Who You Gonna Call?
Your trucks rely on quality parts that are backed up by a guarantee from a reputable company. At first glance, this may seem simple enough to find. But when you are considering which supplier you want to use to give your fleet the quality parts it needs, you need to look for a few key factors that will give you a much higher chance for success. Read on to learn about three things you should consider when looking for a company to give your trucks exactly what they need to stay safe and operational.
1) Look for a company that comes highly recommended
Like so many other things in life, making a choice like this is all about who you know. If you want to find a quality company that supplies the parts you need at the right price, start asking around. A great place to start is other companies in your industry, or groups that have some of the same needs that your fleet has. Learning which companies they recommend – or warn against – can go a long way in helping you make a decision.
Once you have a few choices, do your own research. Most reputable parts distributors will have a website with client testimonials, along with a presence on social media platforms where you can read what actual clients have to say about their experience. Even just typing the company name into a search engine will help you glean a better understanding of how they conduct business and treat their clients.
2) Look for a company that backs their products
The truth is that you have a lot of options when it comes to finding parts for your fleet. But not all distributors are equally qualified to provide your fleet with its most essential needs. That’s why you need to look for a company that stands by the products and services it offers, because it means that they not only believe in what they are selling to you, but they are prepared to work with you in the event that you need replacements or repairs.
Before you decide to work with a company for your fleet’s parts, find out what type of guarantee they offer with their products. Again, their level of confidence in what they sell can determine your level of confidence in how well they will work with you. The better the guarantee, the higher the odds that you won’t ever need to call it in.
3) Look for a company that keeps up with technology and market trends
Your fleet is moving forward, and you need to partner with a parts supplier that is prepared to move forward with you. This means that you need to look for a company that is keeping up with technology trends, and knows the latest information about industry standards and latest methods for meeting them.
It’s also key to find a place that is on top of current trends in your industry. While you will certainly serve as an expert consultant in this capacity, a quality parts provider will already have their own research in place to keep you informed and their own team educated on the next best steps for your fleet.
You know better than anyone what your fleet needs – which means you can tell if a company is the right choice to supply parts for your trucks. Do your research, find recommendations, and work with a company that holds itself to the same levels of excellence that you do.
For over 25 years, Automann® has evolved into a leader in the heavy-duty aftermarket truck and trailer parts. With strategic locations across the United States and Canada, Automann® offers a wide variety of products, ranging from air brake and wheel components to steering products, and everything in between. The Automann® brand on your part means you will benefit from the highest levels of quality, service, and value every day. Being “Automann Assured®” means committing to a simple, streamlined ordering process, including superb catalogs, rapid turnaround time, and professional, knowledgeable customer service. Find out how your trucks can benefit from being Automann Assured® today: www.automann.com.