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  • Survey – Parts Sources

    Posted by Site Administrator on June 14, 2011 at 2:35 pm

    What percent (about) of the parts that you purchase do you get from “out of town” (shipped in overnight as opposed to parts that are delivered to you from a local store or warehouse or dealer)?

    _____ 0%

    _____ 10%

    _____ 20%

    _____ 30%

    _____ 40%

    _____ 50%

    _____ 60%

    _____ 70%

    _____ 80%

    _____ 90%

    _____ 100%

    Gary Keyes AMAM replied 10 years, 9 months ago 8 Members · 8 Replies
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  • davesgarage

    Member
    June 14, 2011 at 7:44 pm

    50%

  • Alan Ollie

    Member
    June 14, 2011 at 9:03 pm

    20%

  • Phillip Flowers

    Member
    June 15, 2011 at 11:38 am

    <5%

  • myoung

    Member
    June 15, 2011 at 4:40 pm

    < 5 %

  • Tom Piippo

    Member
    June 19, 2011 at 2:03 pm

    70%, includes stuff the local store has to get because they don’t stock it. It’s not that we work on ‘unique’ stuff, we are in a rural area.

  • Mark Doornbos

    Member
    June 23, 2011 at 6:26 pm

    <5%. We may have to wait overnight if our main warehouse doesn’t have the part and they have to get it from one of their other locations.

  • Gary Keyes AMAM

    Member
    September 16, 2011 at 12:51 am

    about 15-20 % are not available same day locally.

  • Gary Keyes AMAM

    Member
    September 16, 2011 at 12:54 am

    I should add that I expect that number to grow in the near future.

    Warehouses, parts suppliers are cutting back on stock to survive the economic conditions.