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Cecil Bullard – Parts Pricing in the Age of Online Parts Sellers [FTR 089]

Cecil Bullard is President of the Institute for Automotive Business Excellence. He is a trainer and business coach in the automotive aftermarket working closely with service professionals.

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Institute for Automotive Business Excellence website.

 

Talking Points:

  • Re-thinking parts margins based on pricing transparency from online parts sellers
  • He doesn’t like the strategy that we need to re-think how we
  • Consider what your parts and equipment suppliers do for you.
    • Local availability
    • Training
    • Support of local and regional events
  • We need to dictate how we run our business not the other way around
    • We have a lot invested in our shops
  • Don’t let the online market to influence how you run your business
  • If you buy parts from an online supplier you are helping them and hurting yourself

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About the author, Carm Capriotto, AAP

Carm is the founder and host of the Remarkable Results Radio Podcast; the only one of its type in the automotive aftermarket. Carm calls on his 35 years’ experience in the aftermarket to bring engaging stories from his guests.

Listen to raw, unfiltered, honest, and sincere stories that include insights, trends, best practices and expertise. Each interview brings an opportunity to learn one new thing through the stories of personal achievement. Many podcast guests tell their story of transformation from working in their business to working on it.

As host, Carm uses his enthusiasm and passion for the aftermarket especially the service sector to take his listeners on a journey showcasing successful service professionals’ path to Remarkable Results. He also enjoys interviews with aftermarket industry thought leaders who bring their industry perspectives to his listener.

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