Omnique Adds CARFAX QuickVIN to Shop Management Software

For further information: Christopher Basso, Carfax Public Relations, Phone (703) 934-2664

DENVER, Colo. (Oct. 27, 2011) - Omnique Shop Management Software has upgraded its shop management system (SMS) with Carfax QuickVIN. Users now can retrieve the year/make/model and vehicle identification number (VIN) of their customers' cars by entering only the license plate information. The new tool is available free with the latest version of Omnique's online shop management system.

"Carfax QuickVIN has made Omnique even easier to use," said John Manka, owner of 1 Stop Tire & Auto in Castle Rock, CO. "Our service advisors now get accurate vehicle information without having to leave the counter. And we are already gaining new customers from having our name on the Carfax Vehicle History Report."

Eight out of ten SMS users would prefer to have Carfax QuickVIN available with their current system, according to a recent independent study.

"The Carfax QuickVIN tool has quickly become a fan favorite for our users," said Kris Hammon, Director of Business Development for Omnique. "Our system is dependent upon having accurate vehicle information available to generate estimates and parts pricing and availability. Carfax QuickVIN has signifigantly improved the accuracy of the users' upfront vehicle information while adding the benefits of Carfax's market reach all at no additional cost. A true win-win!"

Omnique users using Carfax QuickVIN also have their service records turned into free advertising on Carfax Vehicle History Reports. Shop name and contact information appears alongside each service record on the Carfax Report, reaching millions of potential customers that use Carfax.

About Omnique Shop Management Software

Omnique is the premier shop management system for today's shop owner. Providing instant networking of multiple locations without expensive technical equipment Omnique is well suited for owners of 1 location or 100. Omnique is the only fully integrated, web-based shop management system to include labor times and online parts ordering.

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