X-Cart integrations with Keystone Automotive operations to enable drop shipping, streamline order fulfillment

The KAO add-on allows X-Cart store owners to automate order processing by connecting directly to the KAO parts database. This integration enables businesses to upload product data effortlessly, keeping orders and inventory synchronized and updated within their X-Cart online store, the company says.

X-Cart, a leading eCommerce channel and technology partner for automotive businesses, announced its integration with Keystone Automotive Operations (KAO), a prominent supplier of aftermarket automotive parts and accessories, to offer seamless order fulfillment for automotive businesses.

The KAO add-on allows X-Cart store owners to automate order processing by connecting directly to the KAO parts database. This integration enables businesses to upload product data effortlessly, keeping orders and inventory synchronized and updated within their X-Cart online store, the company says.

Key features of the KAO add-on include:

  • Ease of Use: Simplified process for selecting necessary brands and automatically importing product data.
  • Simple Listings Creation and Management: Convert product data from the KAO database into X-Cart product listings with ease.
  • Up-to-Date Inventory: Access inventory data from all desired brands to ensure accurate stock levels.
  • Orders and Inventory Synchronization: Automate the transmission of new orders from X-Cart to KAO for industry-leading order fulfillment processes, and eight strategically situated warehouses of KAO provide ground delivery within two days to almost every major region of the country.
  • Transparent Order Fulfillment: Receive real-time order status and tracking updates from KAO, allowing businesses to keep customers informed throughout the shipping process.
  • Drop-shipping Feature: Enable ordering from the X-Cart store and drop shipping directly from the KAO warehouses. The integration enables nationwide 2-day fulfillment, the ability to handle all sizes of orders, fulfill orders for multiple brands, and more.

“With the Keystone Automotive Operations add-on, auto parts business owners can effortlessly add new parts, remove discontinued items, select preferred brands, import product data, and even drop ship items directly from their X-Cart store,” said Jordan Checketts, COO of X-Cart. “This integration empowers businesses to offer customers a comprehensive selection of products, a simple and accurate shopping experience, and speedy delivery times.”

“We are happy to add X-Cart to our list of collaborative partners offering “user-friendly” automated eCommerce solutions. In a market full of obstacles and challenges, their company provides varying levels of online resellers with a tremendous range of easy-to-use eCommerce sales tools to enhance their ability to better serve and reach more customers,” said Kurt Kincel, eCommerce New Business Manager of Keystone Automotive Operations. “X-Cart’s services combined with our industry leading order fulfillment processes, extensive inventory network, and exceptionally fast delivery times, VIA 3rd party carriers, puts online retailers on a great path for success.”

In order to utilize this application, businesses must already be registered customers of Keystone Automotive Operations Inc. Those who are not currently registered can apply to become a customer through the Keystone Automotive Operations Inc. website.

About X-Cart

X-Cart is a leading eCommerce channel and infer technology partner for automotive businesses to create and manage online stores with ease. With over 20 years of experience in the e-Commerce sector, X-Cart offers customized and flexible solutions for newcomers to the auto market, offline business owners looking to expand online, and online sellers seeking industry-specific functionality and integrations. X-Cart features a powerful customer support system that guides customers through each step of creating and enhancing an automotive store online.

About Keystone Automotive Operations

Keystone Automotive Operations is the leading distributor and marketer of automotive aftermarket products and services, uniquely positioned to offer customers and suppliers substantial scale, the most comprehensive inventory selection in the industry, high levels of customer service, and innovative marketing support. Keystone is committed to expanding its offerings to meet the ever-growing needs of its customer base, providing them everything they need, when they need it.


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