered for servicing all customer types, but especially for females,” Fiona Failla said.

“Females, make up a large section of the tyre buying public, and our aim is to make them feel as comfortable and informed as possible in what is traditionally viewed as a male dominated industry,”

JAXQuickfit’s newest store features the JAXQuickfit tyres & wheels selector offering advice and recommendation based on vehicle type.

The waiting room is fully equipped with a coffee machine, TV, and a selection of magazines to suit a variety of reading tastes and for those who prefer to shop, a free shuttle service will operate between the store and nearby Northland Shopping Centre.

Australian-owned JAXQuickfit Tyres is unique in representing the top five global manufacturing giants of the tyre industry, including quality and high performance passenger car, four-wheel-drive, commercial vehicle, van and ute tyre brands … BF Goodrich, Bridgestone, Continental, Dunlop, Goodyear, Michelin and Pirelli, together with value for money brand options.

This enables it to offer customers a mix of brands that span the premium, major and budget market sectors.

In 2009 JAXQuickfit celebrated its 60th year in business. Nationally, the network serves more than 42,000 customers per month through its approaching 80 stores along the eastern seaboard.

JAXQuickfit Tyres Preston store is located at: 3-7 Bell Street, Preston. Phone (03) 9480 3155.

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