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Wednesday January 21

AAA Names ADP Claims Services Group Preferred Supplier

ADP Claims Services Group, a provider of integrated business solutions for the property and casualty, collision repair and automotive recycling industries, has announced that AAA has chosen ADP as the preferred provider of computerized estimating systems for AAA Approved Auto Body shops across the United States.

"With ADP, our auto body service providers can work smarter, faster and more effectively," said John Nielsen, Director, Approved Auto Repair for AAA. "Shoplink makes estimating faster, more complete and more accurate, improving the overall quality of repairs and ensuring a satisfactory customer experience. These factors are an important part of AAA's goal to expand its collision repair network in the United States."

In addition to Shoplink, AAA Approved Auto Body facilities will have access to other ADP solutions included in the agreement:

  • ADP Database -- Contains over 4 million OEM collision parts and prices and has the intelligence to select precise information to fit the specifications for domestic and import vehicles dating back to 1970. Vehicle information, including price changes, is updated and released to customers monthly via CD-ROM.
  • Fully Integrated Imaging -- selects and attaches images to estimates quickly and easily.
  • Electronic Trading Partners -- Communication tool used to upload and download assignments from the collision center's insurance partners.
  • Parts Exchange (PXN) -- Aftermarket component of estimating software, allows users to select the aftermarket part vendors for quick and accurate pricing on part numbers and identifies where the parts are located.
  • Parts Exchange Salvage (PXS) -- The largest recycled parts database in the world offered through ADP's EDEN(R) recycled parts locating product.

"ADP is proud to be a part of AAA's strategic approach to expanding services and benefits to motorists," said John Kotsopoulos, vice president sales, collision repair services North America, ADP Claims Services Group. "This strategic relationship is strengthened by ADP's flexibility to help customize a computerized estimating system program to meet unique client goals."

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