What if you could recover the cost of those small, nuisance items used on repair orders for your collision repair shop, fleet or dealership? With the Kimball Midwest True Partners Cost Recovery tool, you can do just that. The program, available online at no cost to you, allows you to track and charge for small parts that were previously non-recoverable.
Itemize Small Parts Used on Each Job
Use an available scanner or a parts usage form to track items used and enter on a repair order.
Control Profitability of Your Shop
Automatically marks up small parts in one easy step. Individual parts can be managed for unusual parts and repairs.
Create Supplemental Repair Orders
Provides a detailed listing of each part used during the repair or servicing of vehicles.
Run Professional Reports
Run reports to view savings or track by item, technician, or shop (and more) over a specified date range.
Ready to Get Started?
Click on the button above to request access to this cost-saving tool.
(Effective November 1, 2016)
1. INTRODUCTION AND ACCEPTANCE
2. TRUE PARTNERS ACCESS AND USE
(i) remove, alter, cover, or distort any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notice on True Partners Content;
(ii) circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of True Partners including, without limitation, any features that prevent or restrict access to, or use of, any content or information on the servers housing True Partners;
(iii) use an automatic device (such as a robot or spider) or manual process to copy or "scrape" True Partners or True Partners Content for any purpose without our express written permission;
(iv) attempt to collect or harvest any personally identifiable information from True Partners including, without limitation, user names, passwords, email addresses, customer information provided by other users (you may collect and use any information on customers that you have provided);
(v) attempt to or interfere with the proper working of True Partners or impair, overburden, or disable the same;
(vi) decompile, reverse engineer, or disassemble any portion of any True Partners;
(vii) impersonate another user, person, or entity (e.g., using another person's Account Information (as defined in Section 4) without permission, etc.); or
(viii) engage in any conduct that restricts or inhibits any other registered user from using or enjoying True Partners.
3. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
4. USER REGISTRATION
In order to access or use some features of True Partners, you must become a registered user. If you become a registered user, you will provide true, accurate and complete registration information and, if such information changes, you will promptly update the relevant registration information. During registration, you will create a user name and password ("Account Information"). You are responsible for safeguarding and maintaining the confidentiality of your Account Information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs through the use of your Account Information, whether or not you have authorized the activity. You agree to notify us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your Account Information.
5. USER PROVIDED DATA
(A) We may now or in the future permit you to input, upload, transmit through, or otherwise make available on True Partners (collectively, "submit") information, including personally identifiable information, regarding you or your customers ("User Data").
(B) You shall not submit any personally identifiable information of your customers where the customer has not consented to your collection and use of such information as part of your business transaction. You are solely liable for any damage resulting from your failure to obtain such permission or from any other harm resulting from User Data that you submit.
(C) You represent, warrant, and covenant that you will not submit any User Data relating to your customers that includes social security numbers, bank account numbers, credit card numbers or the like.
(D) By submitting User Data through True Partners, simultaneously with such submission, you automatically grant to us the right, permission and license to use such User Data for internal business purposes and for providing you with further information and services, at our discretion, such as inventory tracking, order history reports, auto-ordering functionality (if provided and agreed upon), value added reporting, etc. Kimball Midwest will not use any User Data relating to your customers to contact such customer or to create or sell any customer lists.
(E) True Partners is not a data storage service or fully integrated CRM for you or your customers. You agree not to use or rely on it as such. We have the right, but not the obligation, to delete any User Data from the True Partners system at any time, with or without notice to you, and any submitted User Data may remain in the True Partners system indefinitely.
(F) You acknowledge that Kimball Midwest has the right to discontinue the operation of, or your access to, True Partners at any time, in its absolute discretion. In the event of such discontinuance, your access to any User Data you provided will also be terminated and Kimball Midwest will have no obligation to return, or provide further access to, such User Data.
6. TRUE PARTNERS CONTENT & INFORMATION
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(B) If there is a dispute between you and your customer relating to information that you submitted to True Partners or conveyed to your customer from True Partners, you understand and agree that we are under no obligation to become involved. If there is such a dispute, you hereby release Kimball Midwest its officers, directors, employees, parents, partners, successors, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and their related companies from claims, demands, and damages of every kind or nature arising out of, relating to, or in any way connected with such dispute.
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9. LIMITATION ON LIABILITY
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12. NO CLASS ACTIONS
TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, WE EACH WAIVE ANY RIGHT TO PURSUE DISPUTES ON A CLASSWIDE BASIS; THAT IS, TO EITHER JOIN A CLAIM WITH THE CLAIM OF ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY, OR ASSERT A CLAIM IN A REPRESENTATIVE CAPACITY ON BEHALF OF ANYONE ELSE IN ANY LAWSUIT, ARBITRATION OR OTHER PROCEEDING.
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14. AMENDMENT; ADDITIONAL TERMS
(A) No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. The section headings used herein are for convenience only and shall not be given any legal import.
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