Mitchell to Integrate with OEC for Parts Procurement Solution
Oct. 17, 2017—Mitchell extended Mitchell Parts and signed an integration agreement with OEConnection (OEC).
The solution is designed to provide the largest, most accurate, OEM parts procurement solution and with a more streamlined parts procurement process directly through Mitchell Parts.
The agreement with OEC broadens Mitchell’s existing network of part suppliers and now will integrate a comprehensive OE Dealer network in the collision industry.
Over 8,000 dealers across all automakers using OEC’s CollisionLink will process parts orders originating from Mitchell Parts.
The integration with OEC simplifies the parts ordering process, while helping to improve accuracy and cycle time.
“Mitchell Parts is another Mitchell cloud-based solution and reinforces Mitchell’s commitment to its rapid evolution to a full cloud and browser-friendly offering," said Olivier Baudoux, vice president, product management & strategy, Mitchell Auto Physical Damage, "Our users will benefit from a streamlined parts procurement process, leading to shorter cycle times and a more consistent experience.”
Mitchell Parts will be available in Mitchell Connect, Mitchell RepairCenter and Mitchell Cloud Estimating in early 2018.
Mitchell Cloud Estimating and Mitchell Estimating/Ultramate are already fully integrated with OEC’s patented MyPriceLink technology and are now available.
“Our mission has always been to streamline the dealers’ order fulfillment workflow in addition to driving incremental sales opportunities, and integrating CollisionLink with an estimating platform through Mitchell Parts will do just that," said Bill Lopez, vice president and general manager, collision for OEC.