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Tradeshow and Events Calendar
on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by Brittany Barrett

ADD helps keep your calendars up-to-date with upcoming tradeshows events: NACE Automechanika : 8 / 8 – 8 / 10 | Atlanta, GA Carolinas Independent Auto Dealers Assoc. Convention (CIADA) : 8 / 9 – 8 / 12 | Myrtle Beach, SC Southern Tow Show : 8 / 10 – 8 / 12 | Orange Beach, AL American Towman Tow Expo : 8 / 17 – 8 / 18 | Dallas, TX AAMVA International Conference : 8 / 21 – 8 / 23| Philadelphia, PA Tallahassee Welcomes U : 8 / 22 | Tallahassee, FL Indiana Auto Recyclers – ARI Summit& Training : 8 / 25 – 8 / 26 | Indianapolis, IN FTCA Fall Education Forum : 8 / 26 – 8 / 30 | Orlando, FL International Assoc.

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The CIADA Convention is Right Around the Corner!
for Auto Dealers and Financial on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by Brittany Barrett

Get ready for the 63rd Annual CIADA Convention & Expo, taking place August 9-12 in Myrtle Beach, SC! CIADA will be kicking off the event with an opening reception Thursday evening that is sure to be a great time. Friday Morning will start with the Annual Meeting before a day filled with a number of speakers in the planned education sessions.

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Dealer Services Presents: Florida ELT
for Auto Dealers, Financial and Repossession Agency on Friday, June 15, 2018 by Joe Kalicki

The Electronic Lien and Title (ELT) system is an easy-to-use, web-based platform that allows dealers and finance companies to process lien notifications and releases electronically. ADD’s Dealer Services team has answered your most frequently asked questions about the ELT process: I’m trying to add myself as a lienholder as part of my EFS (metal plate) transaction, why is my dealership not showing up in the results?

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ADDTag Processes Explained
for Auto Dealers on Friday, June 15, 2018 by Roxanne Decker

Auto Data Direct knows there are many moving parts in the ADDTag system and understands that customers are engaged in a fast-paced industry. ADD’s Customer Service team offers a few handy ADDTag tips: What to know about voiding a metal plate: After voiding a metal plate issuance, the customer’s metal plate reverts back to the VIN it was associated with before the current issuance.

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Summer Tradeshows and Events
on Friday, June 15, 2018 by Brittany Barrett

Summer is always a busy season across all industries, ADD wants to help keep your calendars up-to-date with the upcoming events! 2018 NIADA|NABD Mega Conference : 6⁄17 – 6⁄21| Orlando, FL AAMVA Reg II Conference : 6⁄18 – 6⁄21| Myrtle Beach, SC AAMVA Reg IV Conference : 7⁄9 – 7⁄12| Big Sky, MT Florida Auto Dismantlers& Recyclers Assoc.

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Florida Towing Notice of Claim of Lien and Sale Letters Updates
for Wreckers on Friday, June 15, 2018 by Michele Murray

Auto Data Direct is making a change to the Florida Towing Notice of Claim of Lien letter effective 7/1/18 to correlate with the Florida Statutes and the Florida DMV’s rules as it pertains to Towing and Storage. The ‘other’ field, which is a fillable field, will no longer be available on the Towing and Storage Notice of Claim of Lien and Proposed Sale of Vehicle.

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The NIADA Convention & Expo is Nearly Here
for Auto Dealers and Financial on Thursday, April 26, 2018 by Joe Kalicki

The 2018 NIADA Convention & Expo is just around the corner! The convention will run from June 18th through 21st of 2018 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida. This year’s NIADA convention will be a collaborative effort between NIADA, FIADA, and NABD in order to bring dealers the highest quality of classes and speakers as possible making it the industry’s first- ever Mega Conference!

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Seminole 100 Ranks ADD in the Top 10
on Thursday, April 26, 2018 by Brittany Barrett

ADD recently won a spot on FSU’s Seminole 100 awards program. The program recognizes the 100 fastest-growing FSU alumni-owned businesses in the U.S. at a celebration on FSU’s campus each year in Tallahassee, FL. ADD was the sole Tallahassee company ranked in the top 10 on the list. Jim Taylor, Auto Data Direct’s Founder and President, graduated from FSU in 1979.

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Save a Trip to the Post Office With DirectPost-Office
on Thursday, April 26, 2018 by Roxanne Decker

Auto Data Direct’s DirectPost-Office (DPO) has developed a suite of title forms and letter tools to help complete a variety of tasks. Multiple industries can benefit from DPO’s innovative form tools such as towing companies, auto dealers, mechanics, recovery agents, body shops, title processing companies, government agencies and storage facilities.

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DMV123: Know When to Run an Inquiry
on Thursday, April 26, 2018 by Beth Williams

Auto Data Direct’s DMV123 multi-state, real-time vehicle records are at the core of all of the services ADD provides for their valued customers. It goes without saying that having access to this vital information through a single electronic platform saves you time, money, aggravation, and offers verifiable protection for your company when conducting important business transactions.

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