CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwire – Sept. 13, 2011) – Quorum Information Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE:QIS) (Quorum) announced this week a strategic partnership with MPi (www.mpi-edge.com), the pioneer and leader in vehicle inspection tools, service workflow expertise, and consulting for automotive dealership service centers, to integrate its dealership management system, XSellerator™, with MPi's EDGE™ solutions.
MPi's primary focus with its EDGE program is providing dealerships the necessary tools, processes and training to successfully institute a comprehensive, World Class Inspection Program (WCI) in service departments across North America and Canada. Since 2003, MPi's proven results driven solution has been helping over 1,000 dealerships achieve a 4 or 5 to 1 return on investment by increasing the sale of legitimately needed service work.
XSellerator, Quorum's flagship product, is a dealership and customer management system that automates, integrates and streamlines every process across departments in a dealership. One of the select North American suppliers under General Motors' IDMS program, Quorum is the second largest DMS provider for GM's Canadian dealerships with 25% of the market, and the #1 provider under the GM IDMS program in North America.
Commenting on the new partnership, Mark Allen, Quorum's Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Services stated: “This is an exciting time for Quorum and MPi. Our customers will gain additional value in this relationship through seamlessly utilizing two industry leading products. This alliance is a further example of Quorum's strategic direction to partner with high value providers in the industry to bring comprehensive solutions to our customers.
“MPi provides dealers with a set of tools to effectively manage the process of World Class Inspections guarantying its success and profit contribution,” said Rich Holland, MPi's President. “Quorum's success in the marketplace made a strategic partnership a natural choice. The collaboration on integrating our technologies delivers tremendous workflow efficiency for our auto dealer customers.” Holland added.
Quorum is a North American company focused on developing, marketing, implementing and supporting its XSellerator product for GM, Isuzu, Chrysler, Hyundai, KIA, Nissan, Subaru, Saab, Suzuki, NAPA and Bumper to Bumper dealerships. XSellerator is a dealership and customer management software product that automates, integrates and streamlines every process across departments in a dealership. One of the select North American suppliers under General Motors' IDMS program, Quorum is the second largest DMS provider for GM's Canadian dealerships with 25% of the market. Quorum is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and Field-Level Managed ISV in both Canada and the United States. Quorum Information Technologies Inc. is traded on the Toronto Venture Exchange (TSX-V) under the symbol QIS. For additional information please go to www.QuorumDMS.com.
MPi, a wholly owned subsidiary of SRS, Inc., specializes in providing dealerships the necessary tools, processes and consulting to successfully implement a comprehensive, World Class Inspection Program (WCI) in service departments across North America and Canada. MPi's proven results driven solution has been helping thousands of dealerships achieve significant profit contribution. MPi's complete and all inclusive vehicle inspection program includes state of the art software solution, EDGE; personalized customer friendly communication tools (Recommended Action Plan™ and Know Your Vehicle™ Reports); detailed management analytical tools; ongoing consulting and training services; and process and performance metrics.
For more information visit: http://www.mpifix.com/company/overview.aspx.
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