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The FinditParts Blog

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Building Trust with Customers through Transaction Visibility and Transparency

by David Seewack on November 16, 2022

What a lot of the support that businesses need boils down to is transparency. In fast-paced and often time-sensitive transportation operations, in particular, the costs of being uninformed can be high. read more

Category: E-commerce, Logistics, Supply Chain

How an effective parts supply approach helps fleets improve driver retention

by David Seewack on November 14, 2022

As the lingering effects from the pandemic continue to compound supply chain disruptions, the commercial truck driver shortage remains high on the list of industry and government concerns. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, annual truck driver turnover rates among large, long-haul carriers exceed 90% while smaller trucking companies ... read more

Category: E-commerce, Logistics, Supply Chain

The Ideal Online Seller of Heavy-Duty Parts

by David Seewack on May 30, 2022

The hallmark of a good online parts seller is the depth and breadth of their inventory. read more

Category: E-commerce, Logistics, Supply Chain

Supply Chain Woes And Parts Acquisition Strategies

by David Seewack on May 23, 2022

These potential shortages are going to add even more stress to an already overburdened supply chain and will have ramifications all the way down to the distributor, repair garage and even fleet level. read more

Category: E-commerce, Logistics, Supply Chain

What to look for from an online parts seller

by David Seewack on May 16, 2022

A combination of changing buying patterns in people’s personal lives, supply chain disruptions and the COVID-19 pandemic have made it increasingly difficult for fleets to find the parts they need to keep their trucks on the road. Fleets who have traditionally purchased parts from local dealers and distributors have had ... read more

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Finding The Right Part Is As Easy As PIES

by David Seewack on May 9, 2022

The heavy-duty Product Information Exchange Standard (PIES) provide information on things like product attributes, dimensions, product descriptions, country of origin, pricing and more. read more

Category: E-commerce, Logistics, Supply Chain

Data shows fleets moving outside traditional channels to find parts

by David Seewack on May 2, 2022

Sourcing parts is one of the top three challenges respondents to a survey indicated they are facing. The other two issues are hiring technicians and inefficiencies in repair. Conducted by Fullbay, TMC and MOTOR, the 2021-2022 State of Heavy-Duty Repair report provides insights, trends and benchmarks about the maintenance of ... read more

Category: E-commerce, Logistics, Supply Chain

Let’s be frenemies

by David Seewack on April 25, 2022

On the surface it might seems as if brick-and-mortar truck parts distributors and online entities should be sworn enemies. But, the reality is that online parts sellers can be a powerful tool to help traditional parts distributors meet their customers’ needs. read more

Category: E-commerce, Logistics, Supply Chain

Rising Parts Costs Make Strategic Sourcing Critical

by David Seewack on April 18, 2022

The increased cost of parts means that it is more important than ever to buy smart to ensure you are getting the parts you need when and where you need them. read more

Category: E-commerce, Logistics, Supply Chain

VMRS Can Help Fleets Understand Their Parts Needs

by David Seewack on April 11, 2022

By analyzing VMRS coded maintenance and repair data, fleets gain insights into what parts they are replacing or repairing and how frequently. read more

Category: Trucking, E-commerce, Logistics, Transportation, Transportation Industry