MCLEAN, Va., July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Standards for Technology in Automotive Retail (STAR), the global information technology (IT) standards body for retail automotive and related industries, has released the new major version of its 2017 Business Object Documents repository.
STAR has worked with its membership to develop over 200 XML message formats covering over 35 business areas from customer relationship management to fixed and variable operations.
The STAR XML repository continues to be actively modified and developed by the membership.
STAR's original charter was to support the retail automotive industry, however in recent years it has expanded its support effectively demonstrating value in related industries including:
Medium & Heavy-duty Trucks
Enhancements to Business Object Documents (BOD) were made in the areas of Parts Inventory, Vehicle Inventory, Vehicle Specifications, Retail Delivery Reporting, and Parts Invoice.
Additionally, enhancements were made to the STAR Web Services framework.
STAR and its Members have also continued making improvements to the Dealer Security Guidelines. The new guidelines will be available on March 2018.
For more information about the latest release, please visit the STAR XML Latest Release page.
If you have any questions about this release, or would like to learn about the benefits of becoming a STAR Member such as the availability of the STAR XDesign tool for XML development, please contact:
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SOURCE Standards for Technology in Automotive Retail