Step 1 — Procurement Preferences
Repair Facilities — set their part procurement preferences
Repair facilities and insurance companies set their preferences on uParts, selecting their desired settings for part-types, delivery options, pricing, warranty, etc.
Step 2 — Estimating Process
Estimate Writers — write their estimates
Estimate writers prepare estimates using Estimating software. Their estimates are uploaded to uParts within seconds for review and sourcing.
Step 3 — Matching Algorithm
uParts — matches parts
uParts' proprietary algorithm heuristically determines the best mix of parts based on repair shop preferences, availability, pricing, etc.
Step 4 — Orders Processed
Orders Processing — is done electronically with each vendor
Orders from each repair facility is generated elecronically and sent directly to each supplier for fulfillment.
Step 5 — Shops Invoiced for Delivered Orders
Invoicing — uParts handles all invoicing, returns and delivery tasks
uParts invoices repair facilities, handles delivery records, and processes any return or credit requests.