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    We've been serving engineers and procurement specialists for more than 100 years

    Whenever you need high-quality parts on time and on budget, you can count on RS to deliver. We're the world's leading high-service distributor of electronics, automation and control components, tools and consumables, serving over 1 million customers globally. With operations across 32 countries and a global network of distribution centres worldwide, we ship more than 60,000 parcels daily.

    Delivering the things that matter most to you

    With an extensive range available in stock and our fast, reliable service and support, we make it easy for you to find and buy what you need. What's more, our convenient one-stop shop approach and competitive pricing ensures that you get the best value without having to shop around.

    • Get all your parts from a one-stop supplier with 700,000 products in stock globally.
    • Buy as many or as few parts as you need.
    • Avoid downtime with fast, on-time delivery via a global network of distribution centres.
    • Find what you need quickly via our website and technical support.
    • Be certain with genuine parts from 2,500 trusted global brands.
    • Be assured of competitive pricing without having to shop around.

    Find out more about our full range of services here.

    Manage, track and update your orders with an RS Online account

    Register for an RS Online account to access a host of additional features that streamline your sourcing and purchasing processes. Your free account allows you to:

    • Create and manage quotes
    • Search, build and save your orders or latest parts list
    • View your order history, order status and reorder products from your order history
    • Track parcels as they're dispatched and delivered
    • Use our invoicing services to keep track of all your orders and payments, with electronic copies available online up to 90 days from the invoice date
    • Receive updates on the latest products, technologies and promotions

    Count on our procurement solutions for convenience, control and cost savings

    Designed around the needs of your business, our suite of free eSolutions helps you do away with non-value added activities and maintain more control over the purchase-to-payment cycle.

    RS PurchasingManager is our free, web-based procurement tool that helps you manage your purchasing processes while reducing costs.

    If your business has its own eProcurement system, ours can integrate seamlessly with it. We can support either Punchout/Roundtrip or content file requirements, direct or via marketplace solutions, tailored precisely to fit your company's needs.

    All the information, support and inspiration you need

    At RS, we believe in giving you more than the right parts at the right price. From connecting you to like-minded people with different areas of expertise to giving you free access to powerful design tools and resources, we want to support you in realising your creative potential.

    • DesignSpark – an online sharing community with powerful, free design tools and resources
    • DS PCB – our free professional-quality electronics design software to reduce your concept to production time
    • DS Mechanical – our intuitive, award-winning 3D modelling tool for rapid prototyping
    • DesignSpark Electrical – our free, fully specified electrical CAD software that helps you save time with high accuracy and error-free designs

    Discover our DesignSpark resources here.