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Automotive Parts Headquarters Selects WHI Solutions PartsWatch as its Next Generation Store Management Solution

St. Cloud, Minn. – August 16, 2011 – WHI Solutions has announced that Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance member Automotive Parts Headquarters (APH) will replace its existing POS solution with PartsWatch, WHI’s On Demand Store Management System.  APH will implement PartsWatch at each of its 73 corporate store locations and is recommending the same for its independent jobbers.

“Having a modern, efficient store management system is critical as we scale up our business,” said Dennis Gregory, COO/CFO of Automotive Parts Headquarters.  “We believe PartsWatch provides opportunities to significantly improve not only our customer service and sales results, but our store operations as well.  The solution is comprehensive, easy and quick to deploy.  We’ve worked closely with WHI over the past several months to ensure a successful rollout across our enterprise.  The excellent teamwork between APH and WHI has been crucial to the success of this project.”

“APH is a leader and innovator in the aftermarket, so this is an exciting opportunity to help increase market share, sales, and profitability for one of the prominent independent auto parts sellers in the industry,” added Scott Robertson, VP of sales for WHI Solutions.

PartsWatch Distribution Management is a turnkey solution for parts businesses looking to upgrade their system.  According to WHI, the system comes complete with GUI point of sale, e-catalog, e-commerce, purchasing, inventory management, order fulfillment, pricing, automated backups, support and more.  PartsWatch also is the only system that can provide up-to-the-minute information from each supplier, including availability and pricing, allowing ordering right from your desktop.  Single and multi-store locations, buying groups and corporate stores can all benefit from Nextpart’s market leading functionality, WHI says.