ELK GROVE, Calif., Dec. 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ALLDATA LLC, the leading provider of manufacturers' automotive repair information and solutions for professional automotive service and collision repair shops, has launched its cloud-based shop management system, ALLDATA ® Manage TM Online. "Online systems bring much greater convenience to shops already struggling to find enough time in their day," said ALLDATA President Jeff Lagges. "ALLDATA Manage Online can significantly boost a shop's efficiency, and whenever efficiency goes up, profitability follows. ALLDATA is the leader in technology to help shops prosper, and we never stop working to develop tools that make a positive difference." ALLDATA previously announced its collaboration with MAM Software ® to develop the online version of ALLDATA's popular shop management system. The online version of ALLDATA Manage retains all the program's profitability features: fast and easy write-ups and invoices, integrated labor and parts costs, online parts ordering from the leading catalogs, real-time profit monitoring, "smart" shop jobs and more. Because ALLDATA Manage Online can be accessed from anywhere at any time, shop owners and managers can monitor shop operations remotely, while helping to free up valuable time. ALLDATA Manage Online is compatible with most major operating systems. ALLDATA will convert existing shop databases at no additional charge. Lagges says, "ALLDATA has always been responsive to shop needs, but even more, we anticipate where technology is headed and what products will be needed down the road. That's why we continue to lead the aftermarket industry." For more information about ALLDATA and its products, please visit www.alldata.com or call 800-697-2533. About ALLDATA ALLDATA, founded in 1986, with more than 80,000 automotive repair and collision shop subscribers, is the leading provider of manufacturers' service and repair information, shop management software and customer relations tools for the automotive repair and collision industries. Professional automotive repair shops across North America depend on ALLDATA for their automotive repair information needs and to purchase parts from more than 3,400 AutoZone Commercial program locations.