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AutoServe1

Auto repair inspection tool

4.43/5 (44 reviews)

AutoServe1 overview

What is AutoServe1?

AutoServe1 is a digital vehicle inspection tool for auto repair shops, automotive garages, and car dealer service centres with configurable workflows and video and image recording. The cloud-based solution is designed to aid auto repair shops with carrying out inspections, whilst simultaneously keeping customers informed about the status of their vehicle check and educating motorists using photos and videos throughout the process.

To ensure that customers are kept up-to-date whilst their car is in for repair or inspection, AutoServe1 provides a range of recording options for technicians including video and image capture via mobile or tablet devices, and email or SMS notifications. Voice-to-text is also facilitated in order to allow technicians to quickly and easily input notes or comments into the system for each job, which can be viewed by other team members in real time.

Workflows can be created for different business processes and inspection types using the Builder1 tool. Users have the option to customize workflows using the drag and drop interface to edit screen tabs, sections, and items, depending on business needs. As vehicles move through the auto repair process technicians can update their progress within Workflow1 so that other relevant team members and customers are notified and gain insight into the status of the inspection.

In order to help users track and assess shop performance and productivity, AutoServe1 provides a reporting dashboard tool which allows business to view visual analytics on metrics such as tickets by day, total number of inspections, overall productivity, and more.
www.autoserve1.com

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AutoServe1 screenshot: All team members can get an at-a-glance view of progress within the workflowIncrease Average Repair Order By 15%AutoServe1 screenshot: The analytics dashboard provides insight into metrics such as inspections per day and productivityAutoServe1 screenshot: Technicians can work their way through the inspection workflow and keep others up-to-date with notificationsAutoServe1 screenshot: Customize workflows with the drag and drop interface and add custom screen tabs, sections, and section items
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AutoServe1 user reviews

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josh w.

Autoserve helps gain customer trust from the drop, with visual proof for the customer to see.

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-03-29
Review Source: Capterra

Increased ticket average and overall sales. The program isn't utilized as much on waiting customers because we can take them to their vehicle and show them. But it certainly eliminates any question

Pros
The capability of loading pics and videos, and it's easily accessible from any computer. It also eliminates the paper checklist that get dirty/greasy/oily. Customers can keep the report in their email for life rather than searching for "that report" the dealer gave them.

Cons
Videos must be kept to a minimum and most smart phones wont display report. The program glitches at times, or site is down, or pics wont load (but we've corrected that as of lately).

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Steve O.

Very good overall, ocaissional slow downs cause some frustrations

Used daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2018-04-05
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
The reports that are sent to customer's are very professional and well received. We are able to easily document our findings with pictures and graphics. The organized format for conducting the inspections leads to a more thorough vehicle inspection and additional opportunities for sales.

Cons
Some of our cons are not entirely the software's fault. One issue we have is the photos virtually always have to be rotated to have the correct orientation, an annoying detail that slows down the process. This may be a hardware compatability issue according to one of the support people I dealt with early on, but annoying never the less. We have trouble with buy in from our techs on performing the inspections, and this has been our biggest struggle. Additional videos geared towards the techs on how to effectively photograph different findings, such as worn pads, etc. would be helpful. Some of our techs feel the program slows them down, however we have tried to reinforce to them that slowing down and being more thorough in the inspection process is the goal, and "the old way" was flawed too, but this has been a tough sell. Additional graphics and animations on tires would be helpful, perhaps with different irregular wear patterns demonstrated

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Betsy M.

One way integration is tough especially since other companies are figuring it out

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2018-05-18
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
The layout of services viewed by the customer is very user friendly. Wish AutoServe could come out with a work flow like AutoVitals currently has. Additionally, I would like more customer data and when viewing our data we can't print out without making font super small.

Cons
one way integration/not compatible with RO Writer, slow uptake of pictures making inspections timely.

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Jason M.

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Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2016-07-19
Review Source: Capterra

It's simple and easy to use. AutoServe1 lets us be completely transparent to the customers which is a huge thing in this industry. To the customer It lets them see everything thats going on with their can and eliminates all speculation. It even works great for the small stuff and it all adds up. We have a target ticket price of 2.3 labor hours per ticket. So if you want to sell a customer a fuel filter because his fuel filter is rusted horribly and he says, "Well I don't know anything about fuel filters and my car seems to be driving fine." Then you show him a picture of it, and he says "Oh My Gosh I do need that!" Now  you just raised your ticket price another .7, In our area, since we are close to a lot of colleges, AutoServe1 works really well to help us communicate with the parents of the kids who are brining in their cars. The parents are all over the country but we can send them the pictures and videos by email and text about what needs to be fixed and they can make the decision to go ahead

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Philip C.

We have enjoyed using Autoserve1 for the past 4 years

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-04-02
Review Source: Capterra

We get to open doors that people think are always closed.

Pros
The thing that we enjoy the most from the Autoserve1 inspections is that what is emailed or texted to our guest is easy to open and easy to read into. We have looked at so of the other platforms and continue to agree that this gives a ton of information and is easy to guide through.

Cons
That thing that gets the most talked about is how pictures and videos some times do not come through. Our facility is top notch when it comes to WiFi coverage and it seems to be a software issue most of the time.

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AutoServe1 pricing

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AutoServe1 features

Activity Dashboard
Alerts/Notifications
Billing & Invoicing
Customer Database

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Additional information for AutoServe1

Key features of AutoServe1

  • Report templates
  • Speech recognition
  • Failed inspection tracking
  • Code enforcement
  • Photos in reports
  • Vehicle tracking
  • VIN decoder
  • Automatic notifications
  • Communication management
  • Configurable workflow
  • Customizable reporting
  • Customizable templates
  • Email notifications
  • Estimating
  • Image library
  • Photo albums
  • Process control
  • Progress tracking
  • Quote management
  • Real time notifications
  • Records management
  • SMS integration
  • Status tracking
  • Task scheduling
  • Video support
  • Workflow management
  • Activity dashboard
  • Work history
  • Visual analytics
  • Customizable categories
  • Drag & drop interface
  • Custom fields
  • Filtered views
  • Graphical data presentation
  • IVR / voice recognition
  • Inspection management
  • Customizable approvals
  • Performance management
  • Performance reports
  • Job scheduling
  • Customer experience management
  • Graphical workflow editor
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Benefits

Capture photos and videos throughout the inspection process to upload as evidence, and utilize the voice-to-text tool to input notes and comments with ease.

Keep customers up-to-date with inspection status' whilst their vehicle is at the auto repair shop by texting or emailing updates to them including photos and videos.

Create dynamic workflows for inspection processes using the drag and drop interface and customize inspection options by adding custom screen tabs, sections, and items.

Follow workflows during inspections and update the status of inspection progress as work is approved, or when parts are ready. Notifications are automatically sent to technicians and customers so that everyone is on the same page.

View analytics on a variety of important business metrics including total amount of vehicle inspections, employee performance, overall productivity, and more.