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Order the Right Auto Parts (the First Time) in One Place

When you’re booking a short trip or extended vacation, how do you find the best flights, rental cars, hotels, and experiences?  Many travelers turn to a trusted …

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Support Local Auto Suppliers with a Few Clicks (and Fewer Calls)

The Value of Ordering from Local Parts Suppliers As an auto shop, you and your local parts suppliers understand first-hand the importance of supporting local businesses. Whether …

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Don’t Let Slow Parts Procurement Hurt Your Bottom Line

A busy auto repair shop doesn’t always mean a profitable shop if there is staff chaos behind the scenes.  The secret to a successful shop lies in …

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3 Truths About Parts Ordering and Why Shops Switch to Online Parts Procurement

In 2017, auto shops gave three reasons why they changed their parts purchasing habits to online: Since then, the needs of shops and the needs of their …

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Debunked: 2 Myths on the “Risks” of Online Parts Ordering

More and more auto shops have switched to online parts ordering — a trend that is growing far faster than projected. In 2017, Hedges and Company, a …

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Overcoming the 3 Largest Issues Related to Parts Ordering

Parts procurement can be a huge source of pain in an auto shop. Most issues related to parts procurement can be bucketed into three areas: assessing availability, …

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The Big Lesson Learned from the Auto Parts Shortage

As the auto parts supply chain slowly improves, how can you make sure you are not overspending on parts while also ensuring you have what you need?

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What are OEM Parts in the Auto Repair Industry?

Perhaps you’re a technician or service advisor just starting in an auto repair shop, or maybe you are just new to the auto parts industry.  Like any …

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What are Aftermarket Parts in the Auto Repair Industry?

The automotive aftermarket is massive. Yet, “aftermarket parts” is a term that attracts both positive and negative opinions. Let’s start with a definition: Aftermarket parts refer to …

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Parts Markup – Your Key to Profitability

One of the most critical factors in maximizing profit for your repair shop and saving time for service advisors is determining your parts markup. By establishing a consistent parts markup strategy

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