launches parts e-commerce platform

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March 29, 2012— on Thursday announced the launch of, a free parts e-commerce platform for collision repair facilities in the U.S. and Canada. is a marketplace that allows collision repair facilities to list parts they have on hand for sale or trade to other collision repair facilities, according to Steven Siessman, president of Shops are also able to publish parts wish lists. Parts suppliers or other collision repair facilities can view shops’ wish lists and submit offers to the repairer either through email or the website.

“We are excited to be able to facilitate the communications between collision users of parts and those that wish to provide them. Parts such as assemblies that are still usable but not returnable, uniside assemblies that are only partially used, or parts that weren't returned for whatever reason and are in shops’ parts rooms can be made available to other repairers,” Siessman said. “Collision repairers are able to increase competition for their parts business by publishing their parts requirements on, making them visible to more sources of parts without the need of contacting individual parts suppliers themselves.”

Siessman said users of the portal can access directly through that website.

For more information, visit

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