Cologne, Germany. September 2018 – TecAlliance is presenting an integrated solution for the fleet and leasing business at Automechanika. Fleet Manager, with its “Forecast” and “Job Management” modules, is set up to optimise costs and processes for leasing companies, insurance companies, fleet managers, workshops and vehicle manufacturers; it offers numerous benefits for a wide variety of users.

The “Forecast” module is designed to calculate the anticipated maintenance and wear-and-tear costs for vehicles, which is of interest to a wide variety of target groups. It gives leasing companies a reliable basis to calculate their full-service leasing payments. These can also minimise the risk of in-house calculation errors by utilising a neutral, external cost model.  Insurance companies benefit thanks to Fleet Manager’s ability to calculate realistic premiums for maintenance insurance policies. Where maintenance is concerned, vehicle manufacturers and importers can compare their vehicles with those of market competitors and find ways to make their offerings more attractive. Last but not least, workshops can offer their private and business customers monthly service and maintenance packages in order to increase customer loyalty.

Among other features, the “Job Management” module automates the common workflow for order release for leasing companies, fleet and carpool managers and insurance companies on the one hand and for the workshops on the other. For affiliated workshops, this means a reduction in the administrative effort for order preparation and handling thanks to immediate approval and faster settlement of the invoice (or ‘faster payment’) by the fleet customer.

Time-consuming invoice checks and complaints are reduced to a minimum for the fleet customer. Reduced process costs through electronic transfer of the order and invoice data mean that fleet customers are freed to deal with more complex orders. The driver is on the road again faster because the car is returned sooner after service or repair. Both the workshop and fleet customer benefit from the greater satisfaction of their joint end customer.

Automatic request approval means that fleet/carpool managers do not need to check invoices later, while workshops do not lose time waiting for approval. In both cases, this reduces labour times. All orders are saved in the electronic vehicle file where they can be consulted at any time.

What makes Fleet Manager such a powerful solution? In addition to the outstanding quality and granularity of the repair and maintenance information that TecAlliance gathers, prepares and standardises, Fleet Manager manages the most diverse maintenance configurations from vehicle manufacturers and can constantly adapt to ever-shifting framework conditions. The brand and model range of interest to the fleet market with availability as a new vehicle during the past three years is over 96 per cent. Currently, Fleet Manager includes 4.2 million maintenance plans with 22.8 million standard labour times and 7.7 million items of technical data. The integration of the TecDoc catalogue data is planned for 2019.

The “Forecast” and “Job Management” modules are available both as a web application and a web service for tailored integration into existing systems. TecAlliance Fleet Manager can be administered by the customer, is fit for multiple users and is available in 24 languages.

Visit us from 11 to 15 September 2018 at the TecAlliance stand: Hall 5_6.1, Stands: A01 & A10. Information on further innovations that TecAlliance is presenting at Automechanika can be found here.   

About TecAlliance

For over 20 years, TecAlliance has been one of the world’s leading data specialists for networked collaboration in the digital automotive aftermarket. In addition to up-to-date OE-based vehicle and spare parts data on the basis of the TecDoc standard, the TecAlliance portfolio also includes comprehensive repair and maintenance information as well as integrated solutions and consultancy services for digital order handling, fleet management and market and data analysis in the automotive aftermarket. The TecDoc Catalogue is one of the world’s most comprehensive and leading automotive aftermarket catalogues.

Today more than 550 qualified TecAlliance employees from 26 nations are working around the world, using their profound technical and business knowledge of the automotive aftermarket to make data and processes more efficient.
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