Ordering Methods

There are many ways to place your order online, we are here to help.

Extended Range

Even if we don't stock it, we'll do our best to source it for you.

Forward Orders

Schedule orders to be delivered on different dates

Production Packaging

We supply parts in industry standard packaging types

Quotes Online

Manage and request your quotes online

Purchasing Manager

Manage your companies buying across multiple users with our system


There are many ways to place your order online, we are here to help

Delivery Methods

Get your order when you want it

Product Returns

Return your purchase for a replacement or refund

My Account

Manage your order, quotes, update details and more

Account Opening

Get an RS cash or credit account

Technical Help

We've got all the information, support and advice you need.


Online community of technical experts and free design tools

Catalogue Request

Request a catalogue

Account Opening

Open an Account

It's easy – just follow the links

What is it?

Open a cash or credit account – or use our guest checkout for a one-off order and get automatically registered.

  • Cash account: available immediately; you can pay by credit card, debit card or cash (only at Collection Center)
  • Credit account: Download and fill in the form to open a new RS credit account
  • Guest checkout: purchase products without logging in or having to go through the registration process.

Already have an RS account?
Register and activate your existing account online. At step 1 of registration, enter your contact number, 'sold to' or 'ship to' number and company name.

How does it help me?

  • Flexibility: choose a payment method to suit your business and cash flow needs
  • Increased efficiency: use your My Account pages to track your orders, arrange returns, ask for copy invoices, and manage the history of all your quotes and orders
  • Improved cash flow: if you choose a credit account.

I want to set up a credit account.

Then you've come to the right page.

Create an account now, and you're all set to order products as and when you need them.

Just fill in the form below and email it to us. We'll get back to you as soon as we've set up your account, and then you're ready to go.

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Download account application form