AutoZone, America’s leading retailer and a leading distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories, announces that it has formed a technology partnership with DST, Inc., to provide AutoZone commercial customers with best -in-class electronic ordering solution. DST is an IBM® Business Partner and leading provider of automotive eBusiness solutions.
According to Stan Gowisnock, DST president and chief executive officer, the company’s TurboParts® next generation eCommerce solution will enable nearly any connected local, regional or national repair business, fleet operation or public sector customer to significantly reduce the time required to identify, locate, order and receive repair parts from AutoZone. TurboParts® also offers a new way for commercial customers to electronically check AutoZone parts availability and prices, as well as place an order through leading shop management systems, including Mitchell SE, Turboshop, and many others.
“AutoZone is committed to improving the productivity of its customers through development of easy-to-use electronic ordering tools into solutions that customer’s use everyday to manage their business. This exciting new online ordering solution brings our extensive local and regional inventories of quality branded products directly to the customer’s desktop, which saves time by eliminating the need to use a paper catalog or pick up the phone,” said Larry Roesel, senior vice president of AutoZone Commercial.
“We are excited to partner with AutoZone to provide their customers with the one of the fastest, easiest electronic ordering tools available,” Gowisnock said. “TurboParts® will enhance AutoZone’s current eCommerce capabilities, increasing supply chain efficiency and helping ensure the continued growth and success for AutoZone and its commercial customers.”