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I just started using them. They have a lot of things to offer. They seem to get the weaknesses of Mitchell and come up with solutions. They have a lube sticker printing software program that calculates the next service by your choice of good-better-best oil change with intervals set by you. The next service due is calculated by miles per day if the vehicle has prior service history. Then it will automatically set the next appointment on the calendar. In speaking with them they have been very helpful when I have questions as there are many features that they offer. They have weekly webinars on using the program. They have different invoice layouts that are easier for the customer to understand like grouping each labor op separately by part, labor and total for each job. They are customizable as well.

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I just started using them. They have a lot of things to offer. They seem to get the weaknesses of Mitchell and come up with solutions. They have a lube sticker printing software program that calculates the next service by your choice of good-better-best oil change with intervals set by you. The next service due is calculated by miles per day if the vehicle has prior service history. Then it will automatically set the next appointment on the calendar. In speaking with them they have been very helpful when I have questions as there are many features that they offer. They have weekly webinars on using the program. They have different invoice layouts that are easier for the customer to understand like grouping each labor op separately by part, labor and total for each job. They are customizable as well.

 

In addition to the 3 default interval settings, the latest release contains a Community Recommended Interval. This option allows users to select the Normal or Severe interval for that YMM vehicle. Additionally, that setting is remembered for that YMM and is used everytime that YMM is serviced. This was introduced to address the lawsuit regarding the 3 months 3000 mile global standard being outdated.

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I got an email from Mitchell about this one. Very interested in more info.

 

 

Ken is the manager there and has been very helpful. I see that he has joined the forum so I'm sure he will be able to help you out.

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Ed Gordon

Mitchell1 Rep

Bolt-On was contracted to build add-on products for Mitchell1. The product name via Mitchell1 is ProPack which at this point offers 3 components:

1) REPORT PRO:

Report Pro 3:08 -

Report Pro provides your customers the information they need to understand the work performed and keep them coming back.

Enhanced reporting with by-the-job invoicing

Customized ‘themed’ template includes:

Affiliation logos, credit card logos, shop web site

QR code to add appointments to smart phones

SocialCRM and other links on PDF export

Configurable coupons

Enhanced tech worksheets

Service history by category, timeline and period

User defined colors, fonts, background

Manufacturer branded vehicle inspection sheets

2) LUBE STICKER PRO:

Lube Sicker Pro 2:13 -

Lube Sticker Pro ensures you never forget to add recommendations to your customer’s vehicle, and it never forgets to set the appointment in your shop management program for the next appointment.

Print windshield reminders with your logo

Books each customers next appointments before they leave

Accurately predicts when that vehicle should return for service

As easy to use as clicking a print button

3) MESSAGE PRO

Message Pro 1:54 -

Message Pro uses text messaging to connect you to your customers and their smart phones.

Send and receive text messages directly from your management repair order screen.

Provides cell number for shop to send and receive text messages

Provides efficient alternative to leaving messages on voice mail

No busy signals; get needed approvals/responses sooner

 

I hope this information along with videos will help.

If you would like more information please contact your local rep or myself if in NY area.

 

Ed Gordon

914-456-1015

[email protected]

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