Administration guide

1. What is


What is

Partstore.Online is an website platform that provides dealers with the unique opportunity of having their dealership listed as a buying option inside participating whole goods manufacturer's official online electronic replacement parts catalogs. is a fully featured eCommerce and website platform.  In addition to providing the ability for your dealership to be listed in the OEM's electronic parts catalog, is a fully featured website with eCommerce built in.  This means that in addition to appearing as a buying option in the OEM's online parts catalog, you can direct end consumers and customers directly to your internet store using your store's URL.  End consumers can purchase items directly from your store.  You can list items in your store besides the OEM's parts.  This includes items such as additional parts, garments and accessories.  Optionally, you can also add additional web pages and add additional features to your store such as events and news items, used equipment, special offers and more.
When consumers visit the manufacturer's electronic parts catalog they can lookup parts and add items to their cart.
Once items are added to their cart on the manufacturer's official electronic parts catalog, consumer can initiate checkout.  The first checkout step prompts the user for the preferred dealer and or ship to zip code.  Depending on the manufacturer's dealer selection rules, this is where a specific dealer store can be selected.  If the manufacturer's rules allow for multiple dealer stores to be returned, end consumers can comparison shop for price and shipping options.  Some manufacturers limit the dealer store selection based on their own criteria or restrictions such as dealer territory.