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Automotive & Industrial Equipment


The automotive industry designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells motor vehicles, and is one of the world's most important economic sectors by revenue. The term automotive industry usually does not include industries dedicated to automobiles after delivery to the customer, such as repair shops and motor fuel filling stations.



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Automotive & Industrial Equipment Distribution Software Directory

Activant: Activant Distribution Suite
Automotive Aftermarket/Heavy-Duty Truck and Trailer
Activant pioneered I.T. for the aftermarket in the 1970s and is the only company that develops and delivers a comprehensive suite of solutions for each step in the aftermarket supply chain. Learn more...
Advanced Distribution Partners
Advanced Distribution Partners: Advanced Distribution Microsoft Dynamics® AX
Auto Parts
In the Automotive industry, you simply can’t afford to be caught short on inventory. The sheer number of vehicles or auto parts involved in a single transaction can be in the tens of thousands. You require vehicle software that oversees your inventory with precision. Advanced Distribution Software gives you instant access to a current view of your inventory. Search by make, model or stock number and manage the movement of inventory across locations. Along with access to detailed reports, your staff will be empowered to synchronize dealer demand with product availability. Learn more...
Blue Ridge
Blue Ridge: CLARITY Replenish
Automotive Distribution
CLARITY helps you Control your costs, as well as your inventory! Today, companies need to forecast when product needs to be brought in, as well as how much product to bring in...far ahead of the actual demand. CLARITY drives this process of managing the inventory by understanding customer demand and guides companies to maximize their ability to increase fill-rates, while at the same time reducing or delaying unneeded inventory. Reducing inventory risk by managing the buying process allows you to better control your inventory costs and free up cash to meet your long-range goals, such as commercial sales, special programs and market-grabbing promotional opportunities. Learn more...
Demand Management, Inc.
Demand Management, Inc.: Demand Solutions
Service Parts
Adapting Demand Solutions to your Service Parts supply issues ensures strategic management of after-sales service for mission- critical products. Strengthening the relationships with your suppliers and enabling flexible processes shortens response time, turning a "necessary evil" into a reliable profit center. Learn more...
VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.)
VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.): S2K Enterprise Software
Advanced Planning & Scheduling
VAI’s S2K Enterprise for Automotive is an automotive software solution designed to meet the new and pressing challenges faced by today’s automotive leaders: rising customer expectations, emerging technologies and intensifying competitive pressures. Success depends on finding new ways to create value and distribute the value benefits. Learn more...