SOURCE: AutoSoft International

AutoSoft International

February 17, 2009 09:10 ET

AutoSoft Adds 4 New Integration Points for GM Parts Workbench, First DMS Provider to Complete Parts Workbench Deployment

WEST MIDDLESEX, PA--(Marketwire - February 17, 2009) - DMS provider AutoSoft International announced today the addition of four new integration points for GM Parts Workbench and completion of its deployment of GM Parts Workbench to its GM dealership customers.

GM Parts Workbench is a web-based General Motors communications and parts ordering interface between dealers and the factory. It replaced GM Remote Automated Parts Input for Dealers (RAPID).

AutoSoft, an endorsed GM Integrated Dealer Management System (IDMS) provider, also announced that is has now also completed the roll out of its complete GM Parts Workbench integration solution to all GM dealers using the AutoSoft dealer management systems.

New GM Parts Workbench integration points announced today by AutoSoft are: integration of Parts Availability; Parts Information; Materials Return and Claims; and invoice details and summary functionality to its GM Parts Workbench solution. AutoSoft rolled out phase one of GM Parts Workbench last fall, Parts Ordering.

AutoSoft, the third largest dealer management system provider, was the prime developer for the GM Parts Workbench integration software, which has since been released to other GM-IDMS providers for work with their customers.

Details of these four new integration points are:

--  Parts Availability: Visibility into GM's Parts Distribution Centers'
    parts inventory, parts availability status and parts costs.
--  Parts Information: Real-time updates on new parts information and
    updates, supplementing data supplied through GM's monthly parts tapes.
--  Material Returns and Claims: Build a return order and submit
    electronically to GM.
--  Invoice Details: Weekly invoice and associated costs details; monthly
    invoice and association costs details; and, monthly summaries showing
    receive rate, return and reserve rates and more.

About AutoSoft International

AutoSoft is a provider of PC-based DMS accounting, payroll, desking, service, parts, body shop and F&I business software. The third-largest DMS provider, AutoSoft has served the DMS needs of auto retailers for more than 20 years. For more information, visit

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