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Team PRP embraces eProcurement but not PartsTrader program

Denver—After conducting an extensive survey of its members across the U.S., Team PRP (Premium Recycled Parts) has fully endorsed the use of eProcurement mechanisms to automate and add efficiency to the procurement of OEM recycled auto parts. However, Team PRP cannot endorse the PartsTrader program in its present configuration.

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
Denver—After conducting an extensive survey of its members across the U.S., Team PRP (Premium Recycled Parts) has fully endorsed the use of eProcurement mechanisms to automate and add efficiency to the procurement of OEM recycled auto parts. However, Team PRP cannot endorse the PartsTrader...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
Washington, D.C.—The use of illegal counterfeit automotive parts is increasing in the U.S, creating public safety concerns, according to experts at the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (NIPRCC), which is led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE)...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
Washington, D.C.—The Government Accountability Office (GAO) will soon initiate an update of its 1990 study, “NHTSA Should Resume its Support of State Periodic Inspection Programs,” at the request of Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), due to the advocacy efforts of the Motor &...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
Rochester, N.Y.—More than 150 remanufacturing industry leaders gathered at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, N.Y., for the MERA-Golisano Conference and World Reman Summit, Sept. 24-26. “Our goal is to deliver insight and networking opportunities that our attendees will...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
Madison, Ind.—Forward Lift has made several upgrades to its 14,000-pound capacity CR14 four-post lift to improve operator ergonomics and lift durability. The improvements add rise height and include new lifting components and a stronger finish. “As vehicles evolve, the equipment used to...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
Seattle—When consumers search for cars, parts or auto services on their mobile phones and call up a dealership, one in six times their call doesn’t get answered, meaning dealerships lose out on scores of potentially high-margin leads just by failing to answer the phone, according to new...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
I-CAR announced that two new courses are available to refinish technicians: “Refinish Materials and Application Blending (REF08e)” and “Color Theory, Mixing Toners, and Tinting (REF09).” These courses are available now and have replaced “Color Theory, Application,...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
Prosser, Wash.—The collision repair industry benefits from accessibility to clear and concise documentation regarding processes and procedures that are necessary to produce warrantable repairs. In July, the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) issued a request to automotive refinish...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
Glen Mills, Penn.—Axalta Coatings Systems announced that its ProfitNet Collision Shop Management System is now interfaced with Dealertrack Technologies Dealer Management System (DMS). ProfitNet is a software program designed to measure and manage all aspects of the collision repair business....
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
La Vergne, Tenn.—As vehicle design trends are evolving in response to CAFE standards, it will result in stiffer suspension systems and higher tire inflation pressures, which will ultimately affect vibration sensitivity and ride-quality comebacks, said Kevin Keefe, vice president of marketing...
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