IAA Launches Mobile Vehicle Assignment for Android
Published March 27, 2015 - Written by IAA, Inc
WESTCHESTER, Ill., March 27, 2015 — Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. (IAA), a business unit of KAR Auction Services (NYSE: KAR), and the leading live and live-online salvage auto auction company, today announced the launch of the mobile Vehicle Assignment feature for Android as part of the CSAToday® by IAA mobile app. This follows the feature’s successful November 2014 launch on iOS devices, which enhances the CSAToday® customer experience by offering “anywhere” access to begin an assignment with IAA. The feature also enhances the application’s capabilities through GPS location services.
“IAA is continuing to lead in the industry for integrating mobile into our customer offerings. We are now delivering on our plans to share this feature with Android users after great success with our iOS launch last year,” said John Kett, CEO and president, IAA. “IAA continues to value innovation and our customers know that we are committed to investments in technology – no matter how big or small – that improve their experience.”
Key user features and benefits for Vehicle Assignment include the following:
A streamlined, “five swipe” workflow focused on required fields only
Built-in mobile technology, such as camera functionality for vehicle identification number (VIN) scanning and GPS for location entry, to reduce manual effort
Assignment confirmation via Android-supported share options including text, email and print
Vehicle Assignment is one of many features available on the CSAToday® by IAA mobile app. The mobile app is available for download in the Apple iTunes store and on Google Play. A video demonstration of the Vehicle Assignment feature can be seen here: http://youtu.be/SKK8XwU8r4E.
Jeanene O’Brien SVP, Global Marketing and Communications
About IAA, Inc.
IAA, Inc. (NYSE: IAA) is a leading global marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers. Leveraging leading-edge technology and focusing on innovation, IAA’s unique multi-channel platform processes more than 2.5 million vehicles annually. Headquartered near Chicago, IL, IAA has over 3,600 talented employees and over 190 facilities throughout the US, Canada and the United Kingdom. IAA provides a broad range of services to insurers, fleet and rental companies, rebuilders, charity organizations and financing companies that dramatically reduce the cycle time of selling a vehicle with a focus on delivering the highest economic returns. Buyers have access to the industry’s most-innovative vehicle evaluation and digital bidding tools, enhancing the overall purchasing experience.
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