A suite of connectivity and catalog solutions
VAST Commerce is a suite of data products — catalog, labor, specifications, and tire data — and connectivity solutions that enable businesses throughout the automotive tire and servicing supply chain to collaborate and transact online with reduced costs and greater efficiency.
Built on KCS’s OpenWebs ecommerce and Autocat catalog platform, VAST Commerce’s open architecture provides a single solution for all your connectivity requirements - from online inquiries and ordering to secure trading and accounting functions.
What are the benefits to your business?
Autocat: Web-enabled automotive parts catalog
Autocat is a comprehensive electronic auto parts catalog providing direct access to the latest updates from various industry suppliers. Utilizing web technology and the industry ACES and PIES standards, Autocat addresses the need to publish updates quickly and eliminates monthly data maintenance.
- Configurable product categories and sub-categories allow customers to place part types in a logical area — or multiple areas — to ensure visibility and secure potential add-on sale opportunities.
- Autocat offers VIN, Interchange, and Buyers Guide searches, providing multiple methods to identify the correct parts and reduce lost sales.
OpenWebs: Ecommerce solution
OpenWebs offers flexible ecommerce solutions for automotive and tire distributors, wholesalers, and dealers. The software enables businesses throughout the automotive tire and servicing supply chain to collaborate and transact online, 24 hours a day. Connecting with customers, suppliers, or partners online helps to reduce costs, improve efficiency and increase revenues.
- Enable direct connection between customer and supplier systems for reduced costs and greater efficiency.
- Take advantage of 24-hour sales opportunities to build stronger customer relationships and win new business.
An order-entry system specifically designed for tire wholesale dealers offers a unique interface that facilitates quick and easy data input in a user-friendly Windows-based platform.
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