Presentation on theme: "Update Vehicle Inventory Project Barossa AutoDESA 10 th September, 2003 Andrew Lewis."— Presentation transcript:
Update Vehicle Inventory Project Barossa AutoDESA 10 th September, 2003 Andrew Lewis
Provides timely and accurate vehicle status information electronically to Dealers (via their DMS systems) First in a series of projects integrating core TMCA systems with Dealers’ systems using AutoDESA standards. Is a Pilot with 6 dealers and 5 DMS vendors. What is project Barossa?
Vehicle status information
Ultimately Dramatically improving the quality and timeliness of information and significantly removing non- value adding costs
Working successfully with Dealers and DMS vendors Delivering a working end-to-end solution Satisfying the Dealers, who strongly recommend full rollout The Vehicle Inventory specification adopted by the industry What is success?
Significant integration with 3 of the 5 DMS vendors. 1 Pilot dealer installation Internal TMCA development and testing on schedule. Vehicle Inventory Industry specification is progressing with AutoDESA Progress
Integration with remaining 2 DMS vendors IP/VPN and dealer network integration Conduct Pilots with live data in the dealerships Future re-alignment with the AutoDESA industry specification Understand and incorporate key learnings Prove the business case for full rollout Develop strategy and approach for full rollout The road ahead
Dealer involvement is critical Additional information will increase the business benefit: Invoicing Expanded information describing the Vehicle Linkage with the existing price file Connection with the “Dealer reference” Dealer environments are technologically diverse. Technical assistance in establishing the one-off XML/SOAP message infrastructure has sped up integration. Nobody wins unless everybody wins Key learnings so far…