According to Sandt, who inked the deal on behalf of the IADMA, member-dealers will be able to access NAPA's inventory of automotive parts, accessories, tools and equipment through its electronic procurement system, or if the dealers prefer, NAPA still provides traditional procurement services via a salesperson or the telephone for 'hot-shot' delivery.
NAPA offers IADMA members the ability to access parts at competitive prices and to increase the potential service revenue from non-franchised vehicles their customers drive," Sandt said.
IADMA members can sign up for NAPA's services through the Member Service Provider section of the IADMA's Web site at www.
In stark contrast to the hefty monthly fees commonly associated with lead-generating web sites, IADMA members receive unlimited closed sales from DriveOff.
The response from dealers attending NADA speaks to the importance of an organization like the IADMA," said Rod Couts, executive director of the IADMA.
Membership in the IADMA is open to franchised dealers nationwide.
com," said Rodney Couts, executive director of the IADMA
com also represents a dramatic leap forward for the IADMA dealer-base.
com, IADMA dealers will have a powerful tool to attract and retain loyal Internet customers," said Allan Stejskal, vice president of e-business for ADP Dealer Services.
com generates revenue through a monthly marketing fee and per-customer processing fees paid by the IADMA
Rather than putting auto dealers at the mercy of Internet web sites, the IADMA is designed to give dealers the power to successfully incorporate true automotive e-commerce into their dealership.
Rod's reputation in the industry and experience at the NVLA will be a tremendous asset to the IADMA.