Aftermarket Business

Scott Luckett
A study of wholesale order activity conducted by GCommerce showed that drop ship or special orders represented 80 percent of the purchase order transactions, while contributing only 20 percent of the revenue and accounting for 80 percent of the opera
Why do we miss out on a perfect opportunity to start the selling process by allowing the greeting to become routine and robotic? What about filling out the form for the customer, engaging them in some conversation and learning about them?
Bestop
Bestop, a leading manufacturer of Jeep soft tops and accessories, today announced that it has acquired Tuffy Security Products of Cortez, Colo.
Continental
Included in the new offering of parts numbers are molded hose, poly-v belts and timing belt kits.  With the second-quarter 2016 additions, Continental now offers 87 new part numbers for 2016.
Zubie
Zubie, a connected-car platform and telematics provider, has launched its enhanced business fleet and analytics solution that now includes in-vehicle Wi-Fi powered by Verizon’s 4G LTE network.
Michael Martin
Earlier this year, logistics giant DHL released a white paper, “Quiet Revolution: Convergence and the Future of Automotive Supply Chain,” outlining the convergence of the auto sector and high-tech industries. The growing importance of tec
As the automotive supply chain becomes more complex, shipping labels have become a critical piece of the puzzle when it comes to making sure the right parts get to the right location. Each customer has its own unique labeling requirements, and these
Automechanika Frankfurt
In the eastern section of Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Centre (Halls 1-6) during Automechanika 2016, visitors will find everything they can fit into or onto motor vehicles. The exhibitors in the western section of the Exhibition Centre (Halls 8 &nda
Automotive Distribution Network
The Automotive Distribution Network will be hosting its 14th Network National Convention at the Swan and Dolphin Resort at Walt Disney World in Orlando, March 15 to 18, 2018.
BWD Automotive
Standard Motor Products (SMP) announces the addition of 239 new part numbers to its BWD engine management line. The release spans 38 product categories and expands coverage through the 2016 model year with more than 152 million additional vehicles in

Special Reports

For the second consecutive year, collision repairers say they feel less insurer influence when buying replacement automotive parts, according to the Aftermarket Business World 2016 Collision Shop Study.

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Last week, the Aftermarket Business World team attended the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas from November 3-5. Take a look at some of our photos and top stories below....Read more