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Automotive Superstore chooses PARtsDB for Auto Parts e-Tailing

  The Australian company Automotive Superstore have chosen PARts DB as the data source for their online automotive parts retailing. An exciting new online retailing business, Automotive Superstore has hit the ground running with a comprehensive initial launch catalogue of spare parts, accessories, performance products and tools with more to follow. Attracting Australian DIY and DIFM car enthusiasts with a very clean, quick and easy to use website, Automotive Superstore are becoming a must visit website. Customers are able...

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What do Gates, KYB, NGK and Nulon all have in common?

PARts Australia is pleased to welcome aboard the four latest companies who have chosen to use our product catalogue and fitment management solution. Gates Corporation is the world’s leading manufacturer of power transmission belts and a premier global manufacturer of fluid power products. They produce Original-Equipment Quality Solutions for Passenger Cars & Light Trucks as well as an extensive aftermarket range. As the world’s largest supplier of shock absorbers, KYB also produce suspension and steering components for automotive, aeronautical and...

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Century Yuasa Batteries signs on with PARts

We are delighted to announce that Century Yuasa Batteries Australia have signed on with PARts to provide its product catalogue and fitment management solution for the Australian aftermarket. PARts Australia will provide a complete solution to these iconic brands including integration to TecDoc vehicle and product standards and Autodata technical information for the Australian and New Zealand markets. This includes complete product and catalogue fitment management, rich content linking, technical information and data distribution to Century and Yuasa Batteries customers, business...

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New Feedback System in PARts Console

PARts believes that understanding our customers’ needs and their point of view is very important. That’s why we constantly optimize PARts Console to provide a better user experience. The new PARts Feedback System is an easy tool for our customers to provide feedback for supplier data and our software to improve the overall PARts user experience. Every page of PARts Console now has the new “Feedback” button on the top right that launches the Feedback dialogue pop-up box. PARts automatically...

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How to create PARts Chassis Groups and add Products to them

PARts CG’s (Chassis Groups) allow product managers and marketers to have the best of both worlds – accurate and efficient granular product linking while also allowing for faster and simpler lookup for customers and users via web sites or printed catalogues. You can read more about PARts Chassis Groups overall here while the following should help understand more about this feature in PARts Console and how suppliers can use it to improve their data. As an example here, we are...

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New Import/Export Function in PARts Console

PARts believes that your data should be available to access and move around at any time. That’s why PARts Console has an extensive array of import and export tools available for Sellers and Suppliers. To make this even easier we have deployed a new and revised Import/Export module to PARts Console. Major difference in this new release is that all import/export functions are now being created as a task. The user doesn’t have to keep the browser on that page...

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CED Custom Category Management in PARts Console

PARts uses data standards where possible and that means following standard product descriptions and category structures. One of the key systems is the TecDoc Standard Description number and matching text that is used in PARts to link to the TecDoc system. However, some customers may want their own categories for the products they offer instead of the TecDoc categories which is the Standard Description structure. So, we added the ability for our customers to create their own categories  found under...

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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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PARts Images – how we store and manage them in PARts DB Console

There are two types of images with different sizes required in PARts for each of the product image, one is 200 x 200px and the other is a nominal 1600px (longest side) which are all deliberately designed for e-Commerce use and comply with current standards like eBay etc. Basically, the 200px will be used as thumbnail for search result pages in PARts and other tools. For customers that want smaller versions than that, they can either resize dynamically or store their...

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PARts Console Now Has HTML WYSIWYG Editor

PARts have added HTML WYSIWYG editor in PARts Console to help the customer manage their “long descriptions” and make even richer data. PARts has 3 types of “long description”: Product Retail Description: Works as a marketing focused description for the product which has a 2000 character limit; Fitment Retail Description: Works as a marketing focused description for the fitment side and has 4000 characters limit; Enhanced Company Product Description: A dedicated field for sellers to add their own description for...

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