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Rev Parts Management, an ERP solution focused exclusively on the Automotive Aftermarket, is now connected to OnPart, the all-in-one collision connection platform to help parts suppliers drive more sales. Cedar Rapids, IA – Rev Parts Management and OnPart announced the integration allowing Rev Parts’ customers the unique opportunity to connect to the many different collision platforms and Read more…


Effective 10/15/2021, new Partslink data is available for download for existing subscribers. For information on the Partslink program, including market intelligence, and how to subscribe to Partslink, please visit www.autobpa.com/partslink. Partslink Monthly Statistics Partslink is more than just a database of part numbers. Information pertaining to part pricing and supersession are also available to subscribers.


Source: David J. Lynch, Washington Post Administration officials promise a ‘90-day sprint’ to clear a path for cargo President Biden said Wednesday that a new plan to keep a key U.S. port open “24 hours a day, seven days a week” would relieve pressure on an overworked supply chain that has frustrated Americans and blossomed into a Read more…


Group says the change is needed to reduce the availability of potentially deadly counterfeit airbags. The Automotive Anti-Counterfeiting Council, Inc. (A2C2), a leading voice in the fight against counterfeit automotive parts, is urging eBay to halt the sale of all supplemental restraint system (SRS) airbags and components on eBay.com, calling it the only effective way of preventing Read more…


Source: Tony Seskus, Paul Karchut, CBC News Independent garage owners worried about lack of access as computerization grows It’s nearly closing time at AutoNiche in Markham, Ont., but technicians are still hard at work on a repair for the owner of a small sedan. Like a lot of auto repair shops, there are tire-changing machines, compressors and Read more…


October 21 CIECAST Technical Series webinar to highlight changes to CIECA’s second release of the year & new CIECA API Standards initiative Sanford, NC — The Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association (CIECA) announced that its second standards release of the year, the 2021R2, will be available to members on October 20, 2021. As part of CIECA’s Technical Read more…


Multi-Million Dollar Campaign to Build Support for Reforms to Strengthen Consumer Choice, Stop Design Patent Misuse and Promote Competition in the Auto Repair Marketplace WASHINGTON, D.C. – The CAR Coalition, a growing group of independent automotive parts and repair companies, associations and insurers committed to preserving consumer choice and affordable vehicle repair, has launched a multi-million dollar Read more…


After a long two and a half years since the last ABPA Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, ABPA Attendees converged to the Renaissance Hotel located in bustling downtown Nashville. Initially scheduled to be held in Spring 2021, this was a great opportunity for ABPA members to get together, have a great time and participate in an informative business Read more…


Source: Donna Littlejohn, Daily Breeze The plan, dubbed “Accelerate Cargo,” was formulated with input from supply chain stakeholders and the U.S. Department of Transportation, along with both ports, which serve as a national gateway for incoming goods from Asia. The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will expand terminal gate hours for truckers, and nighttime and Read more…


Ed Salamy, Executive Director, ABPA As we enter the final days before the ABPA Meeting in Nashville next week, I want to reach out for a few last moment reminders prior to the meeting. For those attending in person – We will have a smaller meeting as expected with many opting to join us virtually. With that Read more…

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