Strategic agreement between ALLDATA ® and MAM Software provides an advanced shop management system to help auto repair shops enhance profitability and strengthen customer relationships. ELK GROVE, Calif., Oct. 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ALLDATA LLC, the leading provider of manufacturers' automotive repair information and solutions for professional automotive service and collision repair shops, has entered into a strategic agreement with MAM Software to launch ALLDATA ® Manage® Online, an innovative cloud-based shop management system. "At ALLDATA, we are all about helping shop owners and managers increase their profits and reduce their stress," said ALLDATA President Jeff Lagges. "Joining with MAM Software to take shop management into the cloud was the next logical step in our continuing effort to help shops succeed in a very challenging business climate. MAM Software is a major provider of shop management solutions and an excellent fit for ALLDATA. Shop owners and managers who already use our traditional ALLDATA Manage program love it, and the online version will make their lives even better." ALLDATA Manage Online is an advanced, easy-to-use shop management tool for generating fast and easy repair estimates, repair orders and invoices. The program includes a comprehensive vehicle owner database and integrated labor and parts costs, as well as online ordering from all the leading parts catalogs. Many other profitability and productivity features are built in, including automatic backups and updates. ALLDATA Manage Online is easily accessible anytime, anywhere, from the counter to the repair bays to offsite. As part of its customer service commitment, ALLDATA will convert existing shop databases at no additional charge. Commenting on the product launch, MAM Software CEO Mike Jamieson said, "We are very excited to be working with such a well-known and respected brand as ALLDATA. This agreement will allow MAM Software to capitalize on ALLDATA's market position and strengthen our presence within the US auto repair sector. Combining our respective offerings within a single platform will create a best-of-breed shop management solution that will harness the experience and expertise of each organization. By leveraging our innovative cloud SMS platform, ALLDATA will simplify the deployment and management of software and data services to its customers."