Articles by Brian Albright

As aftermarket suppliers, distributors and retailers increasingly digitize more of their business operations, software integration has become critical – both in terms of linking internal solutions and for communicating with and sharing data with trading partners.
Brian Albright
The aftermarket is embracing (and adjusting to) e-commerce — especially Amazon — and the new opportunities it presents. So how do you compete?
Brian Albright
Montana’s largest collision repair network announced today the continued growth of their business operations creating a unified collision repair network in the Gallatin Valley.
Brian Albright
When Brian von Tress launched Collision Pros in Northern California back in 2013, one of the reasons he did so was to get closer to the shops, his employees, and his customers.
Brian Albright
John Lowe, is principal, supply chain and consulting services, at supply chain consultancy Tompkins International in Raleigh, N.C.
John Lowe
The ongoing trade war with China, an increase in import tariffs, and uncertainty about U.S. trade policy may be slowing U.S. manufacturing growth. These policies are also not bringing manufacturing jobs back from overseas, according to data from A.T. Kearney.
Brian Albright
In July, the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association announced the formation of its Mobility Technology Council. Chris Gardner, the AASA’s senior vice president of operations, spoke with Aftermarket Business World to explain the mission of the new organization.
Chris Gardner
The Auto Care Association (ACA) has launched a new Demand Index, which will help aftermarket companies view product category performance trends, including monthly demand of automotive aftermarket product lines in the United States.    
Demand Index