VW Selects OEConnection as Parts Procurement Partner
May 29, 2014—Volkswagen Group of America has chosen RepairLink as its parts-ordering solution for the automaker’s network of U.S. wholesale parts dealerships and their independent repair facility (IRF) customers, according to a release from OEConnection LLC, maker of RepairLink.
The agreement allows VW to promote its mechanical parts wholesale channel through RepairLink.
RepairLink is an internet-based, all-makes-and-models parts-ordering and fulfillment product. It offers a rules-based pricing engine and other technology capable of automating and managing an OEM’s wholesale parts marketing program—from identifying eligible parts and presenting discount opportunities at the transactional level, to instantly validating the sale and compiling real-time data program wide.
“We are excited and pleased to be working with Volkswagen Group of America to provide their U.S. dealerships and IRFs with a better parts ordering and fulfillment experience,” said Ron Coill, Sr. vice president of OEConnection. “As a result of our exclusive technology, which is designed to help both buyers and sellers increase efficiencies and improve margins, RepairLink is used by almost 25,000 repairers today to purchase OE parts.”
The implementation of the system will begin this summer.