FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. — In addition to other announcements, RouteOne said it added WFS Financial, now Wachovia Dealer Services, to its lender platform. WFS Financial has about 12,500 dealer relationships nationally, according to officials.

Moreover, WFS Financial is ranked as the country's ninth largest auto financing company, executives pointed out. The financial institution covers the full spectrum of prime and non-prime auto loans, in addition to offering refinancing and end-of-term lease financing options for consumers.

"WFS Financial is a leading finance source, and an extremely valuable addition to the RouteOne service offering," said Mike Jurecki, RouteOne's chief executive officer. "We look forward to working with WFS Financial and its dealers to ensure their success in leveraging the RouteOne platform."

Tom Wolfe, WFS Financial president and CEO, added, "We are pleased to join the RouteOne platform, and are excited about being able to offer our dealers a choice in how they conduct business with us. RouteOne will allow us to expand our dealer network and capture additional business through alternative channels."

RouteOne Now Has 35 Service Providers on Platform

In other recent news, RouteOne announced it has added ProMax Online to its platform, which increases the amount of service providers on the system to 35.

The ProMax Online, RouteOne partnership allows franchised and independent dealers to electronically submit credit applications and deal structures from ProMax Online directly to RouteOne for processing with RouteOne's finance sources, executives explained.

Access to the RouteOne-ProMax Online feature is offered at no charge to ProMax Online subscribers, officials highlighted.

"Our integration with best-in-class partners, such as ProMax, offers dealers the solutions they need to streamline their sales processes and drive efficiencies," Jurecki noted. "We are committed to providing our dealers with broad choices within the marketplace of providers. We don't believe in limiting them to a pre-defined set of proprietary products."

For more information on subscribing to ProMax Online, call (800) 322-9034, ext. 119.

ADP's DMS Joins RouteOne Platform

RouteOne and Dealer Services Group of Automatic Data Processing recently entered into an agreement to integrate ADP's W.e.b.Suite dealer management system into RouteOne's platform.

"We are very pleased to offer our dealers full-digital process capabilities through our agreement with RouteOne," explained Mike Sailor, senior vice president of manufacturer solutions for ADP. "We are confident this will lead to increased F&I functionality, more efficient contracting and ultimately, greater profitability."

Jurecki noted, "Our agreement with ADP will provide our dealers a more robust and efficient e-contracting solution and allow them to quickly and easily process contracts. We are extremely pleased to be able to offer this enhanced and innovative level of service with ADP to our dealer customers."

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DIS Showroom Integrated into RouteOne Canada's Platform

RouteOne Canada announced that DIS Limited Showroom is now fully integrated into the company's platform.

"RouteOne is all about providing choices to dealers, and integration with preferred dealer management systems is a big part of that strategy," pointed out Barry McMillan, president of RouteOne Canada. "DIS serves a wide dealer base, and we are very pleased to have DIS Limited as an integrated partner."

Tom Hope, president of DIS Limited, said, "Providing our customers with the finest e-connectivity compliments the business processes and technologies they require to best service their individual markets. RouteOne, now fully integrated with the DIS dealer management systems, compliments and secures the accuracy of the information they require to close their deals.

"DIS is happy and proud to now offer both current and future customers integration with RouteOne's premier credit management system," he concluded.