Adding an inventory of easy-to-replace parts increases your bottom line when you are able to provide a service for a customer in a timely fashion. If you have to order a cabin filter from a local dealer, those extra minutes it takes to get to your shop could cost a sale. Instead, have cabin air filters available for the year, makes and models that take a few minutes to replace.

Having a variety of wiper blade styles available will help meet diverse customer needs and maximize sales opportunities for your shop. However, putting a different type of wiper blade on a vehicle than what came with it from the original equipment manufacturer could cause a problem with clearing the windshield.