Archive for May, 2015

CCC Information Services Inc. Acquires DriveFactor Inc.

Hari Rao / Company News /

Acquisition strengthens and extends DriveFactor’s technology to create the first full-service, open telematics platform for auto insurance Chicago, IL, May 12, 2015 – CCC Information Services Inc. (“CCC”) announced today it has acquired DriveFactor Inc. (“DriveFactor”), provider of a highly robust, flexible technology platform for insurance telematics. CCC, a leading SaaS technology provider to the U.S. […]

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CCC ONE Touch is ONE!

Jaclyn Sorci / Collision Repair Newsletter /

CCC ONE Touch is one year old! Last spring, we released our tablet app, allowing our customers to write estimates on their tablet, right at the car. Since then, over 5,000 shops have started using Touch and have written over $1 billion in estimates! We want to thank our customers for embracing this new technology! […]

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Did You Know?

Jaclyn Sorci / Collision Repair Newsletter /

Did you know that you can now print your logo on every estimate? Take two minutes right now to configure CCC ONE to print your logo: 1. Select Configure > Profile 2. Select Edit on your shop profile 3. Select Company Information in the left menu 4. Click in the box to add your logo […]

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Keeping it Real: Online Reviews

Jaclyn Sorci / Collision Repair Newsletter /

Business managers and consumers are using review websites like Yelp and Angie’s List every day to interact with each other. Consumers place significant value on the opinions these sites provide access to, and business owners—including collision repairers–don’t want to miss the opportunity to get found by potential customers who are searching online. In spite of […]

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A little mustard, please.

Hari Rao / Perspectives /

I saw the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile when I was a kid and it was the coolest thing. I pointed at it and yanked on my mother’s sleeve, she smiled and told me she remembered seeing it when she was a little girl. That day burned an image in my memory that hasn’t faded a bit. […]

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Continued Growth of Network Management

Susanna Gotsch / Research /

Claim Counts Recover The collision repair industry has experienced a great deal of change over the last several years. The Great Recession drove already flat-to-declining vehicle accident frequency down further, while high unemployment rates led to further declines in overall U.S. miles driven. In 2014, however, the industry saw claim frequency rise to levels last […]

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