For more detailed information on each feature below, view Program News on your POWER workstation.
On-Site MFP interface now available for Southeast Toyota dealerships37.000
Information from the Manufacturer Price File database can be applied to the Parts application without employee intervention. This allows Parts Managers to reduce time required to maintain parts records.
Reynolds Integrated Telephone System*
Conduct conference calls using RITS37.000
Easily set up conference calls that participants can join using various options regardless of whether they are calling from a dealership phone or an external phone. This allows personnel to conduct meetings over the phone to facilitate effective communication between multiple participants.
Display dispatchable location information when emergency calls are made37.000
Provide important information to key personnel at the dealership to assist them in helping emergency personnel quickly locate where the emergency call was placed while complying with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations regarding RAY BAUM’S Act.
New security items for Toyota On-Site MFP Update interface37.000
Using new security items, management can control which employees can process MFP parts information and define settings for the MFP upload process.
Control access to new RITS Conference Meetings feature37.000
Using new security items, you can verify only authorized personnel can perform tasks related to the Reynolds Integrated Telephone System Conference Meetings feature, such as scheduling and reviewing conference calls.
Control access to overselling skills for specific advisors37.000
Using new security items, you have increased flexibility to allow some, but not all, service advisors to oversell skills when needed, which can help improve customer satisfaction.
Identify A/R customers without an assigned collections representative.37.000
Using the Schedule Reports screen, you can request a schedule report that includes details for A/R customers without a dedicated collections representative. This helps verify that overdue accounts for the customers are addressed according to dealership standards.
Print 1099-NEC forms for vendors37.000
Accounting personnel can now print 1099-NEC forms to report non-employee compensation when completing the accounting end-of-year process. Updates have also been made to various screens to support changes to the 1099-NEC and 1099-MISC forms. This allows you to maintain compliance with Internal Revenue Service requirements.
Review historical journal details more efficiently37.000
When searching for details on the Journal Inquiry screen for a reference number in the current period, you can use a new option to directly access details for the reference number in a previous period if there are no details for the period. This allows you to easily determine when the journal details you want to review are from a previous period without performing a separate search.
Drill down to additional G/L details from the Instant DOC report37.000
When reviewing details on the G/L Detail Inquiry screen from an Instant DOC report, you can now drill down to activity for different date ranges and then return to the previous screen by pressing the ESC key. This allows you to compare G/L details from different date ranges more easily, and then quickly resume review of the Instant DOC report using a single keystroke.
Request the Check History report in dynamic format37.000
Payroll administrators now have increased flexibility to display the report data according to personal preferences. This helps you easily review totals for pay periods, including non-standard periods or across payroll years.
New tax method available for FICA-OASDI37.000
Using this new tax method, you can indicate employee amounts for FICA-OASDI are deferred and not withheld, allowing you to comply with requirements as defined by the Internal Revenue Service for FICA-OASDI withholding.
Report additional tax and payroll details on one-line reports37.000
When creating or updating these reports in the Payroll Options System, you can use new keywords to include federal withholding information from the revised W-4 form, state unemployment and disability tax details, and additional payroll details. This allows you to include the specific data you want to review when creating customized one-line reports.
Easily export employees' Clock In/Out statuses37.000
Managers can now export the current Time Clock System status of employees in multiple formats and send this information as an attachment to an email. This allows for increased flexibility when reviewing each employee’s status in the format that is easiest to analyze, helping them monitor employee attendance more effectively.
Sales and F&I
Finance and Insurance
Review vehicle history adjustments for Black Book® values37.000
Managers can now retrieve Black Book values that include adjustments for vehicle history in the Finance and Insurance System. Reviewing these additional value details directly in POWER can help you make more informed inventory and pricing decisions for customer’s trade-in vehicles.
Use the vehicle license number as a control number when defining G/L distributions37.000
Office managers can now define accounting lines for general ledger distributions to be controlled by vehicle license number in the Finance and Insurance Options System. This allows managers to have increased flexibility to define posting details in the most useful format.
The docuPAD® System*
Parts and Service
Review service advisor availability more easily*37.000
Using the Advisor Reservation Schedule window, you can now identify advisors by name and automatically display information for all available advisors when the window is accessed. You can also exclude select advisors from the Advisor Reservation Schedule window and the Reservation Availability screen, as needed. This allows employees to review availability more intuitively and schedule more service work.
Define maximum available hours for skilled work*37.000
Service managers can now limit the number of hours sold for a specific skill, even if additional technician hours are available. This gives you increased flexibility to define the optimal daily skill availability to match dealership standards, helping you manage resources in the service department more effectively.
Allow specific service advisors to oversell skills37.000
Authorized advisors can easily accept reservations when they determine that adequate shop time is available or a skill will only be slightly oversold. This helps prevent lost sales and increase customer satisfaction.
Easily review daily totals on the Reservation Availability screen37.000
Using a new window, you can review customers who made, missed, or cancelled their reservations for the day. This helps you easily identify customers who may require follow-up to verify customer satisfaction or to reschedule their reservations in a central location.
Monitor repair order information by line on the Technician Wallboard37.000
When a technician is working on a line, the information on the Technician Wallboard displays for the line rather than the overall repair order. This allows dispatchers to more effectively monitor progress on jobs and determine when technicians are likely to be available to work on other jobs, which helps maximize efficiency in the service department.
Include or exclude customers on the Customer History report based on specific extended warranty37.000
Managers can easily review a concise list of customers with a specific warranty type on the report. This is especially helpful when conducting marketing campaigns.
Display more technicians at one time on the Technician View module37.000
The unlabeled Technicians section now expands when the Dynamic Service Management screen is expanded vertically. This allows you to monitor more technician work more easily.
Increased flexibility to define transportation types for appointments at GM dealerships*37.000
Personnel at General Motors dealerships where the GM Online Service Scheduling interface is licensed can now use two additional transportation types when adding reservations. This allows you to select the appropriate transportation type when the customer’s vehicle is in the shop.
*If the solution is not already licensed, a solution license is needed.