OEConnection® is formed as a joint venture of Ford, General Motors, Chrysler and Bell & Howell (Snap-on Business Solutions).
OEConnection pioneers e-commerce parts ordering with CollisionLink® - the automotive market's first e-commerce tool enabling collision shops to order Original Equipment parts from their dealership suppliers.
The company's customer base skyrockets from 500 to 10,000 dealerships with the launch of D2DLink®, the automotive market's most widely-used tool to specify, source and secure original equipment parts.
The number of automakers choosing OEConnection solutions expands to nine.
D2D Express® revolutionizes backorder management for automakers, enabling visibility into dealer inventories for automated fulfillment of emergency backorders in 24 hours or less.
OEConnection is voted Forbes.com Best of the Web for a third consecutive year.
OEConnection introduces D2D Plus® idle reduction tools helping dealerships reduce idle parts inventory by more than 31%.
The company is recognized as one of Northeast Ohio's top 99 places to work, a distinction we have earned each year since.
The company introduces LinkIQ, a sophisticated business intelligence solution providing automakers with never-before-available visibility into their dealer network inventories
OEConnection enters Canada establishing itself as a full-service North American provider.
OEConnection earns the elite status of Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, a distinction awarded to only 2% of Microsoft partners worldwide.
We are also recognized as one of the Best Employers in Ohio, an honor the company has earned numerous times in its short history.
OEConnection expands its corporate facilities for the 3rd time moving into its current 50,000 square foot facility.
Consistent with this growth, OEConnection earns the first of three Weatherhead 100 awards, being recognized as one of the top 100 fastest growing companies in Northeast Ohio.
The company launches RepairLink®, an electronic ordering platform for original equipment mechanical parts.
The company extends its trusted name in parts technology to service with the introduction of ServiceAdvantage®, an all-makes, electronic service menu with integrated automaker maintenance schedules.
OEConnection Customer Care is designated a Certified Center of Excellence by BenchmarkPortal, a leader in World Class Quality call center benchmarking.
OEConnection expands beyond Automotive to enter the Heavy Duty Truck market, providing parts fulfillment solutions for Navistar and DaimlerTruck.
The company integrates automaker parts marketing programs within its CollisionLink electronic parts ordering tool, offering competitively-priced discounted original equipment parts to collision shops. The program's success has resulted in nearly 1 million competitive conversion parts sales.
The company celebrates its 10th anniversary, growing from a single-product start-up to a multi-million dollar joint venture employing 200+ associates.
The company expands its presence to Mexico with solutions for the Heavy Duty Truck market.
OEConnection demonstrates its commitment to excellence earning the prestigious ISO:9001 certification, the internationally-recognized standard for quality management systems.
OEConnection is recognized as an Automotive News PACE Finalist for its industry innovation with the introduction of FordParts.com, an OEM e-commerce site that has changed the way the market buys original equipment parts.
The company opens a second technology office in Columbus, OH to internationalize its parts solution set for planned global introduction.
OEConnection continues Canadian expansion with the offering of CollisionLink, the all-makes, all-models parts ordering and fulfillment solution, and the web-based billing and claims solution to power General Motors Canada’s National Fleet Maintenance Program.
The company earns the prestigious 2012 Applications Showcase Award from the Nielsen Norman Group for excellence in usability and user experience.
OEC adds new manufacturers in Canada (Chrysler Canada and Toyota Canada) and expands into the construction equipment market with the addition of Liebherr Construction Equipment Co.
The company launches ConsumerLink, a unique, dealer-branded storefront that connects dealers with online retail parts buyers, to U.S. auto dealers. Expanding its retail offerings, OEC also launches EasyParts.com, which enables dealerships’ parts inventories to be found through search engines, and MarketplaceDirect, which allows parts to be quickly listed on eBay Motors with flexible pricing and shipping options.