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Building an Auto Parts Business

December 26th, 2009 Labelle Chevrolet 257 comments
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Building an Auto Parts Business




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When one starts any kind of business he or she needs to think not only about the ramifications and consequences of doing so, but also about the main part of the business plan that he or she will be sticking to. The same goes if you would like to start an auto parts business, and there are many dilemmas and decisions that you may run into along the way that you’ll have to consider and make. However, starting an auto parts business doesn’t have to be that big of a job, especially if one already knows a little bit about the business in the first place. It’s very true that starting up an auto parts business can be a very lucrative business opportunity, but it may be a little difficult if he or she has no experience with cars whatsoever. Nevertheless, here are some important guidelines to remember about starting this type of a business:

#1: Keep a List

This isn’t Christmastime and one should probably check this list over more than twice, but keeping a list of the auto parts that one has in stock in his or her warehouse is absolutely crucial in this type of a business. Many people usually turn to third-party stores that carry the types of auto parts that they need. A few examples of these types of stores are AutoZone, NAPA, as well as various other hardware stores that can be found. You can bet that all of these companies have lists that they started in order to keep track of the auto parts that they’re selling and the ones that they are also stocking. Although it’s not necessary to write this type of a list down by hand, it is definitely worthwhile to keep everything in a database on a computer’s hard drive so that it will always be easily accessible.

#2: Memorize Your Auto Parts

There are also customers who will come in your store from time to time who have no idea what they’re looking for. On the other hand, someone may know the job that they want to do to their car, but won’t have a clue as to what auto parts that they’ll need to get the job done. This is where memorization comes in. You will want to memorize that auto parts that you currently have, but you’ll also want to know which auto parts are required for which types of repair jobs so that you will be more valuable to your customers.

#3: Stock more than just Auto Parts

A third thing that one should take upon themselves to do is to stock more than just auto parts in their business. Even though the majority of the time there will be individuals who will be real quick at choosing the parts that they need, there are always those who will browse the whole store and see what you’ve got for sale. Business owners can

Reusing Your Old Auto Parts

December 26th, 2009 Labelle Chevrolet 274 comments
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Reusing Your Old Auto Parts




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Have you ever had an automobile die on you? Perhaps you have had an old automobile that you own just quit running for some reason or another and you may have been a little worried at how you will be able to afford your next car or get to work the next morning. There are definitely a whole plethora of issues that arise from the situation of a spontaneously non-working car, but you may be surprised to find out that the auto parts inside the non-running car may actually be able to help you. Indeed, there are many ways in which one can reuse their old auto parts , and here are some of the ways to go about doing so:

New Vehicle

If your car has just died and you were forced to buy another used car that may or may not be running then you are absolutely able to reuse the old auto parts that you have from your old car into this new used car that was purchased. For example, if the new used car that was purchased only has a bad alternator, but the alternator in the non-running car was in perfect condition then there could easily be an exchange of auto parts between the two cars. Of course, this goes for any other scenario in which you may need your old auto parts for the current automobile that you have.

In fact, keeping your old auto parts may be the best thing that one can do just in case something were to happen to the current car that they have. Automobiles quit running for various reasons all the time, but having old auto parts as backup ammunition is a good way to stay safe and protected!

Giving Them Away

Another way that one can reuse their old auto parts is by giving them away to someone else who can easily use them. For example, assuming that a car just broke down and the car’s owner then went out and purchased a brand new automobile then chances are that the brand new automobile will not need any spare auto parts just in case it breaks down. If this is the case, there will always be individuals and handymen and women who will always be gracious to receive the old auto parts . Furthermore, you may be able to let the auto parts go at an auto repair shop. Repair shops definitely do have a need for these types of things. All in all, though, giving away your auto parts is definitely a smart thing to do.

Another reason that you should continue to reuse your old auto parts, though, is because it is so much better for the environment to deal with. Consider and think about that when you drop your auto parts at a recycling

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