Beware of FAKE!! – How fake parts can cost you as an industry?

Fake products have been there for decades now, and in the rural and suburban areas, where people prefer the duplicates over the original for the sheer difference in price, they have been immensely popular. But, its recent rise in the automobile market has brought the industry face to face with a new found horror. Not only do the fake auto parts account for 40 percent of after market sales, but also has caused a good number of accidents. Hence, customer goodwill had also lost in this process. Moreover, unlike FMCG or Apparel, where people buy them simply because they are cheap, fake automobile parts are the incentive of dealers as they receive a commission from the fake manufacturers to pass on these products.

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Best Ways To Save Yourself From Counterfeit Electronics

It is always important to keep track of the electronics that one wishes to buy so that they do not end up being a victim of counterfeit electronics. Origin of the product, checking the components thoroughly, not going for out-dated products, knowing a few good distributors, being aware of good stores, companies who have regular auditing and an efficient response system are a few things that need to be kept in mind while one wants to purchase a good electronic product.

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How to distinguish an original product from a counterfeit one?

There are many ways to figure out whether a product is an original or a bogus and it is important that one should be aware of all ways especially when today’s world is full of duplicate production.  Faulty packaging, unbelievable discounts, grammatical errors and lack of contact information can be a few signs which make one aware of counterfeit goods.

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How to fight against Counterfeit in automobile industry?

If you are going to fight the menace that is counterfeit industry, you need to remain a step ahead of the rest regarding knowledge so that you can catch them. While all auto-parts can be duped, there are particular auto-parts that counterfeiters prefer to copy for three (3) specific reasons.

1. They provide the greatest value.
2. They can easily be duplicate
3. They provide the highest turnover

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6 Ways to Stop Duplication in Auto & Spare Parts Industries

Fake manufacturers have taken over the market in the last few years, and unlike the car laws, there is little harnessing on these fake products of after sales. Not only does it spell doom for the brand awareness but can severely damage customer relationship if the customer ends up buying a duped product believing it to be original and then suffers an accident because of it.

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3 ways to tell if you’re buying a Fake Product

The art of duplicating a product grows stronger every day, and with that, it becomes harder to distinguish between real and fake one. The online sector of shopping makes it easier for fake brands to grow their market. However, it is entirely possible for customers to figure out between the original and fake by using a few tricks. If the packaging is faulty or if the price and product quality do not match it usually means that the product is fake.
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How to spot COUNTERFEIT goods?

Companies nowadays do a lot of things to prevent counterfeiting. Holograms, Security Labels and all sorts of Anti-Counterfeit practices are used. Still, somehow, counterfeit goods end up in the hands of the consumer and the consumer has to suffer. However, it is often due to the lack of attention from customers’ point of view too. If you cannot resist an insane deal, they always know that there could be a counterfeiting racket involved behind it that will take advantage of your ignorance.

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Time to call a fake a fake

Counterfeiters are all over the field, and they are not leaving any business untouched. It hurts business most in this regard, is the automobile industry for more than one reason. Since its inception, the counterfeit practice has grown to become nearly equal to that of the original in many aspects.

So much so, any authorized dealer will tell you how much loss they incur because somewhere in the supply chain, the counterfeiters enter the scene and complicate the situation. More importantly, little administrative intervention or attention has been given in this regard.

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