: Press Release

AutoPower unveils powerful Business Intelligence for Heavy Duty Aftermarket Distributors

AutoPowerBI - Sales Analysis solution instantly transforms valuable data gathered by the AutoPower System into dynamic insights across key performance indicators

Orlando FL, March 15:  AutoPower today announced the availability of AutoPowerBI Sales Analysis – a new cloud-based solution leveraging Microsoft’s PowerBI business intelligence platform. According to AutoPower President, Mike Mallory, the solution has exceeded expectations in trial deployments and is now ready for general release.

He explained that Sales Analysis is just the first of at least six AutoPowerBI solutions, all of which will operate with the daily interface to a customer’s database residing in the AutoPower System—the company’s flagship integrated business system that is specifically designed for distributors in the heavy-duty truck parts aftermarket. 

Ross Baldwin, AutoPower Director of E-Business Solutions and architect of AutoPowerBI, stated that a demo of the Sales Analysis Solution can be viewed at www.autopowerbi.com.  It offers a menu of advanced reports with powerful dynamic functions in an easy to use intuitive interface. This solution is designed for the Heavy-Duty and Automotive aftermarket industry to help distributors track sales and profitability performance across all of its sales reps, customers, vendors, and even individual products.  “This is an advanced reporting and business intelligence tool that gives distributors total visibility into their sales operations”, said Baldwin. “Now they can manage more effectively because they clearly see sales trends by customer, vendor, and products.  Numerous interactive visual reports will illustrate specific metrics with drill-down capabilities that uncover details typically difficult to identify.  These visualizations display profit margin patterns, contrast declining and improving sales activities over any period of time.”

Once deployed, AutoPowerBI Sales Analysis will immediately deliver insights into every aspect of the sales process.  According to Baldwin, additional solutions for AutoPowerBI are scheduled for release over the course of 2019. These will include; Inventory Analysis, Accounts Receivable Analysis, Accounts Payable Analysis, General Ledger Analysis and Shop Services. Additionally, the Sales Analysis solution will be extended into the Company's very popular SalesPower mobile ordering tool. Sales representatives will have access to sales reports specific to their customers. 

About AutoPower Corporation

For more than four decades, AutoPower has been the leader in providing “Profit by Intention” integrated business systems for the Aftermarket Distribution and Service Industry. The Company’s solutions provide new levels of supply-chain efficiency necessary for the profitable heavy-duty and automotive parts distributor. AutoPower’s applications provide single and multi-branch functions along with powerful technologies to optimize business effectiveness and profitability. Headquartered in Lake Mary, Florida, AutoPower Corporation serves a nationwide customer base of single and multi-Branch heavy-duty truck and automotive aftermarket warehouse distributors, heavy-duty vehicle service and repair centers, assembly rebuilders, and truck and equipment installers.