Genuine vs. Grey Market Parts: How Manufacturers Can Win

The legality of grey market parts continues to be blurry. Several court cases in recent years have ruled both in favor and against the original equipment manufacturer (OEM), leading to no clear resolutions on how to successfully navigate and fight against the grey market and its negative implications. The grey market continues to be a […]

Syncron + Brother: Improving Equipment Uptime to Deliver Superior Service

It’s official! Brother Industries, Ltd., a multinational manufacturer of print and imaging equipment, machine tools and industrial and home sewing machines, has joined the Syncron family. By choosing Syncron InventoryTM for its ease-of-use and ROI potential, Brother’s Machinery Business division aims to eliminate manual processes and improve the overall service experience. Their ultimate goal? To […]

Want to Grow Dealership Profits? Focus on Automotive Spare Parts Inventory Management

From the recession to the present, dealerships have depended heavily on service and parts departments to drive profitability. In 2014 alone, total parts sales amounted to $50.6B, with service and parts accounting for a whopping 11.4% of those total dealership sales dollars. But while many dealerships focus on new and used vehicle inventory optimization, aftermarket parts […]