AllData has announced the release of service shop management system. The AllData ServiceCenter is described as an easy-to-use service management system that streamlines estimating, repair order writing and invoicing as well as tracking customers. According to the company, it has provision to handle Canadian GST/HST and PST taxes. It also has a Disclaimer/Notes feature that a shop can use to enter any canned disclaimers, waivers or legal notes that may be required by the different provinces. According to AllData, benefits of the ServiceCenter include: * Reducing time spent hand-writing and filing estimates, repair orders and invoices * Maintaining historical information about customers and their vehicles * Providing reports to study business trends to help increase profit margins * Ensuring data security with an automatic back-up feature * Can increase profit margins through standardized parts markups. "Shop management is the first in a series of services that will evolve over the next couple of years, all aimed at supporting our subscriber shops and their businesses,” said Walt Samuelson, EVP/COO at AllData. ALLDATA ServiceCenter is now available for purchase to online and disc-based customers.