U.S. Communities

Advance Auto Parts

Auto parts and accessories

 
  • Phone: 888-823-6592 ext 3004
  • Fax: 919-301-4079
Overview

Advance Auto Parts, Carquest & Autopart International

We offer the broadest import and domestic parts availability in North America and the best OE (Original Equipment) premium and professional grade products you need. We also have access to the inventories of import specialists like WORLDPAC® and Autopart International®.

We’ve used our years of experience and our extensive parts knowledge to design a program specifically for government fleets, including:

  • Education
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Housing Authorities
  • Public Safety
  • Facilities
  • Auto Fleet and Equipment
  • Public Works

With access to more than 6,500 stores throughout North America and 24/7 online ordering, we have the capability to serve all your product needs:

  • Light duty
  • Heavy duty
  • Paint and body
  • Tools and equipment 

Our promise is simple, but strong: Professional quality parts, service and solutions dedicated to the professional.

We are committed to providing the lowest public sector pricing available through the U.S. Communities contract. All U.S. Communities participating agencies will receive the best public sector pricing available from Advance Auto Parts (which also includes Carquest Auto Parts and Autopart International). 

Auto Parts for All Departments

Vehicle fleets are as varied as the many departments and functions they serve, and each fleet has unique parts and service needs that have to be met to ensure safety and reliability. When you partner with us, you have access to the broadest import and domestic parts availability in North America, the best OE, premium, and professional grade products, and years of industry experience.

High quality auto parts and products for these agencies and departments:

Education: Heavy duty filters, brakes, batteries, including a wide selection of school bus parts

Parks and Recreation: Batteries; parts and accessories for tractors, Gator utility vehicles, golf carts, and ATVs; and Lubricants/greases

Housing Authorities: Parts and accessories for light duty cars and trucks

Public Safety: Lighting; wipers; pursuit vehicle braking solutions; Heavy duty brakes, filters, and batteries for ambulances; flashlights and roadside kits; generators, air compressors, and other equipment

Facilities: Shop supplies; chemicals and cleaners; shop repair tools and equipment  

Auto Fleet & Equipment: Brakes, batteries, filters, undercar, rotating electrical, heating/cooling, engine management, tools and equipment, shop supplies, heavy duty

Public Works: Cooling system components (A/C), in-depth repairs, electrical, undercar, engine

Products

BRAKES: Brake pads that you can trust. The result of more than 25 years of creating quality brake products, Carquest offers superior formulations for longer pad life, improved stopping performance, cleaner wheels and quieter braking.

BATTERIES: Batteries built with PowerFrame Technology. Tested. Trusted. Carquest batteries are built with PowerFrame Grid Technology with up to 70% faster electrical flow and up to 66% more durable and corrosion-resistant than other grids.

FILTERS: Carquest filters are rigorously tested to ensure reliability and performance, these filters are designed to ensure air pollutants and contaminants are removed to provide optimal function of the engine.

ENGINE MANAGEMENT: Engine management is no longer just simple coils and plugs. The category has evolved into numerous complex sensors, switches, valves, and modules that interact with one another throughout the vehicle.

STARTERS & ALTERNATORS: Carquest starters and alternators are premium constructed, OE quality parts with industry-leading warranties. With a high level of proven performance and fewer comebacks, these parts meet or exceed OE specifications.

STOCKING CATALOG: The Stocking Catalog offers an on hand advantage that ensures you have the right parts on your shelf when you need them most. Benefits include, regular stock checks, personalized reports showing your shop's top-moving part numbers and competitive changeover programs. 

Benefits

In addition to reduced procurement costs and knowing that your agency easily meets the requirements for competitive solicitation, relying on us for your fleet’s needs comes with numerous other benefits, including:

  • Access to the broadest import and domestic parts availability in North America with more than 99% coverage in key categories, including access to the inventories of import specialists like WORLDPAC and Autopart International
  • Strategically placed distribution centers and the largest inventory network in the industry 
  • Robust B2B e-commerce capabilities with 24/7 online ordering
  • Access to Commercial Parts Pros, Commercial Account Managers and Mobile Parts Pros who are dedicated to serving fleet customers
  • Carquest Technical Institute® (CTI) provides industry-leading educational instruction in technical and business management for service facility owners, shop managers, service consultants and professional technicians
  • Carquest stores provide access to a strong, independent network that performs at a high level with all current national agreements
  • An extensive field sales and operations force means we have professionals available to you in the field, where they can help you most
  • Inside Solutions Provider Network and internal inventory management capabilities for high-volume customers
FAQs

How do I place an order?
You must be a registered participant to utilize the U.S. Communities contract. If not, please Register to participate. If your agency is already registered with U.S. Communities but does not have an account with Advance and would like to order, a commercial account needs to be created. Contact us or call 888-823-6592.

If my agency already has an account, do I need to set-up a new account?
No. Contact us at uscommunities@advance-auto.com or 888-823-6592 to have the U.S. Communities program linked to your existing account.

Is there a shipping charge?
Delivery is always free within our defined service network (which includes Carquest Auto Parts and Autopart International) and there’s no minimum purchase required.

Where do I find pricing info?
To view pricing, log-in to your account using your password. If you don’t have a password, please click on request contact and an Advance Team Member will contact you. All pricing discounts are by product line and not tied to national volume. No minimum purchase is required to qualify for the best public sector pricing. 

To log in to your account with Advance, please use these links below:
www.advancecommercial.com
www.weblink.carquest.com

What products does this contract with Advance Auto Parts cover? 

  • Automotive parts, supplies, accessories for passenger car/light truck
  • Heavy duty/fleet solutions from semi-trailer to service-type trucks
  • Tools and equipment for vehicle maintenance departments
  • Automotive refinish paint and supplies
  • Industrial and hydraulic equipment and supplies
  • Agricultural equipment, parts and supplies
  • Import vehicle parts

Why should I buy from Advance Auto Parts?

  • 80 years of experience in supplying the best parts to automotive and fleet professionals 
  • Access to the broadest import and domestic parts availability in North America with more than 99% coverage in key categories, including access to the inventories of import specialists like WORLDPAC and Autopart International
  • Professional quality parts, service and solutions dedicated to your shop.
Emergency Preparedness

Advance Professional and Carquest Auto Parts has you covered with your Emergency Preparedness needs. Whether it's natural disaster such as hurricane, fire, flooding, earthquakes or other unforeseen circumstances, make sure you are ready when disaster strikes. Advance Professional and Carquest Auto Parts offers extensive coverage on emergency items such as:

  • Flashlights & Batteries
  • Generators, Mobile Power Strips, Extension Cords & Converters/Inverters
  • Survival Kits and First Aid Kits
  • Water Jugs, Garden Hoses & Nozzles
  • Hand Tools
  • Tarps, Bungee Cords & Duct Tape
  • Chemicals & Lubricants
  • Booster Packs & Cables
  • Work Gloves
  • Cleaning Supplies & Heavy Duty Trash Bags
  • Pressure Washers
  • Fuel Cans & Transfer Pumps
  • Winter Weather Supplies