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Auto Value/Bumper To Bumper Stores And Shops Help Put Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week Over The Top

The Alliance became what is believed to be the first program group to ever the hold its convention in conjunction with the AAPEX and SEMA shows that make up AAIW. Dubbed the Aftermarket Jackpot, the Alliance’s triennial event drew more than 3,800 people from Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper stores and shops.

Automotive Distribution Network Elects New President And Chairman

David Prater has been named president of the group, succeeding Mike Lambert, who retired earlier this year.

Network To Award Five Service Dealers The ‘Ultimate Performance Driving Weekend’

From Oct. 1 to Nov. 30, repair shops that buy from participating Parts Plus distributors and auto stores can earn points for weekly and monthly prizes in addition to entries in the grand-prize drawing for the Ultimate High Performance Driving Weekend, according to Bob Barstow, vice president of marketing for the Network.

Professionals’ Choice Auto Parts—It Pays To Be A Member!

Our successful approach to serving our members has become a great mix of buying power, marketing support, customer loyalty programs and education.

Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Category Management and Branding Skills Create Profound Differentiation with Exclusive National

An “exclusive national brand” is profoundly different than the-run-of-the-mill private label products offered up by other groups. Many private label brands are viewed by technicians as being of lower quality and coming from plants in low-cost countries that have little design innovation behind them. While they are viewed as “appropriate” for many lower value and older applications, they are not viewed by technicians as suitable for the majority of the jobs they perform.

Federated Auto Parts: Celebrating 30 Years – Embracing Change and Respecting Tradition

While both Federated and Pronto headquarters will remain in place and continue to support their respective member’s needs, marketing programs and brands, The Group will move to shared resources in areas that offer efficiencies and improvement opportunities, such as IT and data management, electronic catalog, Co-Man warehouse, national accounts, line commonality and other support programs. Both Federated and Pronto will continue to respect the tradition of each association, while combining efforts to embrace change in order to thrive in an ever-evolving auto care industry.

Pronto Auto Parts Business Tools Ensure Success

Pronto has established strong supplier relationships with leading vendors over the years. Employing a brand strategy developed to meet the needs of today’s ever-changing market, Pronto regularly interviews suppliers, reviews current programs to maintain its position as an industry leader and provides category management expertise to its members. With more than 145 approved brands, Pronto offers shareholders and their customers the quality and variety they demand in today’s competitive auto care industry.

The Network Signs Seventh Parts Plus Mexico Member

Frenos y Embragues de California S.A. de C.V. plans to better serve its customers through the IT solutions available via the Parts Plus Mexico program.