U.S. Communities

Advance Professional Driven by CARQUEST

Auto parts and accessories


Today, we are focused as one team and we are committed to continuing our decades-long tradition of setting new standards for the industry.

We offer the broadest foreign and domestic parts availability in North America and the best OE, premium and professional grade products you need. We’ve used our years of experience in the and our extensive parts knowledge to design a program specifically for government fleets. 

Our exclusive line of CARQUEST products deliver the exceptional level of coverage, quality and performance you expect from a national brand. That’s because we adhere to the same rigorous testing standards as other national brands to ensure our parts meet or exceed OE specifications. When you choose the CARQUEST brand, you know you’re getting the professional grade parts you need to repair vehicles on time — the first time. 

Our promise is simple, but strong:
Delivering Total Confidence With Our Parts, Programs and People. 

  • Access to 6,500 stores throughout North American to serve your needs
  • Order at your convenience - 24/7 online ordering
  • Light-Duty, Heavy-Duty, Paint & Body, Tools & Equipment
Community Solutions
  • Automotive Parts & Supplies Inventory Management
  • Weblink ‐ Electronic Catalog for Easy Order, Specifications, Graphics
  • E‐Procurement – U.S. Communities Marketplace, Efficient Financial Programs
  • Green Solutions including Hybrid & Natural Gas Vehicle Parts
  • CARQUEST Technical Institute (CTI) Training Programs
Core Competencies

Full Line of Automotive Products, Supplies and Accessories

  • Automotive parts, supplies, accessories for passenger car/light truck
  • Medium Vehicle applications, including service trucks
  • Heavy duty/fleet solutions from semi‐trailer to service‐type trucks
  • Tools & Equipment for vehicle maintenance departments
  • Automotive refinish paint & supplies
  • Industrial and hydraulic equipment and supplies
  • Agricultural equipment, parts and supplies
  • Import vehicle parts
  • School Bus Parts
Solutions Details
  • Maintain shop inventory with supply from Advance Auto Parts and CARQUEST Auto Parts store and DC sourcing daily.
  • Electronic catalog with full application data, dimensions and specifications for all Advance & CARQUEST part numbers in the system, over 600,000.
  • Portal adoptive e‐procurement tool to ease ordering, payments and allocations with agency departments.
  • Environmentally‐friendly improvements for Advance & CARQUEST store Delivery, Facility and Product.
  • Industry leading training for technicians of all skill sets to provide knowledge needed for yesterday’s vehicles and tomorrow’s changing technology.
  • World’s largest aftermarket auto parts supplier
  • Industry leader with more than 99% coverage in key categories for light duty cars/trucks on the road today.
  • Largest inventory network in the industry (coverage and availability) throughout Distribution Centers
  • Robust B2B e-commerce capability
  • Our Commercial Parts Pros, Commercial Account Managers and Mobile Parts Pros are experienced professionals dedicated to our fleet customers.
  • Leading technical trainer in North America through CARQUEST Technical Institute
  • Strong CARQUEST store independent network that performs at a high level with all current national agreements
  • Extensive field sales and operations force with professional team members in the field serving our customers
  • Inside Solutions Provider network and internal inventory management capabilities for high volume customers
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Advance Professional Driven by CARQUEST has 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 and CARQUEST Auto Parts stores. 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.


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 an Advance or CARQUEST Professional and wishes to order, a commercial account needs to be created by requesting contact through the U.S. Communities website or by contacting us directly at: uscommunities@carquest.com or 888-823-6592.

Who can participate?
States, State Agencies, Counties, Cities, Schools, Colleges and Universities, Non-Profits and Special Districts.

What does a government agency need to do in order to participate? Complete the free online registration found on the U.S. Communities website and contact Advance or CARQUEST Professional Sales Representative uscommunities@carquest.com.

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

What products does this contract with Advance Professional Driven by CARQUEST entail? 

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

Why should I buy from Advance Auto Parts AND CARQUEST Auto Parts?

  • 80 years' focus on supplying automotive and fleet professionals 
  • Largest inventory network in the industry (coverage and availability)
  • Dedicated (and not distracted) from our core customer – the professional  technician

No minimum purchase required. Free delivery within Advance Auto Parts and CARQUEST Auto Parts defined service network.


Advance Professional is now part of the CARQUEST contract. Click here for contract details. 

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