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ALLDATA Manage Update Delivers Superior Customer Experience

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

ALLDATA Manage Update Delivers Superior Customer Experience09:50 EST Tuesday, February 28, 2012ELK GROVE, Calif., Feb. 28, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ALLDATA LLC, the leading provider of manufacturers' vehicle repair information and solutions for the professional automotive service and collision repair industries, has released a significant update of its ALLDATA Manage shop management system. "We are continually analyzing the needs of shops and developing creative solutions to help them become more profitable," said Kevin Culmo, ALLDATA's Group Vice President of Sales, Operations and Strategic Planning. "Our latest update to ALLDATA Manage offers a reliable, efficient tool for enhancing revenue in today's tight economy." Stephanie Buyagawan, Service Manager at Brown's Automotive, Inc. in Black Diamond, Washington has evaluated ALLDATA Manage 4.9.3. She says, "We've been using ALLDATA Manage since we opened in 2008. The new version of Manage is faster, more responsive, more stable and easier to use. I like the spell check feature. It makes my documentation look more professional. What I like best about ALLDATA and their products is the fact that they have the best product support. Their customer support is absolutely priceless." The updated ALLDATA Manage system provides repair shop owners and managers with tools to help efficiently operate their businesses. Key features include a more intuitive user interface, electronic parts ordering with multiple credential support, spell check, average car count reporting and improved performance. "This update to ALLDATA Manage will successfully compete with any shop management system on the market," says David Butler, ALLDATA Technical Product Owner. "It is a very stable, feature-rich product." For more information on ALLDATA and ALLDATA Manage, please visit www.alldata.com/manage or call 800-697-2533.About ALLDATAALLDATA, founded in 1986, with more than 80,000 automotive repair and collision shop subscribers, is the leading provider of manufacturers' service and repair information, shop management software and customer relations tools for the automotive repair and collision industries. Professional automotive repair shops across North America depend on ALLDATA for their automotive repair information needs and to purchase parts from more than 2,200 AutoZone Commercial program locations. ALLDATA® RepairSM S3000 is the leading provider of comprehensive, factory-correct repair information for the automotive industry. ALLDATA® CollisionSM S3500 is the single source of OEM collision repair information delivering unedited and regularly updated information for structural repairs, mechanical and diagnostic information. Also available are: ALLDATA® ManageSM, a strategic shop management system; ALLDATA® MarketSM, a web-based shop marketing tool to bring in new and repeat business and the AutoZone® Aftermarket Parts Catalog and AZ PartsConnect® program for aftermarket parts estimating and electronic ordering. ALLDATAdiy.com provides consumers with repair articles, factory technical service bulletins, and illustrations for a specific vehicle, along with a link to ALLDATA-approved repair shops. Visit www.alldata.com for more information.About AutoZone: As of November 19, 2011, AutoZone sells auto and light truck parts, chemicals and accessories through 4,551 AutoZone stores in 48 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and 281 stores in Mexico. AutoZone is the leading retailer and a leading distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the United States. Each store carries an extensive product line for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans and light trucks, including new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories, and non-automotive products. Many stores also have a commercial sales program that provides commercial credit and prompt delivery of parts and other products to local, regional and national repair garages, dealers, service stations, and public sector accounts.  AutoZone also sells the ALLDATA brand diagnostic and repair software through www.alldata.com. Additionally, we sell automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories, non-automotive products and subscriptions to the ALLDATAdiy product through www.autozone.com, and our commercial customers can make purchases through www.autozonepro.com.    AutoZone does not derive revenue from automotive repair or installation.CONTACT: Media Contact Information: ALLDATA Debbie Mitchell at 888-892-2332 Fax: 916-684-6933 press.relations@alldata.com AutoZone Contact Information Media: Ray Pohlman at 866-966-3017 ray.pohlman@autozone.com Financial: Brian Campbell at 901-495-7005 brian.campbell@autozone.com