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Reclaim High Growth DIY Market With Online Parts Sites

Reclaim High Growth DIY Market With Online Parts Sites

By: Ashraf Sobeh | January 15th, 2015

If you thought DIYers represent a “dying breed” as they seek lower prices and more convenience with aftermarket retailers, think again!  This traditionally smaller market segment is starting to soar as online OEM parts websites make parts purchases easier and…

The Parts Manager's Guide to Facebook

The Parts Manager's Guide to Facebook

By: OEC Staff | January 6th, 2015

As the world’s most popular and most-used social network, Facebook is personal, casual and perfectly suited to an auto dealership’s local marketing efforts.  Today’s consumers view a company’s Facebook presence as more important than ever, with a new study suggesting…

Cut the Fat Out of Wholesale Delivery Costs

Cut the Fat Out of Wholesale Delivery Costs

By: OEC Staff | December 31st, 2014

Any Parts Manager worth his salt knows that expense management is hyper-critical in the low-margin, high-overhead business of wholesale parts. As a technology supplier to the largest, most efficient automotive original equipment parts wholesalers nationwide, OEC has the unique opportunity…

Idle Parts Left Idle Breed Profit Disaster

Idle Parts Left Idle Breed Profit Disaster

By: OEC Staff | December 31st, 2014

Even the shrewdest, most experienced parts managers have idle inventory.  In fact, according to the NADA Data Analyst Division, the average dealer has $27,500 tied up in idle inventory.  On the surface, this may not sound like much when you’re managing fast-moving…

Have it YOUR way!

Have it YOUR way!

By: William Spoonster | December 29th, 2014

OEM Parts Technology Leader Supports Diverse Customers thru Multiple Service Channels Today’s workplace is made up of three very distinct populations – Baby Boomers , Gen X and Gen Y.  Each of these generations has vastly different service needs and…