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New to PARts Console: Template products

In the recent v6.2.7.0 update to PARts Console, we added the ability to create Template products. This feature allows admin users and product managers to save time, reduce errors and improve consistency when creating multiple products from the same family or with similar features. What does it look like in PARts Console? In PARts Console, select or create a product that you wish to be a template for future products. In the ‘Product Status’ dropdown, select ‘Template’. This will mark...

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New Korean and Japanese brands join TecAlliance

These important Korean and Japanese parts brands are joining TecAlliance adding over 330,000 product fitment links to the Asia Pacific auto parts fitment catalogue. These include; 555 Steering & Suspension Hong Sung Brake Mando MK Kashiyama Sangsin Brake (HiQ) Seiken SpeedMate YEC Ignition This “European” standard now has over 70 people employed in the ASEAN region adding vehicles, brands and catalogue data for the local market to improve data availability and aftermarket parts sales. TecAlliance is the home of TecDoc...

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TecAlliance Releases New Truck and Heavy Vehicle N-Type Table for Australia

PARts DB are delighted to announce the release of the TecAlliance TecDoc Australian heavy vehicle and truck N-Type VML and vehicle table. The new table has been specially built with local input for the Australian and New Zealand markets covering 90% plus of all 6.5 tonne plus rigid trucks and tractor units. This includes popular Japanese trucks like Canter, Fuso, Hino, Isuzu and UD alongside the popular European models. Just as important are the Kenworths, Western Star, Freightliner and other...

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Gates Auto Catalogue Europe goes live.

PARts Australia are very proud to be associated with this great global brand and the new Gates Auto Catalogue web site.   Covering over 29 different European markets and supporting over 18 individual languages, the new web site features PARts IQ Search technology for easy lookup and search. This includes cars, lights commercials, recreational vehicles and truck fitment along with part number, cross-reference and buyers guide information. The site is mobile responsive and supports all portable device formats following on from...

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How MotoParts Went Online Profitably with PARts

  MotoParts has been a long time wholesale B2B supplier of automotive parts and car accessories in Australia, being one of Australia’s leading auto parts distributor, when they decided to go online to further grow their business. This decision was prompted by the rapid growth of the Australian online automotive parts sales industry (estimated to be worth $380.3 million in 2014-2015 and growing annually at a compounded rate of 17%) centred on New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland –...

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Peach and PARts

Automotive data gates open With the historic signing of a Heads of Agreement for the full and safer sharing of automotive data for servicing and repair by the Australian automotive stakeholders on December 15, the door has been opened for more players in the automotive service and repair business.Thanks to the AAAA and this agreement, critical data for automotive repair, maintenance, and customisation, is made fully available, even to small automotive businesses that were not privy to this information before. Windfall...

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Gates Australia Catalogue web site for advanced parts fitment lookup

  Gates prides itself on having the best auto parts and fitment data in the market and the new Gates Catalogue web site is designed to showcase their extensive range of  world leading products. Gates designed and produced the world’s first V-belt. And that started it all. Today, they are the largest manufacturer of V-belts, timing belts, and serpentine belts as well as a leading provider of automotive hoses and more. Using the power and capability of PARts CED,...

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PARts Product Application Database and CMS

AUSTRALIAN FUEL INJECTION (AFI) KEY ELEMENTS An off-the-shelf product application database solution based on global standards Simple, secure data sharing with dealers, staff and end users Complete, integrated product CMS combining digital delivery and print options THE COMPANY AFI – Australian Fuel Injection is a specialist supplier of automotive electronic, fuel injection, engine management and ignition system components to the automotive aftermarket industry. As an importer-distributor, AFI seeks to supply quality goods at competitive prices and with an unequalled service....

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Spares Box Chooses PARtsDB for Auto Parts Data

Spares Box chose PARts DB as their preferred auto parts data source to power their new pure-play online e-tailing business. Even if it’s a relatively new player in the online market for auto parts and accessories, Spares Box is already one of Australia’s fastest growing auto parts e-tailers. Spares Box currently gives the “Do It Yourself” (DIY) and the “Do It For Me” (DIFM) markets access to over 150,000 parts. Part of Spare Box’s rapid growth as a popular go-to for...

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Required Product Identifiers For Item Visibility in eBay

Below is based on an API Guide document recently circulated to eBay partners by eBay Australia. It contains some very important information for eBay sellers and in particular, those selling auto parts and products that are branded. In a nutshell, the change requires sellers of certain products to add brand and part number data to their new listings where available by 30th June 2015 The good news is that a lot of this information is already available through data and...

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