PRODUCT STRATEGY

The Network Product Department focuses on providing a well-defined strategy that arms our members and their customers with the most relevant parts coverage. By leveraging pricing, inventory control, sourcing, purchasing and warehouse operations, we deliver brand-driven products that address the high demands technicians require. Our product team emphasizes on First-to-Market lines and conducts annual program reviews and line analysis which allows for opportunistic buys. The Network works with many different vendors which increase our opportunity for savings.

Network Member Warehouse Distributors provide valuable "street intelligence" that enables us to better understand the ever-changing market conditions, product innovations, pricing and quality control that are required in today’s industry. Utilizing this information, the product team works diligently with manufacturer partners to offer the most effective purchasing, marketing, promotional and training programs, while ensuring the highest-quality products and services.

TOOLS & EQUIPMENT CATALOG

Our quarterly T&E catalog concentrates on service, repair and replacement parts which feature the most recognized professional shop products in the industry.

Product Objectives:

  • First to Market
  • Annual Program Reviews
  • Category Line Analysis
  • Cataloging
  • Market Intelligence
  • Service Dealer Preferred Brands
  • Inventory Modeling
  • Opportunistic Buys
  • Private-Label Products
  • Up-to-Date Policy Changes
Network Products Warehouse
Network Products Warehouse

Our central distribution center is a member-owned facility that stocks hard-to-buy, hard-to-source, special-purchase opportunities and nameplate product lines.

STRATEGIC PARTNERS

Standard Motor Products

Standard Motor Products

Founded in 1919 as a partnership with Elias Fife and Ralph Van Allen and incorporated in 1926. SMP employs over 4,400 and generates over a billion dollars in net sales, operating in more than 25 facilities around the world.

  • ACI
  • BWD
  • Hayden
  • Four Seasons
  • Original Engine Management
  • Pro Source
  • Standard Ignition
DRiV

DRiV™

DRiV™ is a unique company with a foundation that reaches from the Model T to the Model E, and includes 31 of the best known, respected and enduring aftermarket brands including MOOG®, Monroe® Wagner®, Fel-Pro®, Champion®, and National®. We are driven to elevate the ride experience through technology and high performance solutions, delivering innovation, quality and unparalleled service to our customers.

  • Beck Arnley
  • Champion Batteries, Filters, Spark Plugs
  • Fel Pro
  • Ferodo
  • Jurid
  • Monroe Brakes
  • Monroe Ride Control
  • Moog Chassis
  • National Oil Seals
  • Optima Batteries
  • Quick Steer
  • Wagner Brake
  • Wagner Lighting
  • Walker Exhaust

PREFERRED SUPPLIERS

AMS Automotive

AMS Automotive

Preferred category: Clutch
Headquartered in Fenton, MO, AMS has been a high quality, customer focused, ISO certified aftermarket supplier for over 30 years. Categories include automotive & heavy-duty clutches, lift supports, and power sport batteries.

  • New Generation
  • RhinoPac
  • World Car
BBB Industries

BBB Industries

Preferred categories: Rotating Electrical, Power Steering & Calipers
After acquiring and consolidating multiple companies, including Remy, BBB provides new or remanufactured starters, alternators, brake calipers, steering gear, pumps or rack & pinion assembly meeting or exceeding OE fit and function.

  • Endurance
  • Genco
  • New Advantage
  • Platinum
  • Superior
  • Superior 1
  • Wilson HD
  • NuGeon
  • Vision-OE
Denso

Denso Corporation

Preferred category: Oxygen Sensors
Established in 1949, Denso is a global automotive components manufacturer headquartered in the city of Kariya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. Denso supplies a wide range of products and systems as a Tier 1 supplier trusted by the world’s automotive manufacturers.

  • Denso
East Penn Manufacturing

East Penn Manufacturing

Preferred category: Batteries
Started by the Breidegam family in 1946. Karl Gasche joined in 1947 and the DEKA brand was born. East Penn Manufacturing is one of the world’s leading battery manufacturers with over 8,000 employees, 450 product designs, and hundreds of awards for manufacturing and environmental excellence.

  • East Penn
GMB North America

GMB North America

Preferred category: Water Pumps
Founded in 1943, GMB is one of the largest manufacturers of OE and Aftermarket automotive products. Known for their manufacturing quality with universal joints, water pumps, and tensioner and idler bearings. Additional categories include fan clutches, wheel hub assemblies, fuel pumps, and timing belt kits with water pumps.

  • GMB
Motorcar Parts of America

Motorcar Parts of America

Preferred category: Rotating Electrical
Located in Torrance, CA, MPA was founded in 1968. Employs over 3,000 employees in 8 locations, across 4 countries and 2 continents. Product categories include new and remanufactured starters, alternators, master cylinders, hub assemblies and bearings, brake power boosters, and turbochargers.

  • Pure Energy
  • Quality Built
SACHS

SACHS

Preferred category: Clutch
German manufacturer of automotive parts, producing powertrain and suspension components. Every year, there are more than 10 million new vehicles equipped with SACHS dampers and shock absorbers.

  • Sachs
SKF

SKF

Preferred category: Hub Bearings
Founded in 1907 in Gothenburg, Sweden, SKF is the world’s largest bearing manufacturer employing 44,000 people in 17,000 distributor locations encompassing 130 countries. Categories include bearings, seals, lubrication and lubrication systems, maintenance products, mechatronics products, power transmission products, and condition monitoring systems.

  • SKF
Spectra Premium

Spectra Premium

Preferred category: Fuel Pumps
Privately held company headquartered in Boucherville, Quebec, Canada, SPI employs more than 1,300 specializing in the design, manufacturing and distribution of cooling systems, fuel delivery, ignition and engine management, climate control, and under car components for both light and heavy duty vehicles.

  • Spectra Premium
Timken

Timken

Preferred category: Hubs Bearings
Founded in 1898, Henry Timken obtained a patent for a roller bearing and was incorporated in 1899. Headquartered in Canton, OH, Timken posted $3.6 billion in sales in 2018 and employs more than 18,000 operating in 35 countries.

  • Timken