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MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers’ BMC to Host Summer Meeting

The Brake Manufacturers Council meeting will be held on May 31, in Naples, Florida.

Overcoming Supply Chain Issues in Today’s World

Many legislative and environmental mandates have affected the collision repair industry over the last decade. To comply with such mandates, vehicle manufacturers continue to design vehicles with increasingly advanced electronics, ranging from Advanced Driver Assistance Systems that increase safety, helping people with everything from parking to driving, to the recent push for electric vehicles. They’ve

Inventory Shortages Keep Pushing Consumers To Used Vehicles

According to Experian, 61.78% of all vehicle financing in Q2 2022 was for used vehicles, up from 58.48% in Q2 2021.

The Changing Vehicle-Ownership Cycle

Repairs that once would send people running to the dealership are now acceptable investments for vehicle owners.

Supply Chain Issues Drag On

Although demand for new vehicles has bounced back, microchips are in short supply.

Supply Chain Disruptions
AASA Webinar Series To Focus On Supply Chain Issues

The first session, scheduled for Aug. 4, is “Aftermarket Supply Chain: The Next 18 Months.”

Advance Names 2020 Supply Chain Vendor Award Winners

Advance’s supply chain partners served a vital role, creating innovative solutions and implementing key strategic initiatives during a year unlike any other.

AutoZone Recognizes Top-Performing Vendors

Each vendor was selected for demonstrating exceptional collaboration, innovation and commitment to customer satisfaction throughout the last year.

O’Reilly Names Standard Motor Products 2018 Supplier of the Year

SMP received the prestigious award during the O’Reilly Leadership Conference in Dallas.

Retiring AutoZone EVP Bill Graves Led Company’s Entry into Brazil

Graves joined AutoZone in 1993 after leaving the U.S. Army.

AutoZone Vendor Summit Celebrates Accomplishments, Contributions Of Top Suppliers

The parts retailer selected each company for demonstrating exceptional collaboration, innovation and commitment to customer satisfaction throughout the last year.

GM Recognizes Brake Parts Inc For Performance, Quality, Innovation

This is the second time that McHenry, Illinois-based Brake Parts Inc has received a GM Supplier of the Year award.