April 29, 2010
-- Scottsdale, Ariz. – It’s the time of year when people throughout the country begin servicing their cars for the hot summer months. From scheduled maintenance and check-ups to air conditioning repair, auto technicians are tapping into the technology of online automotive service scheduling software to better manage their customer appointments and streamline their business operations.
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scheduling software, gives automotive dealerships and their service departments, auto centers and technicians the tools they need to automate their appointment-
setting procedures. The online scheduler offers such functions as secure customer self-scheduling, whereby individuals can access a secure Web page and book their services and times at their own convenience, 24 hours a day; automated e-mail and text reminders sent prior to scheduled service times; online payment options; and robust report-generating capabilities.
As a Web-based application, Appointment-
Plus does not require any software installation or costly computer hardware. It’s also accessible from any Internet connection, which allows facilities and technicians to manage their customers and service times from outside their workplace or home.
“Appointments are a necessary and oftentimes tedious task automotive service providers must properly manage for their businesses to be successful,”
says Ryan Kelly, vice president of sales and marketing at StormSource, the developer of Appointment-
Plus. “Automating the process by utilizing scheduling features found in Appointment-
Plus benefits both them and their clients.”
The versatility of Appointment-
Plus makes it the perfect fit for scheduling and managing various automotive services, such as scheduled maintenance and check-ups, oil changes, tire rotations, air conditioning and heating repair and service, brake inspections and vehicle detailing. Additionally, its automated e-mail and text message reminders can dramatically reduce the number of “no-show” customers.
Plus supplies over 3,500 clients throughout the United States, Canada and 10 other countries the tools they need to schedule customer and patient appointment times, book rooms, accept registrations and many other services. Geared primarily toward small businesses such as medical offices and healthcare facilities, spas, health clubs and massage therapists, users of the service also include Fortune 500 companies, colleges and universities, healthcare agencies and facilities, federal and local government, and freight and delivery services.
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is a Scottsdale-based technology firm specializing in the development of online appointment software for a wide variety of applications and industries, such as its Appointment-