Aftermarket Echoes of the Recession

Written By: Pete Kornafel Most people in the automotive industry are painfully aware that the US recession created huge swings in new vehicle sales a decade ago.  New vehicle sales in the US exceeded 16 million units per year from 1999 through 2007. New vehicle sales fell to about 13 million in 2008 and 10 million in…

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Technology Newsmaker Q&A

Check Out the Q&A with our CEO Justin Holman in Aftermarket Business Word. Earlier this year, Aftermarket Analytics in Pueblo, Colo., launched its Inventory Analyst tool – a web-based software to help aftermarket companies improve inventory planning. Company CEO Justin Holman recently discussed the new product with us and talked about the challenges of inventory…

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Discover in 90 seconds how you can increase accuracy and improve your margins. 10 features of Inventory Analyst, our demand forecasting software solution 10. Now you can generate accurate SKU level demand forecasts 9. Cloud based software. Available on the web. Anywhere at anytime 8.Simply upload your part catalog and P2V files for SKU level…

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Justin Holman, CEO of Aftermarket Analytics – Lets Tech Session at AAPEX 2018

Justin Holman (CEO) was delighted to present on the Lets Tech stage at AAPEX 2018.  The topic of his presentation was  “Data Science & Technology for demand forecasting in the Aftermarket”. Watch the 1 min 44 second summary below featured on AAPEX TV. https://aapextv.com/list/lg1IwOCf/video/ctKqpal1/lets-tech-sessions-at-aapex-18 For more information or to arrange a demo please contact Shawn…

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IA and CEO Justin Holman featured in Aftermarket Business World!

Take a look at the great article and interview by Brian Albright for searchautoparts.com and Aftermarket Business World.  Automotive sector expands investment in inventory analytics With the number of SKUs expanding and more and more companies moving to an omnichannel model for parts sales, inventory planning and demand forecasting in the aftermarket has become increasingly…

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Inventory Recommendations from Spreadsheet to Easy Street

One of our first clients in the Automotive Aftermarket was a manufacturer of replacement parts. They had developed their own in-house methodology for generating inventory stocking recommendations for their customers. They didn’t need us to reinvent the wheel. But, they had problems applying their methodology efficiently. They had built their system in Microsoft Excel and…

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Understanding Vehicle Prevalence

In my last post we looked at the population of Honda Accords in New York. We calculated a few descriptive statistics and examined a few data distributions. This helped us get to know the Honda Accord population in New York but there’s a lot more we can do to understand this potential population of aftermarket…

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How Many Honda Accords are there in New York?

This simple question is at the core of what VIO data are all about. Imagine the entrepreneur who has invented an innovative aftermarket replacement part. The part might fit dozens of different models but, for the sake of a simple illustration, let’s say it only fits the Honda Accord. So, finding out the vehicle population…

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Check out our article in The Green Sheet!

Do you subscribe to the green sheet?? Check out our article below! Aftermarket Analytics Launches Inventory Analyst  Not a subscriber? Catch it on page 12 in thier print addition! The Greensheet Issue #18-18 (Full) _ The GreenSheet (1)

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The Future of VIO

In a recent article the Economist declared that Data has surpassed Oil as the world’s most valuable commodity. Ironically, this value transition is also occurring in the automotive industry where oil still fuels the cars on the road but key data, such as vehicles in operation (VIO), now fuel decisions faced by automotive parts suppliers,…

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