EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (Nov. 1, 2001)—Canadian tire dealer Fountain Tire has selected CarParts Technologies Inc. to provide new point-of-sale technology for the company's 135 retail locations in western and central Canada. Fountain Tire chose CPT's Chain Retail Master system over 11 other systems.
The multi-year agreement calls for El Segundo-based CarParts Technologies to customize its point-of-sale solution for Fountain Tire and provide training, maintenance and support. Fountain Tire said its decision was based in part on Chain Retail Master´s ability to integrate with Goodyear´s Xplor extranet order and inventory control system; Fountain Tire is 49-percent owned by Goodyear Canada Inc.,
CPT Chain Retail Master is a Windows-based point-of-sale and shop management solution providing customizable features that help users improve customer service for hoped-for increased sales and profitability. CPT Chain Retail Master also integrates with Great Plains Accounting (a Microsoft product) and GRACS Retreading systems.
CarParts Technologies is a provider of integrated supply-chain solutions for the automotive aftermarket, designed to optimize retailers' operations, sales, and shipments and customer and supplier relationships. CPT claims to have more than 2,500 aftermarket customers using its systems.