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Infomedia signs Microcat EPC software contract with Nissan’s global dealer network

By April 21, 2017April 28th, 2017Announcements

Infomedia to provide Microcat Electronic Parts Catalog to Nissan’s global dealer network

Infomedia Ltd (ASX:IFM) is proud to announce the signing of an exclusive agreement with Nissan Motor Company (Nissan) to produce and supply its Microcat Electronic Parts Catalog. The agreement allows Infomedia to supply its leading-edge SaaS and local network EPC to Nissan’s global dealership network through to 2022.

Infomedia CEO, Jonathan Rubinsztein said: “The signing of the contract with Nissan is significant. The contract was awarded following a competitive tender and emphasises the quality and efficiency of our EPC for automakers looking to outsource the management of their parts catalogues.”

“The contract with Nissan confirms our market leading position in the parts space and highlights the quality of our relationships globally,” said Mr Rubinsztein.

Nissan’s General Manager of Global Service Engineering, Mr Shigeru Narita said: “Having gone through a global competitive tender, we are very excited to have selected Infomedia as our partner. We believe that they have the best technology, people and organisation for our global rollout and look forward to implementing their EPC throughout our business to drive the business change needed to get us onto a world leading platform.”

Microcat EPC is a mission critical application that helps parts dealers quickly identify, locate and price specific parts that are needed to service or repair a vehicle, from the hundreds of thousands of parts Nissan provides. Each part identification is particular to a specific vehicle and the way it was built.

The application is used globally by over 120,000 parts professionals each business day, in 29 languages. It has led the way with many firsts in its product category, such as: VIN-based parts interpretation, DMS interfacing, user ergonomics, information localization and multilingual operation.

This global EPC project for Nissan follow’s Infomedia’s recent product supply agreements with Nissan Australia and Nissan Europe to provide Superservice Menus quoting software in those markets.