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ALLDATA to Provide a Customized Shop Management System for Long-Time Customer AAMCO

ELK GROVE, Calif., Nov. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ALLDATA LLC, an AutoZone company and the leading provider of manufacturers’ automotive repair information and solutions for the professional automotive service and collision repair industries, announced today it has an agreement with AAMCO to deliver a customized shop management system with point-of-sale capabilities. The AAMCO Management System will be rolled out to all of AAMCO’s nearly 700 franchise locations starting in 2016.

The AAMCO Management System will upgrade AAMCO’s existing POS system to a cloud-based platform. It will include POS capabilities as well as shop management tools, including advanced scheduling, parts ordering from multiple vendors and access from anywhere there is an Internet connection. AAMCO franchisees will also benefit from ALLDATA Repair, ALLDATA Mobile and the experienced-based repair solutions, ALLDATA Community and ALLDATA Tech-Assist.

“ALLDATA’s agreement with AAMCO shows our dedication to delivering innovative, customized solutions to meet any vehicle repair or shop management need,” said Mitch Major, President of ALLDATA LLC. “ALLDATA’s product suite is ideal for any shop, large or small, to improve efficiency and streamline operations. We look forward to continuing to work with our partner, MAM Software, to develop and deliver made-to-order solutions for our customers.”

AAMCO was founded in Philadelphia in 1957 and became a franchise in 1962. The first franchise locations opened in 1963 and has expanded to nearly 700 shops nationwide. AAMCO’s service centers rely on the latest technology and expert technicians to diagnose needed repairs, fix it right the first time and back it with a nationwide warranty. They call it Total Car Care.

“We are delighted to partner with ALLDATA on the AAMCO Management System,” said Jim Gregory, CFO of AAMCO. “We have worked with ALLDATA for years and that background will help drive the success of this project. Our goal is to drive long term profitable growth to our franchisees by providing an improved consumer experience and increased efficiency in AAMCO stores.”

Chad Graham, AAMCO’s CIO said, “We are looking forward to rolling this out to all of our franchisees to streamline their workload and improve the customer experience at every shop.”

For more information about ALLDATA, or to learn how we can develop a custom shop management system for your business, please visit www.alldata.com.

About ALLDATA

ALLDATA, founded in 1986 with more than 80,000 automotive repair and collision shop subscribers, is the leading provider of manufacturers’ service and repair information, shop management software and customer relations tools for the automotive repair and collision industries. Professional automotive repair shops across North America depend on ALLDATA for their automotive repair information needs and to purchase parts from more than 3,400 AutoZone Commercial program locations.

ALLDATA Repair® is the leading provider of comprehensive, factory-correct repair information for the automotive industry—and it includes expert repair support in ALLDATA Community. ALLDATA Collision® is the single source of OEM collision repair information, delivering unedited and regularly updated information for structural repairs, mechanical and diagnostic information. The ALLDATA Mobile app, combined with a tablet, makes vehicle information and ALLDATA Repair available right at the vehicle to speed repairs. ALLDATA® Manage OnlineTM is a comprehensive shop management system that offers anytime, anywhere access to create quotes and invoices, electronically order parts, manage bays and technicians and track shop profitability. ALLDATA Tech-Assist provides one-on-one assistance by phone from ASE Certified Master Technicians to help diagnose and solve tough repairs. Visit www.alldata.com for more information.

About AutoZone:

As of August 29, 2015, AutoZone sells auto and light truck parts, chemicals and accessories through 5,141 AutoZone stores in 49 states plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico in the U.S., and 441 stores in Mexico and seven stores in Brazil and 20 IMC branches for a total count of 5,609.

AutoZone is the leading retailer and a leading distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the United States. Each store carries an extensive product line for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans and light trucks, including new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories, and non-automotive products. Many stores also have a commercial sales program that provides commercial credit and prompt delivery of parts and other products to local, regional and national repair garages, dealers, service stations, and public sector accounts. IMC branches carry an extensive line of OE quality import replacement parts. AutoZone also sells the ALLDATA brand diagnostic and repair software through www.alldata.com. Additionally, we sell automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories, and non-automotive products through www.autozone.com, and accessories and performance parts through www.autoanything.com, and our commercial customers can make purchases through www.autozonepro.com. AutoZone does not derive revenue from automotive repair or installation.


Media Contact Information: ALLDATA Tanushree Sircar at 916-478-3312 Fax: 916-684-6933 press.relations@alldata.com Contact Information: AutoZone Media: Ray Pohlman, 866-966-3017, ray.pohlman@autozone.com Financial: Brian Campbell, 901-495-7005, brian.campbell@autozone.com

Source:ALLDATA, LLC