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Details This customer service and marketing tool will let your customers see the progress of their vehicle repair through the Internet and your shop’s website. Photos are uploaded and posted to your site each day and customers can check on their vehicle remotely at any time. The system also allows supplement approvals to be completed through the site. 


Phone 877.977.6473

CCC ONE Total Repair Platform

CCC Information Services

Details Designed as the industry’s first single desktop auto body solution, this system combines collision repair estimating, shop management and direct repair program performance. The modular, hosted auto repair software can be customized to meet the needs of repair facilities of all sizes.


Phone 866.970.9043

Collision S3500


Details This system is a single source for manufacturer auto collision repair information. It includes procedures for sectioning and structural repairs, new materials such as high-strength steels, electronic system reset procedures, complex technologies, panel removal and replacement, mechanical information and more.


Phone 800.697.2533


Combined Computer Technology

Details This is an auto body management system—not an estimating system—that specializes in the process of job costing a repair order and posting all financial transactions to a built-in accounting system. The system bridges estimates and supplements from CCC, ADP and Mitchell. 


Phone 360.582.0202


Carrus Technologies

Details CollisionWay is a Windows-based, bilingual management system designed for shop owners. The system interfaces with ADP and Mitchell estimating systems. When an estimate is complete, a double click will send all information to CollisionWay in a work order format. Offers remote access and Internet ordering capabilities.


Phone 450.677.8797

HQ Communication


Details HyperQuest created this sytem to provide easy and quick capability to evaluate and implement new services and providers. The system can move or collect claims data from any estimating platform, implement an estimate and document transfer service in days, implement a data gathering system across multiple shops in 24 hours and more.


Phone 847.499.7400

New iPad


Details Whether you’re looking for a durable computing device for customers to use in your lobby, or a mobile tablet to use on the shop floor, the iPad has you covered. With numerous applications including Mail, Calendar, Notes and Safari, it will allow you to stay productive, or your customers to stay entertained and impressed.


Phone 800.854.3680



Details This management tool is designed to easily and accurately calculate the amount of paint and materials used to repair and refinish a vehicle. Information from the program can be used to improve material inventory and purchasing, provide better job costing for each vehicle repaired and to create a paint and materials invoice.


Phone 478.474.5593

RepairCenter TechAdvisor


Details This system offers integrated access to up-to-date OEM repair information and procedures needed to properly repair today’s complex vehicles. TechAdvisor provides comprehensive model coverage going back up to 30 years. New features include a diagnostic trouble codes library and a quick reference for special materials.


Phone 800.238.9111

Motion J3500 Tablet PC

Motion Computing

Details This rugged and powerful slate tablet computer was designed for field professionals who work in harsh environments, such as a body shop. it is ideal for those who compute while walking or standing and it can be used on a desktop. It is 3.6 pounds, has a rubberized coating for shock dampening and Gorilla Glass for damage resistance.


Phone 866.682.2538


PPG Industries

Details This software application manages the color formulation and mixing operation in collision repair shops. It also manages the costs and productivity of the paint operation and provides immediate access to information need to make decisions on job costs, material use, mixing efficiency, inventory and more. 


Phone 440.572.2800

Shop Find Local


Details This is a complete turn-key program designed to help shops take advantage of local search trends on major search engines. For a one-time $199 payment, participating customers will receive a landing page website (deduct $40 if you have one) and a setup to maximize exposure on Google Places, Google Maps, Yahoo! Local and Bing.


Phone 888.932.3780


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