NEWARK, Calif. – WORLDPAC has announced a global strategic alliance with Autologic Diagnostics, a provider of comprehensive automotive diagnostics and expert technical support. Autologic has integrated WORLDPAC speedDIAL online cataloging functionality into its diagnostic devices. Now, Autologic users that are also WORLDPAC customers can diagnose a vehicle, check parts availability at any time, confirm pricing and place orders directly through their Autologic devices. The two companies says this will create a seamless process from initial diagnosis to parts sourcing and vehicle repair, which they believe to be an industry first.
According to WORLDPAC and Autologic, this collaboration will enable independent repair facilities to better manage the ever-increasing complexity of European vehicles. The combination of Autologic and WORLDPAC’s speedDIAL catalog will deliver a deeper level of diagnosis and a straight-through diagnose-to-fix process, they say.
“Joining forces with WORLDPAC is going to save our shared customers a great deal of time and money in many direct and practical ways,” said John Conoley, CEO of Autologic Diagnostics. “WORLDPAC represents a fine fit for us and by integrating their service into our devices we will, overnight, extend the value of our devices into new areas of the technician’s workflow.”
“The collaboration between WORLDPAC and Autologic has been long-standing and this latest integration of speedDIAL with Autologic will greatly increase the customer’s shop efficiency along with vehicle through-put. We can now say that we have a real solution for accurate European and British vehicle diagnosis along with providing the right part at the right time,” said Mario Recchia, SVP of marketing at WORLDPAC.
In practical terms, the WORLDPAC service will be accessed through a single, always-accessible button, on the Autologic device. All WORLDPAC customers will need to do is enter their existing account number. VIN numbers will then be exchanged seamlessly with WORLDPAC to ensure the right parts are ordered for the vehicle being diagnosed.
The new service became available to existing Autologic and WORLDPAC customers in October and will form part of the next scheduled software update.