Rye Brook, New York August 16, 2011 - WHI Solutions has announced that an Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance group member will be replacing its existing POS solution with PartsWatch, the industry’s leading On Demand Store Management System, at each of its 73 corporate store locations and is recommending the same for its independent jobbers.
"Having a modern, efficient Store Management system is critical as we scale up our business," said Dennis Gregory, COO/CFO of Automotive Parts Headquarters. "We believe PartsWatch provides opportunities to significantly improve not only our customer service and sales results, but our store operations as well. The solution is comprehensive, easy to use and quick to deploy. We’ve worked closely with WHI over the past several months to ensure a successful rollout across our enterprise. The excellent teamwork between APH and WHI has been crucial to the success of this project"
“APH is a leader and innovator in the Aftermarket, so this is an exciting opportunity to help increase market share, sales and profitability for one of the prominent independent auto parts sellers in the industry” said Scott Robertson, VP of Sales of WHI Solutions.
PartsWatch Distribution Management is a turnkey solution for a parts business looking to upgrade their system. Complete with GUI Point of Sale, eCatalog, eCommerce, Purchasing, Inventory Management, Order Fulfillment, Pricing, Automated Backups, support, and more. Powerful components, tightly integrated, mean you can run your business in real time and make the right business decisions. PartsWatch is also the only system that can provide you with up to the minute information from each of your suppliers, including availability and pricing; allowing ordering right from your desktop. Single and multi-store locations, buying groups, and corporate stores all benefit from Nexpart's market leading functionality.
About WHI Solutions
WHI Solutions is the leading provider of On Demand eBusiness Solutions to the Automotive and Heavy Truck Industries. Over 1,600 customers benefit from WHI’s real-time, multitenant architecture. WHI’s eCommerce, eCatalog and Distribution Management applications (www.whisolutions.com) have revolutionized the way companies collaborate and communicate with their customers, including:
· Nexpart for B2B, B2C and eBay eCommerce
· Distribution Management for Warehouse & Store and Point of Sale
· eCatalog for electronic parts fitment & integrated service dealer data for over 39,000 North American Vehicles including Canada and Mexico.
About Automotive Parts Headquarters
Automotive Parts Headquarters, Inc. (APH) is a third generation family- and employee-owned aftermarket auto parts distributor serving Auto Value parts stores in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and Michigan. APH was established in 1920 in Minneapolis as National Bushing & Parts Company. In 1972, the Company relocated to St. Cloud, Minnesota. APH joined the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance in 1986. Today, with its network of 73 corporate stores and 37 independent stores, APH is consistently ranked in the top 20 auto parts store chains according to Aftermarket Business magazine. The Company employs more than 700 team members. Visit www.autopartshq.com for more information.
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