Solera Audatex PlanManager increases technician utilization by 10%; dramatically reduces administrative time by 60 minutes per complaint
BRACKNEL, UK, January 28, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Solera, a Global Leader in Data, Risk and Asset Management Software Solutions for the Insurance and Automotive Industries, Today Announces Partnership with Leading Provider of Management Services accidents in the United Kingdom, Activate the limited group member of the Activate group of companies, to streamline the management of thousands of repairs per year with PlanManager.
PlanManager by Solera Audatex is a state-of-the-art, end-to-end bodywork management solution. Activate Accident Repair has already successfully integrated PlanManager at three of its repair sites to date and will work with the Audatex team to continue the rollout to all of its UK sites throughout 2021.
PlanManager enhances the repair management process for Activate Accident Repair and its customers by providing a digital-foremost management and triage solution, using integrated two-way customer communications and applications. With unparalleled intelligent data and automated assisted planning, the solution is proven to increase technician utilization by 10% and dramatically reduce administrative time by 60 minutes per claim.
The partnership will strategically support the growth objectives of Activate Accident Repair. The solution will support all sites with an expedited repair path for non-structural repairs, allowing for reduced times on small jobs. In addition, Activate Accident Repair centers are now able to provide and measure improved key-to-key time through intelligent job sorting, using images taken by the driver before the vehicle arrives on site.
Victoria turner, CEO of Activate Accident Repair commented on the partnership: “Working with an innovative partner like Solera complements our mission to be totally technology-driven and to present a transparent and open-book approach to accident repair with our customers. . Using PlanManager allows us to implement a more streamlined and efficient workflow process, and is already establishing itself as an integral part of realizing our future expansion plans in the UK. “
Simon meredith, Key Account Manager of Solera Audatex UK, also commented: “PlanManager delivers efficiency gains through intelligent and integrated solutions. This delivers a superior customer experience by giving users the tools and intelligent data needed to run an efficient workshop, enabling real-time tracking of all body shop management tasks and vehicle repairs. We can help Activate Accident Repair’s achieve its primary goal of using innovation and technology to connect and deliver real-time information to customers, reducing costs and downtime.
For more information visit: www.audatex.co.uk/solutions/planmanager
ABOUT SOLERA AUDATEX
Recognized around the world, Audatex UK has redefined global knowledge and data insight in risk and asset management since 1987. Through unparalleled integrated technology, we connect people, insurers and providers, and their enable faster and smarter decisions. As part of the Solera Group, we constantly challenge expectations through continuous investments and digital innovation.
Solera is a global leader in data and risk and asset management software solutions, providing businesses in the automotive and insurance ecosystem with reliable solutions that meet the highest standards for privacy, security and data integrity to support connectivity throughout the vehicle value chain. Solera’s solutions bring customers, insurers and suppliers together, enabling smarter decision-making through services, software, rich data, proprietary algorithms and machine learning. These come together to provide information and ensure that customers’ vehicles and property are optimally maintained and expertly repaired. The company is active in more than 90 countries on six continents. We process more than 300 million digital transactions per year for more than 235,000 customers and partners. Leveraging the industry-leading solutions capabilities and business process best practices of its technologies around the world, Solera delivers unmatched scalability and strength with superior performance while innovating to move the industry forward.
About the ACTIVATE ACCIDENT REPAIR group
Part of the Activate the group companies, Activate repair in the event of an accident is the fastest, smartest repair partner, delivering high quality repairs to dozens of insurers and fleet customers. Launched in 2019, it has sites in Birmingham, Leeds and Glasgow, and plans to open 15 more sites in rapid succession in 2021/22.
About Activate Group
Activate Group and its subsidiaries provide end-to-end accident management solutions to insurers, fleet providers, TPAs and brokers. The Group manages claims for business and commercial fleets through sopp + sopp, operate a nationwide authorized repair network for personal lines insurance claims through Engine repair network, deliver parts and consumables the next day via Sopp Parts and body repair via Activate Accident Repair. Based in the UK, Activate Group employs over 400 people, with two main offices in Halifax and Peterborough.
SOURCE Solera Holdings, Inc.