The concept of EPC ( Electronic Parts Catalog)
What does EPC stand for?
EPC stands for Electronic parts catalog/ catalogue, whether this catalog for cars, or trucks, or heavy equipment.
What is the purpose of EPC (Electronic spare parts catalog)?
Nowadays, technology became one of the fastest, strongest, and precise ways to enhance your life. Especially in the automotive field, or trucks, or heavy equipment. Because it contains many details and plenty of spare parts which is extremely hard to count.
The electronic spare parts catalog allows you to know the exact needed part number from its original manufacturer for the specific vehicle whatever this vehicle was (Car – Truck – Heavy equipment).
How does EPC (Electronic spare parts catalog) Work?
It works by using VIN (vehicle identification number) which is unique for every vehicle.
You can enter vehicle vin in its catalog afterwards, you will be able to pick up your required data for each section of the vehicle ( Engine- Suspension- Transmission- body- Electrical-Hydraulic- etc.….).
What are the kinds of EPC (Electronic spare parts catalogs)?
We have two main kinds: –
Genuine electronic spare parts catalog.
Aftermarket electronic Spare parts Catalog.
Can I find all vehicles’ brands in one catalog?
It is extremely hard or consider it is impossible to find all Genuine spare parts in one place, although it is not the same situation for the aftermarket spare parts catalogs.
How many vehicles can offer EPC (Electronic parts catalog)?
90% of the available vehicles provide EPC EPC(Electronic parts catalog) whatever it is online-based or offline released like:-
Cars; ( Hyundai- Kia- Toyota- General Motors- Honda- Mazda- Mercedes- Nissan- Mitsubishi- Isuzu- Suzuki- Ssangyong- Porsche- BMW- Renault- Subaru- Volvo- Peugeot- Citroen- Chrysler- Dodge- Jeep- Fiat- Opel- VW- Skoda- Seat-etc.)
Trucks: (Mercedes Trucks- Mercedes Van- Scania- Renault Trucks- Iveco- Man- Volvo- International- Mitsubishi Fuso- etc.)
Heavy Equipment: (Caterpillar- JCB- Hyundai heavy construction- Volvo Equipment- Volvo Penta- Doosan- Case construction equipment- Liebherr- Tadano- Kobelco- Hitachi- John Deere- Iveco- Perkins- Cummins- Bobcat- Bomag- etc.….).
Who are the main users for those catalogs?
- Local Dealers.
- Spare parts Merchants wholesale or retailers.
- Specialized repairing or maintenance centers.
How can I get the catalog which I want?
You can surf our website pages www.Autotech4you.com, as we are specialized in those catalogs for 11 years ago. We will advise you which catalog is suitable for your business, how to use it and you can test it free of charge.
How can I get benefit from those catalogs?
Dealers: speed up your sales and accuracy of finding the exact part of your client and manage your high demands.
Wholesale Merchants:- export all your stock from the manufactures without any misunderstood or any conflict.
Retail Merchants:- identify your customer’s needed parts with VIN.
Car owner: you can request your needed parts easily now.
who is the producer of those electronic spare parts catalogs?
there are many companies who develop and produce the electronic parts catalogs the most popular of them:-
1- InfoMedia which produces Microcat catalogs.
2- Snapon which produces Snapon catalogs.