Aftermarket Warehouse Distributors

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Representing interests of traditional distribution

The Aftermarket Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) was founded in 1947 and is the oldest organized group of warehouse distributors and their respective suppliers of parts, accessories and other supplies for the motor vehicle aftermarket. AWDA’s 600+ members represent thousands of locations.

AWDA represents the interests of traditional distribution within the Auto Care Association. Through networking, leadership opportunities and cross-channel communication, AWDA members provide policy advice and input to the Auto Care Association and the aftermarket industry at-large.

Community Highlights

AWDA, HDDA: Heavy Duty Announce Integration. Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) Board of Governors and the HDDA: Heavy Duty (HDDA) Advisory Council have announced the culmination of a months-long effort to unite two of the Auto Care Association’s largest communities: HDDA: Heavy Duty and AWDA.

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Interactive industry insights. Manufacturers and warehouse distributors have access to TrendLens, Auto Care's interactive data platform to understand how market influencing factors are affecting their businesses. Economic and industry indicator data is included in membership and product performance data is available to qualifying manufacturers who subscribe. 

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Communicate more effectively with your trading partners. Get the right part, to the right place, at the right time using data standards to speak the same technical language as your customers. AWDA members use ACES and PIES to lower supply chain costs and increase sales.

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2022 Aftermarket Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) Conference

2022 Aftermarket Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) Conference

October 29 - 31, 2022
AWDA’s Annual Conference has delivered on the promise of valuable interaction through its efficient and highly effective one-on-one meetings. 

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What Members Are Saying

Community Liaison

Larry Northup
AAP, Executive Director, AWDA, HDDA