Infomedia to Integrate Parts and Service Selling Systems with DealerTrack’s Dealer Management System
OpenTrack provides bi-directional integration for parts and service department. NOVEMBER 10, 2010 – Infomedia announced today it signed an agreement with DealerTrack Systems, Inc. Under the agreement, Infomedia will integrate its suite of automotive parts and service selling systems with the DealerTrack Dealer Management System (DMS) through DealerTrack’s OpenTrack program, providing secure, real-time and bi-directional data access for dealerships using Infomedia’s suite of aftersales systems.
“Integrating our solutions into DealerTrack’s DMS offering creates new efficiencies for our customers,” said Dan Stedem, Vice President, Infomedia. “Bi-directional integration will allow seamless sharing of data between our solutions and allow parts and service departments faster access to vehicle specific information. This added accessibility means parts and service departments will generate even more efficiencies in managing their customers and daily operations.”
DealerTrack is a leading provider of software and data solutions for the automotive retail industry. Its OpenTrack platform is an interface with the DealerTrack DMS that gives best-in-class third-party solution providers, such as Infomedia, real-time bi-directional access to a dealership's data. All Infomedia customers utilizing the DealerTrack DMS system will be able to add this new integration. It will be available for the popular Microcat® Electronic Parts Selling System, the new Auto PartsBridge® system that links body shops and dealers, as well Superservice MenusTM Service Quoting System.
Infomedia is a leading supplier of information solutions to the parts and service sector of the global automotive industry. Subscribed to by over 56,000 users from franchised and independent auto dealers and auto repair shops, the Company’s solutions are used every day in more than 160 countries and are provided in 29 languages. Infomedia’s parts selling system allows dealers to quickly and precisely identify replacement parts manufactured by the world’s leading automotive companies. IFM North America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Australian-based Infomedia Ltd. Infomedia is a publicly-listed company on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX symbol “IFM”). For more information, please visit: www.infomedia.com.au or www.ifmNorthAmerica.com.
DealerTrack's intuitive and high-value software solutions enhance efficiency and profitability for all major segments of the automotive retail industry, including dealers, lenders, OEMs, agents and aftermarket providers. Our solution set for dealers is the industry's most comprehensive. DealerTrack operates the industry's largest online credit application network, connecting more than 17,000 dealers with over 900 lenders. Our Dealer Management System (DMS) provides dealers with easy-to-use tools and real-time data access that will streamline any automotive business. Dealers using DealerTrack AAX get the inventory management tools and services needed to accelerate turns and increase profit. Our Sales and F&I solution enables dealers to streamline the entire sales process while structuring all types of deals from a single integrated platform. DealerTrack's Compliance solution helps dealers meet legal and regulatory requirements and protect their hard-earned assets. DealerTrack's family of companies also includes data and consulting services providers ALG and Chrome Systems. For more information please visit www.dealertrack.com.