Axalta's ProfitNet Collision Shop Management System now interfaces with OPSTRAX Parts Procurement System
GLEN MILLS, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, announced that its ProfitNetTM collision shop management system now interfaces with Overall Parts Solutions’ (OPS) OPSTRAX parts procurement system.
The new interface is an electronic bridge between ProfitNet and the OPSTRAX system that is designed to save hours of double entry. Ordering, receiving and price monitoring can all occur electronically between ProfitNet and part vendors via the OPSTRAX software.
“This latest parts procurement interface with OPSTRAX is another huge important step in providing cutting edge technology to our customers through our ProfitNet management system,” explained Tom McGarry, Axalta’s Manager of Information Technology Services. “The OPSTRAX interface allows ProfitNet users to quickly search for parts and choose a parts vendor based on price and availability.”
Axalta is dedicated to enhancing the customer experience. ProfitNet’s technology upgrade is designed to help lower shops’ administrative costs by minimizing redundant computer tasks and by providing a management solution that is affordable, easy to use, and communicates with a variety of software including parts procurement, rental car, paint, dealer management and accounting software.
“We are excited about the opportunity to team up with Axalta Coating Systems,” said Nick Bossinakis, OPS Chief Executive Officer. “With the industry rapidly changing each year, there is a need to streamline the parts procurement process and create efficiencies. This partnership allows us to achieve that goal and create value at the shop and parts supplier level.”
About Overall Parts Solutions:
Overall Parts Solutions (OPS), a Texas based company, developed OPSTRAX to allow repair facilities to procure all parts needed for repair in a unique, streamlined interface. OPS has been involved with parts procurement and supply chain management in the industry for nearly two decades. Currently, OPS’ technologies are utilized throughout North America with the top Multi-shop Operators (MSOs), independent repair facilities, and dealer groups. OPS was the first in the industry committed to providing a single platform for all parts types. OPS prides itself in producing robust and interoperable solutions for the collision repair industry.
Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. From light OEM vehicles, automotive refinish and commercial vehicles to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer. With more than 145 years of experience in the coatings industry, the 12,000 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 120,000 customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. For more information visit axaltacoatingsystems.com and follow us @axalta on twitter.
Source: Axalta Coating Systems
Released January 8, 2015