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6 Ways PartsTech Saves Time, Increases Profits and Cuts Headaches.

Repair Shops

 

What Makes a Succesful Shop?

There are several factors that go into running a successful shop. Loyal customers, talented techs, and a great reputation in your community can make or break a growing business. But where does parts procurement fit into your growth plan? When you've got a vehicle tying up one of your lifts finding the right parts can be the difference between profits and lost productivity.

How you source parts is every bit as important as your technician’s skill level, the condition of your shop equipment, and your marketing strategies.

At PartsTech we set out to create an easy-to-use one-stop-shop for auto parts. Our goal is to be the fastest, smartest way for you to order parts. We understand the common frustrations in the modern garage. That's why we set out to create a better and faster way to find parts. PartsTech makes parts ordering fast and easy so that you can focus on your bottom line.

 

Here are 6 Ways PartsTech Saves Time, Increases Profits and Cuts Headaches.

1: Time Is Money

Since PartsTech searches 5 (or more) suppliers at once, you can see all of your options and find what you need in seconds, not minutes. On average PartsTech shops can save an hour a day! That's time you can put back on the clock to focus on other areas of the business (or take a long lunch, that's up to you. You earned it.) No more sitting on hold calling multiple vendors, one by one. No more paging through site after site, vendor after vendor re-entering the vehicle, and the search. See all of your suppliers in one search. With parts out of the way, you can focus on what you do best, fixing cars and getting happy customers back on the road.

Find out how much you could save. Scroll to the bottom of this page to use our time savings calculator.

 

2: Easy To Use, Even Easier to Learn

Why should ordering parts be so complicated? Most online ordering systems are either based on ancient tech, or they only let you see inventory from one vendor at a time. It's time for us to put slow loading times & complicated parts taxonomies out to pasture. When you log in to PartsTech you'll be greeted with a clean, user-friendly, intuitive interface. Just enter a vehicle and type in the first few letters of what you're looking for. No training seminars required. Anyone can become a PartsTech power user whether you're 19 or 99, and regardless of how tech-savvy you are (or aren't!)

 

3: Your Favorite Vendors (And Everyone Else)

PartsTech connects to over 28,000 parts stores of all shapes and sizes. From the big box stores to the local guys, PartsTech has you covered. By having instant access to all of your local wholesalers you can be sure you're finding the right part for the job every time. Plus, when your local vendors are out of stock, PartsTech will show you who has the part nationwide. Pay with a credit card and have the parts shipped right to your door.

4: Always Up To Date, Without The Annoying Updates. 

PartsTech hosts the most up-to-date catalog in the industry with over 13 Million parts from 3,400+ brands. Plus, since PartsTech is cloud-based updates are deployed instantaneously without any downtime. That means no annoying update reminders, and no catalog CDs in the mail (yikes!) Updates to product info hit your screen in 24 hours of receipt. With the latest catalog data, you can order with confidence by comparing the parts in hand to the parts on the screen. What does that mean for you? Fewer returns, fewer job delays, and fewer awkward phone calls with angry customers.

 

5: Tires!

Even if tires aren't your focus, PartsTech Tires gives you the option to turn tires into a huge profit center. In an article for Fixed Ops Journal Scott Mueller, CEO of Dealer Tire, explains how tires can be a powerful retention tool. “People who buy tires at a dealership will buy 2.5 times more service over the life of the vehicle,” he says. “they’ll visit dealers three times as much." “Tires are the first defection point,” he adds. “If you ignore them, customers go down the street to a Firestone or a Belle Tire. And they are not coming back.”

With a paid PartsTech Tires Add-on ($45/Month) to your free PartsTech account, you can find parts, and add a set of tires to the work order all on the same screen. Increase your average ticket size and keep customers coming back with PartsTech Tires. Learn more about PartsTech Tires here.

 

6. PartsTech Plugs into many of the Leading Shop Management Systems

Not only does PartsTech work as a standalone, but we've partnered with over 15 shop management systems so that you can build RO's fast without having to jump in between windows or manually key in parts. Build a work order and add parts all on the same screen. Quote jobs faster than ever and sell more service! Does PartsTech integrate with your shop management system? Find out here.

 

Notice the pattern here? Everything about the PartsTech platform is designed to help you increase your profits as a shop. The wrong part, the low-quality part, the late part…you have probably had this happen before. And you probably also remember how much money it cost you in comeback work and bad customer feedback. There’s no money in that.

 

Start using PartsTech today and put us to work to help you grow your bottom line. What are you waiting for?

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