The Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) presented its Visionary Award to Ed Heon, chief executive officer of DATAgility, Inc., at the Aftermarket eForum in Chicago, held July 17-19 ,2006. The award recognizes an individual who demonstrates vision and imagination in the application of technology for the betterment of the aftermarket industry. Selection is made annually by the members of the AAIA Technology Standards and Solutions Committee.
"X-Check was easy to integrate into our ERP and E-commerce platforms. DATAgility is responsive, helpful, and accommodating. Overall, the whole process has been simple."
-Jared Coleson, Software Developer – Elliott Electric Supply
"Having cross-references available through our ERP & E-commerce systems gives our sales team a distinct advantage when it comes to supplying the right products to our customers. I can't see why any distributor would not want to arm their sales force with the X-Check tool."
-Dan Dungan, Executive Chairman – Springfield Electric.
"X-Check is a great resource for out-of-stock items. It redirects the user to a screen that lists all the available substitute products. They don't even have to think about it. No more digging through catalogs or going out to search for the products on the internet."
-Phil Hale, CIO, – Elliott Electric Supply
"This is the best tool you have ever given us. I use it all day, every day!"
-Inside Sales, Springfield Electric Supply
"We are excited at how great a sales tool this will be for both our own associates and our customers. X-Check is the most robust cross reference product in our industry being offered at a very competitive price. I highly recommend all distributors take a close look at how this valuable program can help your company, too!"
-Larry Stern, President – Standard Electric Supply
"We would recommend their services to any manufacturer needing help with what can be an overwhelming task of product data collection and management. They were always responsive to our questions and explained the process in a clear and concise manner that enabled us to move forward in a timely manner."
-Barbara Addison, Sales & Marketing Admin. – TPI Corporation
"The DATAgility team responded to our need for product data collection with the knowledge and guidance that we needed to get our information formatted in a way that will benefit both us and our distributors. We would recommend their services to any manufacturer needing help with what can be an overwhelming task of product data collection and management."
-Dan Berry, Executive VP, Sales & Marketing, – TPI Corporation
"Big Mike’s Performance Parts is a new, small, family owned business. We are learning as we grow and one of our latest challenges was figuring out how to streamline our data management. Thanks for pushing us to complete our data and for all of your stellar customer support! "
-Marshell Tripp, Sales & Marketing, – Big Mike’s Performance Parts
"Ed Heon truly is a visionary and we in the aftermarket are quite fortunate that he has been such an active volunteer for the past several years. Better data management practices and a healthier industry will be his legacy. "
-Scott Luckett, former Vice President, – Auto-Care Association
"I want to thank you for your help any time I ask. You are always so enthusiastic and sincere, and you always get the problem resolved. You have been a model of what Customer Service is all about."
-Steve Lekutis, President, – Cal-Mustang
"The Data Cleanse process identified problems in our data we didn’t even know we had. The errors corrected will save us money and improve our efficiency beyond measurement."
-David S., Pricing Director, – Bell Electrical Supply
"The customer service team was always responsive to my questions and their expertise and guidance helped me complete the process. I would highly recommend DATAgility’s services to benefit your company with Data Synchronization!"
-Kay Shanty, Sales Support, – CIPA USA
"I highly recommend them to any distributor or manufacturer that needs help with their data management needs."
-Tom Naber, President, – NAED
"DATAgility was able to put us on the fast track towards delivering the product data content that our distributors needed today. It took only a few months, not years."