Auto Parts Distributors
SIC 5013 | NAICS 423120
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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts
Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:
Aftermarket Business World
Monthly publication features news and information for automotive products wholesalers and retailers, with topics covered in various issues including industry news and issues, market trends and analysis, market opportunities, business management, product news, and technology. Archived digital editions are available free online, with free digital subscription and e-news alerts available to qualified parties.
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Babcox Media, Inc.
Information resources available from this organization include:
Professional Automotive Repair Technician Survey (P.A.R.T.S.)
Auto Care Association
Publications available from this trade association include:
Auto Care Factbook
Lang Aftermarket Annual
North American Automotive Aftermarket by Product & Performer
Comprehensive report analyzes aftermarket demand for automotive components, with data provided including historical demand and forecasts for mechanical (e.g., powertrain, steering, suspension, fuel system, exhaust, emission, and air conditioning), electrical (e.g., ignition system, battery, and lighting equipment), electronic, and exterior/structural (e.g., windows, glass, and wiper blades) components.
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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios
Auto Parts and Supplies Distributors
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Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
Auto Parts Wholesaling
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Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of annual revenue for wholesalers that distribute products and components used in powertrain, thermal, safety, electrical, electronic, suspension, and handling systems to motor vehicle manufacturers, automotive product retailers, and service providers. Sample report is available online.
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Compensation and Salary Surveys
Automotive Parts Wholesalers
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as general manager, warehouse manager, parts manager, outside sales representative, counterman, and warehouse associate, with distributors for which wage data is provided including AutoZone, Inc., Genuine Parts Company, LKQ Corporation, and National Automotive Parts Association, Inc. (NAPA).
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Wholesalers
Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data on a national, state, and local area basis for personnel employed in this sector which includes wholesalers that distribute automotive products and components used in powertrain, thermal, handling, safety, suspension, electrical, and electronic systems to motor vehicle manufacturers, automotive retailers, and repair shops and service centers.
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