Quality and complete product information to support sales combined with logistical data to streamline our distribution process is a win for both our suppliers and members.
Atlanta, GA (Vocus) April 27, 2010
Edgenet, Inc., a leading provider of product data management, product listings, internet marketing and selling solutions, today announced that Automotive Distribution Network has selected Edgenet’s Big Hammer data services for product information management. Operating under the brands of Parts Plus, IAPA, Auto Pride, Auto Star, CMB, and Network Products, The Automotive Distribution Network is one of the largest and most diverse program groups in the automotive aftermarket.
Tom Frey, Automotive Distribution Network’s Director Information and Technology said, “Quality and complete product information to support sales combined with logistical data to streamline our distribution process is a win for both our suppliers and members.” Tom Frey went on to say, “The Network and Edgenet will work together to make it easier for our suppliers to provide complete, quality content that is absolutely critical to our success. Our goal is to reduce or eliminate the duplication of data efforts across our organization while increasing the quality of the information we receive.”
“The Automotive Distribution Network is a strong addition to the Edgenet Network. This partnership means our automotive aftermarket customers can extend their reach to the Network’s members,” said Joe Czarnecky, Executive Vice President of Edgenet. Czarnecky went on to say “We are always seeking ways to increase value for our suppliers. Adding strong endpoints like Automotive Distribution Network does just that.”
With Edgenet's data services, The Automotive Distribution Network’s suppliers will be able to:
- Save time and money with one central location for acquisition, management, distribution and optimization of product information
- Increase efficiencies by managing logistics, marketing, and private product information in one location
- Eliminate server acquisition and management costs for managing product data and digital assets
- Present consistent quality data every time with progressive data quality measures
The Edgenet Network will provide ADN with the ability to collaborate, collect and share product content from their suppliers with their internal applications and member organizations. The Automotive Distribution Network will use product content to streamline their business processes and bring value to their member organizations.
About Automotive Distribution Network
Automotive Distribution Network is the umbrella organization for four of the premier groups in the automotive aftermarket, Parts Plus, Independent Auto Parts of America, Auto Pride, and CMB Network. The combined strength and stability of these top groups in a Network of over 250 WD locations that service 1500 affiliated auto stores and over 2000 affiliated service centers. In addition, these members support Network Products Warehouse, a member-owned warehouse distribution company located in Somerville, Tennessee. This facility is strategically placed to provide unique products and services exclusively for the members of the Automotive Distribution Network. http://www.networkhq.org/
About Edgenet, Inc.
Edgenet, Inc. is committed to being the highest quality provider of product content management, selling and advertising solutions in the world. Through the Edgenet Network, our customers access a product information ecosystem that ensures the highest quality, most complete set of product content available. Product content is managed by suppliers and distributed from our network to retailers, distributors and media channels.
Suppliers, distributors and retailers of all sizes benefit from a complete software as a service (SaaS) solution where best practice workflow, collaboration, quality assurance and product content delivery come together. Edgenet’s data services, guided selling and advertising solutions are used by top retailers, distributors, media sites and suppliers in the home goods, automotive and sporting goods industries. The Edgenet Network provides unparalleled quality, breadth and value. Learn more about the Edgenet Network at http://www.edgenet.com.