WARRENVILLE, Ill. – (July 18, 2011) – Navistar Parts is excited to offer customers the option to order PARTSMART truck and bus parts, leveraging the infrastructure of e-commerce giant Amazon.com.
“Amazon.com is a known, trusted online retailer that will help us connect with customers on a whole new level,” said Patti Corso, e-commerce manager, Navistar Parts. “Navistar Parts was the first truck and bus original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to sell truck and bus parts online and this partnership with Amazon.com extends our reach and offers a truly consumer-focused purchasing experience.”
With Amazon.com’s popular e-commerce platform, shoppers can customize their shipping preferences (next day, 2-day, and ground), see product reviews and use a variety of payment options including Amazon.com gift cards. The sophisticated search capabilities of Amazon.com allow customers to search by item, price, make and model, and see suggested products that complement their selection.
“With www.Amazon.com/PARTSMART, it will be simple to identify the parts you want and the related products you need,” Corso added. “The customer-friendly aspects of the site are wonderful additions to Navistar Parts’ e-commerce options.”
Navistar Parts’ existing e-commerce site, www.partsmartparts.com, will also continue to offer parts and promotions.
“This move is about opening up choices for our customers,” said Corso.
The PARTSMART parts collection offers quality all-makes truck and bus parts at competitive prices. All PARTSMART parts come with a one-year, parts-only replacement warranty and can be purchased at www.partsmartparts.com, www.Amazon.com/PARTSMART or any one of more than 500 International® truck or IC Bus™ dealers in the U.S.
About Navistar Parts
Navistar Parts, an operating unit of Navistar, Inc. delivers the right part, at the right place, at the right time. With the largest dealer network in North America, and extensive global locations, Navistar Parts supplies parts worldwide for International® and IC Bus™ brand vehicles and MaxxForce® brand diesel engines, as well as parts for all makes of medium- and heavy-duty trucks. With more than 700,000 parts, 10 global Parts Distribution Centers and 100 years of building a solid aftermarket parts supply chain, Navistar Parts keeps you up and running. Navistar Parts private labels include: International®, Fleetrite®, PΛRTSMΛRT® and ReNEWed® brands. Additional information on Navistar Parts can be found at www.navistarpartsandservice.com.
Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) is a holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates produce International® brand commercial and military trucks, MaxxForce® brand diesel engines, IC Bus™ brand school and commercial buses, Monaco® RV brands of recreational vehicles and Workhorse® brand chassis for motor homes and step vans. The company also provides truck and diesel engine service parts. Another affiliate offers financing services. Additional information is available at www.Navistar.com/newsroom.
About Amazon.com, Inc.
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth's Biggest Selection. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earth's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. Amazon.com and other sellers offer millions of unique new, refurbished and used items in categories such as Books; Movies, Music & Games; Digital Downloads; Electronics & Computers; Home & Garden; Toys, Kids & Baby; Grocery; Apparel, Shoes & Jewelry; Health & Beauty; Sports & Outdoors; and Tools, Auto & Industrial. Amazon Web Services provides Amazon's developer customers with access to in-the-cloud infrastructure services based on Amazon's own back-end technology platform, which developers can use to enable virtually any type of business.
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