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System Explanation

Since the global financial crash of 2007, the focus on used vehicle profitability has significantly increased among owners of large volumes of used vehicle inventory.

As a result of legacy management systems and quantity of third party that interface into their used vehicle processes, many large vehicle inventory owners are burdened by disparate, inefficient and complex systems to manage their stock. Typically this issue affects businesses such as vehicle manufacturers and large fleet, leasing and rental companies.

RMS Automotive provides modular inventory management software and insight that ensures the streamlined, efficient processing of those vehicles throughout the lifecycle – from build, to transportation, to in-life to defleet to remarketing and then on to retail. RMS interfaces with all key third party systems to provide a single view throughout the entire process.

RMS Automotive technology reduces risk and maximises return on investment through the application of agile inventory management systems. These systems unify and transform the used vehicle inventory management process, through increased visibility and accountability which, combined with insights from data that RMS systems produce, improves decision-making.

RMS Automotive systems facilitate cross border transactions, support the differing EU tax regimes and can be:

Our systems transform each stage of the used vehicle lifecyle. Click the interactive numbers on the lifecyle for more information.

System Modules

1. NEW VEHICLE TRACKING
  • FEATURE:

    Manage transportation of new vehicles from point of origination.

  • BENEFIT:

    Visibility of logistics, points of origin and new car build options.

  • RESULT:

    More accurate valuations as vehicle ages.

2. IN-SERVICE TRACKING
  • FEATURE:

    Tracks vehicle information throughout first term including VIN or reg, driver name, specifics of the term (time, mileage), fleet information.

  • BENEFIT:

    Real-time visibility of vehicle use. Enables CRM activities for end of term.

  • RESULT:

    Maintain accurate portfolio value.

3. UPSTREAM SALES
  • FEATURE:

    Gives clients the ability to list in-service vehicles for sale upon defleeting, pricing vehicles based on expected return condition & mileage; and validating the sale upon return of the vehicle.

  • BENEFIT:

    Accelerates sales opportunities and minimises use of higher cost sales channels.

  • RESULT:

    Maintain accurate portfolio value.

4. CONSUMER PRE-TERM APP
  • FEATURE:

    Mobile app gives consumers the option to self-inspect vehicles and report damage in less than 10 mins, including an easy photography interface and guide, with push notifications to guide next steps, personalised offers, damage estimates etc.

  • BENEFIT:

    Maintain positive brand experience with consumers and dealers.

  • RESULT:

    Drive loyalty for new car purchases.

5. VEHICLE DEFLEETING
  • FEATURE:

    Transfer of possession to dealers; responsive design for any mobile device; easy condition capture and validation; facilitates consumer or dealer purchases; logistics management for passed vehicles; invoicing for excess wear & tear or mileage.

  • BENEFIT:

    Transforms a typically disjointed process with user-friendly tools.

  • RESULT:

    Seamless transfer from used car return to new car purchase.

6. VEHICLE REMARKETING
  • FEATURE:

    Manual entry price capture with price adjustment retrieval; manual channel assignment to online or physical auctions; automated channel cascading; online auctioning to defleeting dealer, by invitation or open sales; dealer listings in white label sites; wholesale telesales function; autograde calculation from compliant condition report; bulk sales of bundled vehicles; manage vehicle logistics from return through to physical auction; order reconditioning per inspection; invoicing for excess wear & tear or damage on returned vehicles; publishing vehicles to retail websites after wholesale purchase.

  • BENEFIT:

    Total transparency to all key stakeholders.

  • RESULT:

    Single-point control of full wholesale workflow in all channels.

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