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About OEC

OEC connects those involved in the vehicle parts and repair ecosystem so they finally have an easier way to get their job done. They get access to the network and data needed to transform selling, sourcing, leasing, managing, billing, and claims.

The OEC Pillars

Too many people get trapped in the endless complexity of the service, maintenance, and repair world, and it is slowing down everything they do. But when you are connected to the OEC network, you can finally “see it, reach it, and get it done.”

See it

…with a simple solution that lets you see exactly what is going on across the entire parts and repair ecosystem.

Access information about inventory, pricing, availability, and more from OEC’s web-based solution. Use detailed reporting tools to better understand your business. And, with logistics technology, follow parts from order to delivery for total visibility and no more confusion.

Reach it

…with end-to-end solutions that let you do more business with more people in more places.

With so many moving parts to keep track of, it can feel like a lost cause to try to find simplicity in your workflow. OEC’s end-to-end solutions connect you with an international network of suppliers, dealers, repairers, and customers.

Get it done

…with a smarter approach that cuts through the confusion so you can get back to work.

You can only be in so many places at once. In an industry where unexpected parts delays, billing issues, and ordering challenges seem inevitable, OEC’s solutions cut through the confusion so you can get back to work.

Strategic Relationships

Everything is easier when everything is connected. That is why OEC partners with some of the world’s largest manufacturers, dealers and suppliers, bodyshops and garages, and management system providers to give you the broadest industry network and a streamlined workflow.

Playing Our Part, Right From The Start

Back in 2000, OEMs were facing a huge hurdle selling parts into dealerships, garages, and bodyshops. Every transaction was handled manually, either by phone or fax, which left the market desperate for a faster, more efficient way to do business. That is when four major auto players, GM, Ford, Chrysler, and Bell & Howell (now Snap-on Business Solutions), formed OEConnection. In 2001, we launched CollisionLink, the first eCommerce tool for bodyshops to buy OE parts from dealership suppliers. Shortly afterwards, we launched D2DLink, connecting dealers in North America and quickly elevating the OEConnection dealership base from 500 to 10,000. Over the years, we continued to develop and acquire key software solutions to better manage every aspect of maintenance and repair, including aftermarket parts. Today, OEConnection is how everyone in the vehicle parts and repair lifecycle gets their job done more easily. Suppliers, repairers, manufacturers, insurers, and fleets all use our technology and data services to connect with each other and get vehicles back on the road safely. Many of the biggest names in the industry rely on OEC. In 2022 alone, we have facilitated over $10B in North American eCommerce, and over $30B in global trade. OEC | Now for the easy part™

Mission, Vision, and Purpose

  • Mission: Make it easy to do the right thing in the repair and supply workflows
  • Vision: Eliminate the pain in the vehicle repair process
  • Purpose: We power connections to keep our world up and running


OEC consistently receives prestigious industry awards for company growth, customer support, employee engagement, and more.

Employer-of-Choice, Growth & Worksite Recognition

BenchmarkPortal Customer Service Award

Top Workplaces Award

NorthCoast 99 Best Places to Work

Weatherhead 100 Centurion

Smart Culture Award

Best Software Device/Product

Tech Company of the Year Award

Industry Recognition

Aftermarket Excellence Award

General Motors (GM) CCARRY Award

Automotive News 2017 Pace Award Finalist

Automotive Global Award

Quality Certifications

Certified Centre of Excellence

Microsoft Gold Certified Partner

Reynolds & Reynolds RCI Certification


Working for OEC means joining a talented team of hard-working leaders in a mission-driven, purposeful environment. We are looking for people who are as dedicated as we are to cutting through the noise of the auto parts and repair industry.