HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors announced
today that it designated ADP Dealer Services, the leading provider of fully
integrated, Web-enabled dealership management systems (DMS), as a General
Motors Integrated Dealer Management System (IDMS) endorsed provider.
GM's IDMS program simplifies technology requirements for its dealers by
endorsing DMS solutions that seamlessly integrate data between GM dealers
and GM's internal systems. This faster and easier transfer of information
streamlines operations, increases productivity, assists with management of
parts inventories and improves customer service.
ADP will launch w.e.b.Suite GM IDMS as its IDMS offering for GM-branded
North American retailers, including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC,
HUMMER, Pontiac and SAAB dealers, at this year's NADA Convention in
February. Built on ADP's evolutionary w.e.b.Suite platform, w.e.b.Suite GM
IDMS will be available as either an on-site or ASP Managed Services model.
Customized Desktops and Real-Time Information Increase Dealership
ADP's w.e.b.Suite GM IDMS will offer GM dealers an IDMS that includes
access to a "full view" of each customer, featuring open and updated
transactions, contact-preference information and sales and service history;
and real-time information on key business metrics, such as sales numbers,
repair orders and service requests. These features will help dealership
managers make better decisions and increase customer satisfaction.
Additional features of w.e.b.Suite GM IDMS will include a
month-to-month contract between GM and the dealer, consistent prices for
the contract term, select services for GM dealers and GM integration points
included in the price. GM and ADP also have available optional software and
hardware items that allow dealers to enhance w.e.b.Suite GM IDMS for their
"ADP is excited by the opportunity to provide GM dealers with a
technology solution that will streamline the transfer of information and
enhance dealer performance," said Steve Anenen, president of ADP Dealer
Services. "With the innovative technology and adaptability ADP is known
for, w.e.b.Suite GM IDMS will help GM dealers to simplify daily operations
in order to sell more cars, parts and service profitably."
Full details will be available at the ADP booth at the 2007 NADA
Convention to help prospects fully understand w.e.b.Suite GM IDMS, and it
will be available for sale to GM-branded retailers immediately following
the NADA Convention.
About ADP Dealer Services
ADP Dealer Services provides integrated computing solutions to nearly
25,000 auto, truck, motorcycle, marine and recreational vehicle dealers
throughout the United States, Canada, Asia, China, Europe and the Middle
East. ADP Dealer Services is a business unit of Automatic Data Processing,
Inc (NYSE: ADP). ADP, with nearly $9 billion in revenues and more than
570,000 clients worldwide, is one of the largest providers of a broad range
of premier, mission-critical, cost-effective transaction processing and
information-based business solutions. More information on ADP Dealer
Services is available on the Internet at http://www.dealersuite.com .
SOURCE ADP Dealer Services