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  • Survey – Management Software Capability

    Posted by Site Administrator on March 12, 2011 at 3:23 pm

    What kind of management software do you use? ____________________________________

    Does your management software have the ability/option to display jobs like this on the final RO/invoice:

    Fuel system labor

    Fuel pump

    Fuel filter

    Lock ring

    Seal

    Total………………………………………………….$XXX

    Front brake labor

    Brake pads

    Brake rotors (2)

    Brake fluid

    Brake hardware kit

    Total…………………………………………………..$XXX

    Oil filter

    Oil quarts (5)

    Oil and filter change and inspect

    Total…………………………….………………………$XX

    Total parts……………………………………………..$XXX

    Total labor…………………………………………….$XXX

    Tax………………………………………………………$XX

    Grand total…………………………………………..$XXXX

    In other words, no individual parts prices or labor prices display, instead only job totals.

    _____ Yes

    _____ No

    ____ Sort of – please explain: ________________________________________

    jeepflexin replied 11 years, 2 months ago 10 Members · 9 Replies
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  • guy

    Member
    March 12, 2011 at 3:27 pm

    What kind of management software do you use? Protractor Software

    Does your management software have the ability/option to display jobs like this on the final RO/invoice:

    Yes

  • David E Watson

    Member
    March 14, 2011 at 6:16 pm

    What kind of management software do you use? Autoshop by Winworks

    Can do either. Single total per labor item or itemized by parts price and included with individual job. When using preformatted final invoice, however, shows all labor items on one side, all parts on other side.

  • c-evans

    Member
    March 14, 2011 at 7:01 pm

    What kind of management software do you use? YES by Pace Software

    Does your management software have the ability/option to display jobs like this on the final RO/invoice:

    Fuel system labor

    Fuel pump

    Fuel filter

    Lock ring

    Seal

    Total………………………………………………….$XXX

    Front brake labor

    Brake pads

    Brake rotors (2)

    Brake fluid

    Brake hardware kit

    Total…………………………………………………..$XXX

    Oil filter

    Oil quarts (5)

    Oil and filter change and inspect

    Total…………………………….………………………$XX

    Total parts……………………………………………..$XXX

    Total labor…………………………………………….$XXX

    Tax………………………………………………………$XX

    Grand total…………………………………………..$XXXX

    In other words, no individual parts prices or labor prices display, instead only job totals.

    _X____ Yes

    _____ No

    ____ Sort of – please explain: ________________________________________

  • davesgarage

    Member
    March 15, 2011 at 12:54 am

    Yes, my Mitchell Manager will print the final reciept and exclude the part #s and labor hours, showing only descriptions with amounts and totals. Not a brief as your example but no part #s or labor hours. But I do have a beef in respect to estimates. The Mitchell program print part #s on estimates and there is no way to circumvent that. I’ve had quite a few examples of customers going to the internet and get prices from else where. Makes selling the job a lot harder.

  • gcauto

    Member
    March 15, 2011 at 1:34 pm

    No. Ours shows everything individualized.

  • Tom Piippo

    Member
    March 21, 2011 at 10:08 pm

    Administrator wrote:

    > What kind of management software do you use?

    _NAPA TRACs__________________

    >

    > Does your management software have the ability/option to display jobs like this on the final RO/invoice:

    >

    > Fuel system labor

    > Fuel pump

    > Fuel filter

    > Lock ring

    > Seal

    > Total………………………………………………….$XXX

    >

    We can do canned jobs, and with a LOT of manipulating make it come out this way, but time consuming… I’m curious if this format satisfies Michigan’s requirement of an itemized invoice?

  • Tom Ham

    Member
    March 21, 2011 at 11:19 pm

    Tom Piippo wrote:

    > We can do canned jobs, and with a LOT of manipulating make it come out this way, but time consuming… I’m curious if this format satisfies Michigan’s requirement of an itemized invoice?

    Absolutely. Contrary to popular myth, the law says nothing about itemized pricing on the final invoice.

    MOTOR VEHICLE SERVICE AND REPAIR ACT (EXCERPT)

    Act 300 of 1974

    257.1334 Written statement required upon return of repaired vehicle.

    Sec. 34.

    A motor vehicle repair facility, including a gasoline service station which performs any of the repairs listed in the repair categories of certification for specialty mechanics or developed by the administrator by rule, shall give to each customer a written statement upon return of the repaired vehicle to the customer. The statement shall disclose:

    (a) Repairs needed, as determined by the facility.

    (b) Repairs requested by the customer.

    (c) Repairs authorized by the customer.

    (d) The facility’s estimate of repair costs.

    (e) The actual cost of repairs.

    (f) The repairs or services performed, including a detailed identification of all parts that were replaced and a specification as to which are new, used, rebuilt, or reconditioned.

    (g) A certification that the repairs were completed properly or a detailed explanation of an inability to complete repairs properly. The statement shall be signed by the owner of the facility or by a person designated by the owner to represent the facility. The name of the mechanic or mechanics who performed the diagnosis and the repair shall also appear on the statement.

    History: 1974, Act 300, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975

    © 2009 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

  • rowriter-rick

    Member
    March 29, 2011 at 11:38 am

    R.O. Writer software has the flexibility to do job-based repair orders so you can just see a total for each job and not the individual parts and labor prices. Be sure to check the rules and regs for your states- some states require that the price be listed for each indicidual part.

  • jeepflexin

    Member
    April 6, 2011 at 11:54 pm

    Administrator wrote:

    > What kind of management software do you use? ____________________________________

    Alldata Manage

    >

    > Does your management software have the ability/option to display jobs like this on the final RO/invoice:

    >

    > Fuel system labor

    > Fuel pump

    > Fuel filter

    > Lock ring

    > Seal

    > Total………………………………………………….$XXX

    >

    > Front brake labor

    > Brake pads

    > Brake rotors (2)

    > Brake fluid

    > Brake hardware kit

    > Total…………………………………………………..$XXX

    >

    > Oil filter

    > Oil quarts (5)

    > Oil and filter change and inspect

    > Total…………………………….………………………$XX

    >

    > Total parts……………………………………………..$XXX

    > Total labor…………………………………………….$XXX

    > Tax………………………………………………………$XX

    > Grand total…………………………………………..$XXXX

    >

    > In other words, no individual parts prices or labor prices display, instead only job totals.

    >

    > _____ Yes

    > _____ No

    > ____ Sort of – please explain: ________________________________________

    Yes Alldata Manage displays exactly like the above.