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ALLDATA Manage Online Now Features Integrated WHI/Nexpart Catalog

ELK GROVE, Calif., Oct. 04, 2016 (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 that the newly improved Nexpart eCommerce solution by WHI Solutions, an eBay Company, is now an integrated catalog in ALLDATA Manage Online. ALLDATA has enabled a seamless multi-vendor ordering system within Manage Online, allowing shops to work more efficiently and increase revenue.

Manage Online is ALLDATA’s powerful shop management system that allows shops to manage everything from technician and bay schedules to customer experience and profitability – anytime, anywhere. This new integration enhances the Nexpart catalog functionality, which is currently available to Manage Online customers. The Nexpart eCommerce solution is connected to an extensive distributor network, making it faster and easier to order parts from AutoZone, Transtar and WHI/Nexpart online catalogs within Manage Online.

“ALLDATA Manage Online is designed to help customers streamline their business management operations, and the Nexpart catalog integration will further those goals,” said Mitch Major, President of ALLDATA LLC. “Using integrated catalogs to create estimates and invoices is much more efficient and allows shops to better meet customers’ needs. We are pleased to expand our relationship with WHI to serve customers and look forward to further strengthening our relationship.”

ALLDATA’s Product Development team is focused on product enhancements that improve the performance of the shops they serve. This integration reduces the steps needed to create invoices, improve accuracy and complete repairs more quickly to get vehicles back to customers.

“Our next-generation Nexpart catalog makes it simple for customers to research and order parts from thousands of locations including major retailers, buying group member warehouses and stores, independent sellers and specialists from one easy-to-use interface,” said Jim Grubbs, Director of Product Marketing at WHI Solutions, an eBay Company. “The seamless integration with ALLDATA Manage Online reduces re-keying and improves accuracy, helping our customers increase profits and spend less time ordering parts. It’s truly a win-win-win for all involved.”

About ALLDATA
ALLDATA, founded in 1986 with more than 100,000 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 or call 916-478-3094 for more information.

About AutoZone (NYSE:AZO):
As of August 27, 2016, AutoZone sells auto and light truck parts, chemicals and accessories through 5,297 AutoZone stores in 50 states plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico in the U.S., 483 stores in Mexico, and 26 IMC branches and eight stores in Brazil for a total count of 5,814.

AutoZone is the leading retailer and a leading distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the United States. Each AutoZone 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 original equipment 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, performance and replacement parts through www.autoanything.com, and our commercial customers can make purchases through www.autozonepro.com and www.imcparts.net. AutoZone does not derive revenue from automotive repair or installation.

ALLDATA Contact Information: Melissa Gomez at 916-478-3094 Fax: 916-684-6933 melissa.gomez@alldata.com AutoZone Contact Information Media: Ray Pohlman 866-966-3017 ray.pohlman@autozone.com Financial: Brian Campbell 901-495-7005 brian.campbell@autozone.com

Source:ALLDATA, LLC