Product Information Exchange Standard

  • Auto Care Association CEO Bill Hanvey briefed 250 top parts suppliers and distributors at the CIIAM conference in Mexico City on the practice of standardizing and unifying product content to lower supply chain costs and contribute to increased sales and operational efficiency.
    Bill Hanvey
  • With Amazon selling auto parts online, it's clear that digital cataloging is more critical than ever. Amazon’s key aftermarket vendors understand the interconnectedness of the entire online shopping experience that revolves around a content-rich catalog.
    Alan R. Segal
  • The question of whether a supplier supported the automotive data standards used to be answered with “yes” or “no.” But today, the answer includes Silver, Gold or Platinum, or some other designation of completeness.
    Scott Luckett
  • The Auto Care Association took a leadership role today in streamlining the heavy-duty truck product information and sales processes standards by contracting with Pricedex Software to conduct a comprehensive research project to define the heavy-duty parts data process.
    Auto Care Association
  • OptiCat announces the addition of its new advanced PIES (Product Information Exchange Standard) and PAdb (Product Attribute Database) validation capabilities to On Target Pro.
  • The Auto Care Association has released the first in a series of animated Technology Minute online videos about the association’s widely adopted technology standards and best practices.
    Auto Care Association
  • The Auto Care Association announced that its ACES and PIES product-based data standards, widely adopted by suppliers and their distribution partners in North America, will be available in China.
    Auto Care Association
  • W.W. Grainger was an early adopter of online commerce strategies, and now does more than one third of their volume online (completely B2B). They expect that number to grow by 20 percent annually. They’ve staked out that leadership position because of a commitment to rich product content and an online experience that is obsessed with the customer’s needs.
    Scott Luckett