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PARts Advanced Management Module – AMM

In the recent PARts Console v6.2.12 Update, we added the all new PARts Advanced Management Module. In its initial implementation, this module is centered around the TecDoc Axle and Engine tables. When purchased on their own, these tables are little more than a set of data files that must be manipulated into a usable format. The PARts Advanced Management Module allows users to take their TecDoc Axle and Engine table subscriptions and use them within PARts Console to create fitment...

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Send your PARtsDB catalogue data to GPC Repco

GPC Asia Pacific is one of Australia’s largest automotive aftermarkets parts suppliers and they can now work with PARts brands and suppliers using TecDoc data format. GPC Asia Pacific are the supplier behind some of Australia’s largest auto parts sellers including leading brands like NAPA, Repco, Sparesbox and AMX for motorcycle parts. PARts customers and brands can already provide TecDoc format data to Sparesbox. PARts Console also offers a ‘Catalogue (per country)’ export report that is available to all brands and...

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Introducing Product Sets in PARts Console

Added in the v6.2.6.0 update to PARts Console, product sets allow data owners to control what data their sellers receive at the product level. You can choose to give any of your sellers access to an entire brand, or just a portion of the catalogue. This gives you greater control over managing your products. What does it look like in PARts Console? In PARts Console, navigate to the Product Set tab (within the Data tab). Select a brand from the...

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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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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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Business Intelligence Service in PARts

Introducing PARts BI (Business Intelligence) Service Do you want to know where the competitive “herd” is for your product category? Do you want to know which specific VID’s or vehicle are the most popular within each vehicle Make? PARts now provides the answer with its new PARts BI service starting with BI Lite for Suppliers Starting now, PARts Supplier subscribers and customers can automatically receive this service via the PARts Console interface as part of their subscription, free. These insights...

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Suppliers use PARts to manage Australian and export web sites and markets

PARts is a powerful integrated automotive parts e-cosystem which has a huge variety of features that benefit our supplier and seller customers. In other words, PARts is much more than a supplier and seller auto parts data management tool. Nowhere is this more obvious than with suppliers web sites with PARts seamlessly powering both your Australian and export web sites in the USA to show different vehicle and products for each market. One database – many markets, many web sites and solutions...

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Information on Tyre Pressure Sensors Now Available on TecRMI

Despite the passing of a law (ECE Directive R64) that calls on the implementation of a tyre-pressure monitoring system to check newly registered vehicles all over the European continent by the 1st of November this year, TecRMI, a long time partner of  PARTs and a global leader in providing and collecting repair and maintenance information under the organisational umbrella of TecAlliance GmbH, is already pushing through with the expansion of its technical repair instructions. TecRMI’s database will now include tyre...

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Three leading parts distributors join the PARts e-cosystem

PARts Australia is delighted to welcome 3 new subscribers to the PARts e-cosystem. MTQ Engine Systems, South Coast Agencies and Online Performance Auto’s  have joined the PARts program broadening the range of suppliers and sellers and sharing in the potential of the e-cosystem. These 3 key Australian sellers are in very different areas of expertise and their diverse business profiles show the flexibility that PARts offers its auto parts sellers and subscribers. It also provides opportunity for other suppliers looking...

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