WDA is TecDoc joint venture OptiCat Advisory Board Member the American Abraham, the established Association of parts distributors and their suppliers in the United States, Advisory Board member at OptiCat LLC will in the future be the US catalog platform modelled on TecDoc. This was announced by OptiCat on June 24. AWDA will represent their members in the Advisory Board and give important impulses from the non-manufacturing sector of the Automotive Division OptiCat. OptiCat promised from the outset, all segments of the aftermarket in his efforts to involve. “, says Brad Duncan, President of OptiCat. The objective is to provide a supported by the industry and organized data platform that will make it possible to sell more auto parts.

The commitment of Abraham for the thing in the sense of all those involved help OptiCat. We welcome Abraham and forward to their valuable contributions as a key member of our Advisory Board.” In addition to the AWDA, AASA/MEMA (Association of American parts manufacturers) are represented as industry associations at OptiCat already. OptiCat delivers Technology, which is used to provide the aftermarket software and data solutions. As another important member, the European data platform TecDoc informations System GmbH is also represented in the Advisory Board of OptiCat. Spare parts manufacturers collaborate on OptiCat to deliver their market well prepared data for electronic catalogs.

The database allows traders to use a single source for all spare parts applications and to be able to identify the right spare part so quickly. About AWDA (automotive warehouse Distributors Association): the AWDA was founded in 1947, making it the oldest group of parts distributors and their suppliers in the automotive aftermarket. AWDA is an important area of aIa, the U.S. automobile industry association. Over 200 parts dealer and more than 300 parts manufacturers, as wholesalers, chain stores and marketing collaborations, factory representatives and other companies are members of the AWDA. They stand for hundreds of locations and thousands of Workers. About TecDoc TecDoc informations System GmbH was founded on 20 January 1994. A total of 31 partners from the industry and the aftermarket, represented by the GVA, assist TecDoc. The primary goal of the company is to help ensure the competitiveness of the free spare parts business. TecDoc offers an electronic information system for passenger cars and commercial vehicles segment the sales agents of the free market. The availability of the technical catalogue information ensures the multi brand service in all automotive service companies. Currently, over 370 brands in the industry are members in TecDoc system. The electronic parts catalogue on DVD and on the Internet brings together articles about 2,795 million in 25 languages. Users can access more than 1,341 million pictures. You can thus cover over 44,000 cars and more than 36,000 commercial vehicles types. Per quarter, TecDoc reached 800,000 national and international users, of which 60 per cent in TecDoc own catalogues or realized by TecDoc trading solutions in our WEBSHOP and more than 40 percent over Trade catalogues.