Ltd, with its head office in Australia, develops and markets retail
dealer management systems, servicing the automotive, trucking,
agriculture and construction equipment industries.
company was formed in 2000 as a result of a merger between two
respected dealer management software system suppliers, KGM
Management and Newmans Information Services - both veterans of the
DMS industry for more than 30 years. Auto-IT employs 80 staff and is
one of the two largest dealer management system suppliers in
Our experienced staff have been hand-picked from
the best available in the Information Technology and Retail
Dealership industries. Most have worked in dealerships in a variety
of roles, as well as in IT, software development, finance and
Our clients’ success during the past
30 years has helped to drive our own business growth. Thousands of
users employ our software systems in locations as wide apart as
Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei,
Fiji, South Africa, Thailand and Mexico.
In South Africa we have a
strong team of committed individuals with real
world dealership experience. Our staff have held Financial
Controller, Service Manager and Parts Manager positions within large
providing an unparalleled solution. This knowledge and insight
allows the team to clearly understand the financial reporting and
other key requirements of a dealership.
Auto-IT South Africa
AKNT granted rights to trade under Auto I.T. brand in South Africa
Auto I.T. is pleased to announce that it has today granted its South African channel partner AKNT Technologies (Pty) Ltd the rights to trade under the Auto I.T. brand in that country.
From 1 September 2010, AKNT Technologies will trade as Auto I.T. South Africa, further cementing the three-year partnership and demonstrating to AKNT customers the future security of the brand in South Africa and the commitment of Auto I.T. to remain active in the dealer management system market there.
Ken Fife, Auto I.T. chief executive officer, said “This agreement has come about due to AKNT’s great relationship with us and the professional way it has handled its channel obligations and representation of our brand in South Africa. It signals a welcome expansion of the Auto I.T. name into a new international market, and follows successful export contracts already established in North America, Mexico, Malaysia and Russia.”
“AKNT and its customers will benefit through the association with our company, as an internationally-recognised, stable brand, which is committed to servicing their ongoing needs.”
AKNT has operated as the channel partner in South Africa for Auto I.T. since June 2007.
About Auto I.T.
Auto I.T. specialises in developing and marketing retail dealer management systems that service the automotive, trucking, agriculture and construction equipment industries. These systems enable users to run their dealerships more efficiently by integrating the sales, servicing, inventory management, accounting, customer relationship management and operations functions, while also offering ‘real time’ reporting. Auto I.T. operates from its head office in Melbourne, with offices in Sydney, Brisbane, Kuala Lumpur and New Zealand and channel partners in South Africa. The company has further plans for international expansion into South America, South East Asia and Europe through partnership agreements with local providers.
Ken Fife, Chief Executive Officer, Auto I.T. Pty Ltd
Tel: 03 9349 3062 email@example.com
5 August 2010
product range consists of two Windows®
|Tailored to the
needs of large retail automotive dealers.
designed to cater to the needs of large retail dealers in
the Trucking, Agriculture and Construction industries.
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Honesty and integrity
abide by our code of ethics in all our dealings with our
customers and with each other. We will be honest and
truthful in all our dealings at all times.
We will treat our customers and each other with respect.
This means listening to their opinions and accepting the
right of others to hold differing views.
We will treat customers and staff at all times in a fair and
We develop and support
innovative Dealer Management Solutions for the Automotive,
Agricultural, Trucking and Construction Equipment
industries. These systems are designed to improve the
experience of customers in our clients’ businesses and to
maximize our dealers’ productivity and profits.
Auto-IT will be the number one DMS supplier
in terms of market share, or market share growth, in every
market in which we choose to compete.
The success of our
customers will be the ultimate measure of the uncompromising
quest for excellence by all our people.
To be independently rated number 1 for customer
satisfaction, in all markets in which we choose to compete.
We will be scrupulously
honest with clients, suppliers and trading partners.
will never “undersell” a system and add fees and charges
We will not misrepresent our product and what it
We will not mislead or confuse others with
We will not denigrate the competition.
We will disclose any potential conflict of interest to our
We will maintain the confidentiality of
our clients and their information.
We will work hard to
keep our promises and never make promises we can’t keep.