LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AiM, a national independent third-party inspection company, and Manheim have completed the North American roll-out of AiM software to 79 Manheim locations in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. The software and services power an innovative process inside the gates and provide a basis for further evolution of inspections products at wholesale auction locations. The technology includes enhanced vehicle description, images and intelligent data recall. The main technology components of the roll-out is AiM Inspect Capture, a smartphone app running on Android devices. The software is backed by dedicated support from AiM. The roll-out marks the first Manheim wide deliverable of the joint development efforts between AiM and Manheim which started May 2015.
"The inspection software we're providing Manheim is a great example of our expanded capabilities and reach," said Jim Yates, AiM CEO. "These products and services will be made available to other clients who place a high value in a standardized and efficient inspection process and the vast condition history in our Data Store. The software demonstrates the continued evolution of AiM's technology capabilities and our deep commitment to meeting the needs of our alliance partners, clients and the industry."
"We are thrilled with the performance of this technology," said Grace Huang, Manheim SVP Manheim Inventory Solutions. "We are glad to be working together on the continued evolution of high quality, consistent inspections and vehicle information. The roll-out of this software is part of our ongoing focus on improved experiences for our buyers and sellers."
"We worked closely with Manheim to reach this milestone," said Mark Phillips, AiM Chief Enterprise Architect. "We are grateful for the trails they've blazed and appreciate their trust. This roll-out marks the next generation evolution of our inspection and remarketing technology capabilities. We look forward to delivering ongoing innovations to our partners, clients and the industry."
Long Beach, Calif.-based AiM (Alliance Inspection Management) is an independent company to inspect the condition of new and used vehicles from bumper to bumper. AiM's national team of 1,200 employees are automotive experts equipped with the latest technology to perform comprehensive, 150-point vehicle evaluation and deliver a condition report within 48 hours of the inspection. AiM has auto manufacturers, rental fleets, dealers, auction houses, finance companies and consumers among its clientele. Founded in 2005, AiM has performed more than 60 million vehicle inspections since its inception. For more information, please visit www.aiminspections.com or www.aimmobileinspections.com.
Manheim® is North America's leading provider of vehicle remarketing services, connecting buyers and sellers to the largest wholesale used vehicle marketplace and most extensive auction network. Through its 115 physical, digital and mobile auction sales, the company helps dealer and commercial clients achieve business results by providing innovative end-to-end inventory solutions. Approximately 18,000 employees enable Manheim to register about 7.5 million used vehicles per year, facilitate transactions representing nearly $50 billion in value and generate annual revenues of more than $2.6 billion. Headquartered in Atlanta, Manheim North America is a Cox Automotive™ brand. For more information, visit http://press.manheim.com.
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