Tuesday June 13
Ford Collision Truckload Program Adds 41 New PartsFord Customer Service Division (FCSD) has updated its popular Collision Truckload Program, adding 41 new parts, including bumper fascias, exterior lighting, mirrors, hoods, header panels and – for the first time – valances.
“The Truckload Program continues to evolve because of the value its products provide,” said George Gilbert, FCSD crash parts merchandising manager. “With feedback from our dealers, repairers and insurers, we continue to identify opportunities where we can help reduce repair cycle time and lower overall collision repair costs.”
An important tool in allowing dealers to effectively compete in the wholesale collision parts market, the Truckload Program revises its part offerings at least twice a year. With this round of updates, Ford has added two bumper fascias, trimming their list prices an average of 7.2 percent; 18 exterior lighting part numbers, with an average list price reduction of 16.8 percent; one hood with a 11.7 percent off list reduction; eight mirrors, averaging 10.7 percent off of their list prices; four header panels/GOR-GOPs, taking an average list price cut of 11.2 percent; and the new part line offering of eight valances, with their list prices reducing an average of 10.2 percent.
The list price reductions, in combination with reduced packaging costs, are passed on to all collision repair shops that purchase the high-volume truckload parts through participating Ford, Lincoln and Mercury dealers. The program, which boasts a user-friendly online ordering system available to all Ford, Lincoln and Mercury dealers via FMCDealer.com, also includes car and truck radiators, bumper bars, steel bumpers, wheels, fascia fastener kits and radiator/condenser modules.
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