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  • Survey – Parts vendors

    Posted by Site Administrator on May 19, 2013 at 8:22 am

    1: How many different parts vendors do use regularly (more than once per week)?

    ___1-2
    ___3-4
    ___5-7
    ___7-9
    ___10 or more
    2: What percent of purchases do you get from the vendor who you buy from the most?
    ___Less than 10%
    ___10-20%
    ___20-30%
    ___30-40%
    ___40-50%
    ___More than 50%
    hoauto replied 8 years, 5 months ago 8 Members · 7 Replies
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  • nctransmission

    Member
    May 20, 2013 at 12:08 pm

    I buy from 1-10 vendors a week. I have one go-to transmission parts supplier, and one go-to general parts supplier.  In addition, I buy dealer parts and when my arm is being twisted, I buy from salvage yards.

    My main supplier of transmission parts gets the largest percentage of my money spent, followed by my general auto parts.  I’m not a big shop, a $50,000 month is huge here.  
  • Tom Ham

    Member
    May 26, 2013 at 7:37 am

    1: How many different parts vendors do use regularly (more than once per week)?

    ___5-7

    2: What percent of purchases do you get from the vendor who you buy from the most?

    ___40-50%

  • Mark Doornbos

    Member
    May 28, 2013 at 11:17 am

    1: How many different parts vendors do use regularly (more than once per week)?

    ___5-7
    2: What percent of purchases do you get from the vendor who you buy from the most?
    ___More than 50%
  • roebigd

    Member
    May 28, 2013 at 11:40 am

    5-7 vendors

    more then 50%

  • victorsheed

    Member
    October 8, 2013 at 10:59 pm

    I tend to have 5-7 parts and 30-50% sometimes .

  • ckink45

    Member
    January 23, 2014 at 10:12 am

    1. 5-7
    2. More than 50%

  • hoauto

    Member
    January 28, 2014 at 3:05 pm

    We buy from 5-6 regular parts suppliers in addition to online sellers and dealers.

    We buy over 50% from our #1 supplier

    Andy