Quorum Information Technologies Inc.
TSX VENTURE : QIS

Quorum Information Technologies Inc.

March 27, 2006 12:24 ET

RouteOne Integrates with Quorum Information Technologies' XSELLERATOR'TM' DMS Through Oxlo Systems

FARMINGTON HILLS, MICHIGAN AND CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - March 27, 2006) - RouteOne LLC today announced the integration of Quorum Information Technologies' (TSX VENTURE:QIS) XSELLERATOR™ Dealer Management System (DMS), with the RouteOne system for credit application management. The integration has been completed and is currently available for Quorum's Canadian and US dealers.

Integrating Quorum's DMS with RouteOne will speed up the credit application and decision process for dealers, as well as reduce data entry errors by eliminating duplicate data entry. Quorum and RouteOne benefited from their partnership with Oxlo Systems, the leading Dealer Communications Hub (DCH) provider, to facilitate the integration.

"Improving dealer efficiencies is a key focus for our company," said Maury Marks, President and CEO of Quorum. "By integrating the RouteOne credit application and decision process into our XSELLERATOR product, dealers will spend less time financing deals, which will free up more time to secure the next one."

"We provide dealers with a single access point to our ever-increasing network of lending sources, simplifying the automotive finance process," said Mike Jurecki, RouteOne CEO. "Quorum's momentum makes this a three-way win for RouteOne, Quorum and our dealer partners."

About RouteOne:

RouteOne was formed in 2002 by DaimlerChrysler Financial Services, Ford Motor Credit Company, General Motors Acceptance Corporation, and Toyota Financial Services to create a more streamlined credit application and contracting process for automobile dealers and their customers. With over 22,000 dealers in North America, the RouteOne web-based system allows automotive dealers to submit credit applications to the largest indirect lenders, request credit reports, and increase profitability with RouteOne's free Dealer Reporting Suite. Heavily integrated with the dealer CRM systems, RouteOne offers a common platform for all dealers' financing needs. More information is available at www.routeone.com.

About Quorum:

Quorum's focus is on developing, marketing, implementing and supporting its XSELLERATOR product for the automotive vertical. XSELLERATOR is a dealership and customer management software product which automates, integrates and streamlines every department in a dealership. Quorum currently has over 17% of the GM dealership market in Canada making it the third largest supplier of Dealership Management Systems for GM in Canada. Quorum was also recently named General Motors' IDMS Supplier for North America.


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Contact Information

  • Quorum Information Technologies Inc.
    Craig F. Nieboer
    V.P. & CFO
    (403) 777-0035 Ext. 110
    (403) 777-0039 (FAX)
    Email: NieboerC@QuorumIS.com
    or
    Quorum Information Technologies Inc.
    #200, 6715 - 8 Street N.E.
    Calgary, AB T2E 7H7
    or
    RouteOne LLC
    Suzi Straffon
    (248) 862-7074