SELLING PARTS & ACCESSORIES THROUGH AMAZON & EBAY

With new car sales and collision repair declining, selling parts online can make up for dealership revenue loss. Selling online through marketplaces like Amazon and eBay is a great way to add new sales channels and revenue while reaching more customers. There is still plenty of opportunity for dealers not already online to join in on the increasing revenue gains through online marketplaces.

RevolutionParts Customers (Sold Online in 2019):

eBay:

$27,538,208

Amazon:

$11,148,093

So, what will it cost you to successfully sell parts and accessories on Amazon and eBay? We did the math just to show you how much time and money your dealership will save by partnering with RevolutionParts instead of doing it on your own.

THE CHALLENGES OF DOING IT YOURSELF

Managing Amazon and eBay listings effectively often requires additional resources. Relying on your Parts Manager to create and optimize listings, adjust shipping prices, and monitor sales will require a lot of time in order to be successful.

On top of managing all the existing orders coming in from the phone and the service department, it’s more than likely your Parts Manager is already too busy to dedicate the time required to list your entire inventory online.

Time Spent Creating & Managing Listing Items (DIY)

eBay:

2-4 listings per hour

Amazon:

2-4 listings per hour

If Your Inventory is 3,000 Products, It’ll Take You…

750

Hours

94

Business Days

19

Work Weeks

5

Months

Just to get 3,000 parts and accessories up on Amazon & eBay, it’ll take your Parts Manager almost half of the entire year, not including any holidays. That also doesn’t include changes to the listings, parts sold, or new inventory that comes in. At that rate, you could’ve sold thousands of dollars in parts and accessories with RevolutionParts.

With man hours like this, you might have to hire additional team members to manage your Amazon and eBay stores. But, hiring an additional salaried employee to take on the responsibility of these online sites could cost your parts department and dealership anywhere between $50,000-$70,000 a year. This cost doesn’t even include your listing fees on Amazon and eBay.

 

THE BENEFITS OF PARTNERING WITH REVOLUTIONPARTS

With RevolutionParts, you can do more in less time – and you’ll have easy access to essential information and customization options. Keeping all aspects of listing, pricing, and selling parts in a single spot will save you time and money.

The RevolutionParts dashboard houses everything in one convenient place, like our Bulk Inventory Upload feature. You’ll be able to download your inventory into a spreadsheet and upload it instantly to your Amazon and eBay store in a matter of minutes.

Time Spent Creating & Managing Listing Items (RevolutionParts)

Platform Dashboard:

Entire inventory in less than an hour

At RevolutionParts, you’ll also have access to premium features that would normally cost you more money. Not only are your listing fees waived, but you’ll have access to eBay’s Anchor Store Tier and professional listing templates – all features that help you stand out against aftermarket competition at a fraction of the cost and time commitment.

Getting more parts off the shelves and more money in your pocket is easier and faster than ever. Here’s the comparison chart of selling parts and accessories on Amazon and eBay with RevolutionParts versus DIY:

Dealerships using our platform are projected to sell over $53 million on Amazon and eBay in 2020. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to tap into this money generator and add thousands of dollars in revenue per month to your dealership. Get your parts department started on Amazon and eBay the easy way with RevolutionParts.

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