Société d'assurance automobile du Québec
Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) April 30, 2009
iCongo, Inc., a leading provider of e-commerce and cross-channel systems, today announced that Lecavalier Auto Parts has gone live with the world's first online retailer for recycled auto parts using iCongo's e-commerce platform. The million dollar collaborative effort is expected to provide consumers with savings up to 50% of the cost of new auto parts, a welcome savings in times of economic uncertainty.
iCongo's e-commerce platform equips Lecavalier with a full-featured, easy-to-manage, branded online storefront complete with order management and fulfillment for customers to easily place parts orders, obtain detailed and up-to-date product and order information and receive enhanced customer service--including the scheduling of parts installations through Lecavalier's certified shops and special tools for insurance companies, which are the largest consumers of recycled parts.
"Creating a storefront with more than 100,000 recycled auto parts comes with its own unique challenges," said Christian Ayotte, vice president of Professional Services for iCongo. "Each auto part has different mileage, specifications and warranties that have to be catalogued along with photos and descriptions for inclusion in the store."
"We continue to work closely with iCongo to provide our customers with the detailed product information they need to make an educated decision about purchasing recycled auto parts," said André Savard, co-owner of Lecavalier. "It is important for us to make sure that our online inventory is easy to navigate and that the purchasing and installation process for these items meets customer needs and expectations for quality and convenience."
Lecavalier's warranty-guaranteed recycled auto parts come from more than 12,000 vehicles purchased from major insurance companies and auction sales.
Lecavalier was founded 67 years ago and is the largest auto part recycling business in Canada, employing 175 people in three recycling centers: Sainte-Sophie (in the Laurentians), Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu (in the Montérégie) and St-Apollinaire (in Quebec) as well as a service center located in Cumberland to service the Outaouais and Ontario areas.
Lecavalier Auto Parts is a founding member of the "Association des recycleurs de pièces automobiles et de camions, APRAC," the only association recognized by the "Société d'assurance automobile du Québec" and the Quebec insurance companies. As well, Lecavalier is the only recycling company accredited by the APA (Association pour la protection des Automobilistes) and is a member of the CAA. http://www.lecavalier.com.
About iCongo Inc.
iCongo, Inc. is a leading developer of e-business systems and software that enable companies to effectively and efficiently transact business over the Internet. iCongo's solutions include B2C and B2B e-commerce systems, retail cross-channel systems and a comprehensive suite of Internet marketing applications. iCongo is recognized by Forrester Research as a Strong Performer in their evaluation of the top 10 enterprise class B2C e -commerce platform vendors in the world. RIS News recently named iCongo as one of the "Companies to Watch" in 2009. iCongo's clients include many world-renowned retailers and brands. Please visit us at http://www.icongo.com.
André Savard, Lecavalier Auto Parts (1-888-444-3344 ext. 1266)
Philippe Fugère, Lecavalier Auto Parts (1-888-444-3344 ext. 1240)
Christian Ayotte, iCongo (1-888-944-2664 ext. 220)