Vertical Development supports the latest aftermarket data standards, formats, and requirements.

With Vertical Development, you can be sure your application data meets the latest standards set by the automotive industry and v-cat suppliers, including:

Advance Auto Parts

Advance Auto – VDI systems meet the latest Advance Auto special format, product code, and vendor code requirements.

Auto Care Association

Auto Care Association – VDI is an active participant of various Auto Care Association segments like ACES & PIES Committee meetings, Leadership Days, ACPN, and more – assuring we are always involved in the process assures we have the latest updates available for our clients when needed. As a regular attendee of AAPEX & SEMA we are available to meet with the thousands of professionals and industry leaders in attendance. The Auto Care Association is the voice of the $300 billion plus auto care industry.


Automotive Content Professionals Network (ACPN) – We’ve been the primary supplier of catalog systems to ACPN member companies since 1983 and our customers have been recognized with ACPN catalog and data excellence awards.


CARQUEST – VDI is the first company recognized on the CARQUEST web site as a recommended PIES vendor.


Epicor – VDI was the first database management firm to earn Epicor’s Strategic Development Partner certification. We served as their exclusive Alpha test site for mapping in 1999.


NAPA– VDI was one of the first firms to help companies satisfy NAPA Attribute Editor and PartsPro requirements when those data standards were first introduced.


Wrenchhead – VDI systems meet the latest Wrenchead special format, and product code requirements.