We can think of a lot of times when the lowest price is the best choice … airline tickets, soap, gasoline (cellphone provider?).
At the same time, you probably do not want the cheapest heart surgeon anymore than you’d want the cheapest sushi, or two-for-one parachutes.
We’d add the cheapest repair parts to that second list. Sure, price is important. It’s just as…Continue
Posted on April 27, 2011 at 1:45am
So one of the questions we’re asking ourselves around here lately is, Should the auction companies allow in unregistered buyers?
Of course many of these unregistered folks are not — repeat, not — exactly disposing of vehicles in an ethical, environmentally conscious fashion.…Continue
Posted on April 21, 2011 at 3:18pm
Pleased to meet you, State Farm. This seems like it could be a dream date since CollisionWeek just told us you’re back in the market for a partner. “We are looking for something that is robust enough to take care of all the parts,”CollisionWeek heard you say.
What luck! APU Solutions manages a web-based parts exchange platform calledPartsNetwork that…Continue
Posted on April 13, 2011 at 9:19pm
If you walk into any Wal-Mart in the U.S., you’ll see that they present all the products that they sell in the same way. They all have consistent price tags. They all pass a certain threshold of quality. They’re organized into sections.
Closer to home, walk into any OEM parts dealer and you’ll see the same thing, everything’s represented the same. It makes it easy for the customer to find things. But most importantly, it creates for the customer that special intangible thing that…Continue
Posted on April 7, 2011 at 11:25am — 3 Comments