Automate Online

A cloud-hosted solution that enables component suppliers to enhance product data and publish it to our Autocat v8 parts catalogue

What is Automate Online?

Automate Online is a catalogue data-management application that enables component suppliers to publish product data directly to the Autocat v8 online parts catalogue. Automate Online takes your catalogue data and prepares it for publication in Autocat v8, providing reject reports for incorrect data and gap analysis to help improve your entry.

Your product data is verified against the Make Model Index (MMI) – helping you to achieve MMI Certified Data Supplier (MCDS) status. Continual updates mean that your product information is never out of date, ensuring customers always have access to the very latest data.

Who is it for?

Automotive component suppliers. 

What are the benefits to your business?

  • Define a consistent data structure
  • Improve catalogue matching
  • Undertake product gap analysis
  • Verify data & receive reject reports
  • Preview data before publishing
  • Distribute updates instantaneously
  • Eliminate data latency issues
  • Boost confidence in data quality
  • Identify new vehicle models
  • Receive monthly MMI updates

What does Automate Online offer?

Make Model Index (MMI)

Automate Online includes the Make Model Index, a valuable resource enabling component suppliers to reference catalogue data against the most comprehensive database of UK-specific vehicles. By matching your product data to MMI’s unique identifier ID number, you will facilitate more accurate vehicle searches in the Autocat v8 catalogue. Automate Online helps you to develop a consistent data structure for your product information, giving customers greater confidence in your data. The new v8 MMI features extra mapping fields (Transmission, number of doors, number of gears, and power (KW), allowing more specific vehicle models to be mapped to. 

Catalogue Data Tool (CDT)

The Catalogue Data Tool within Automate Online allows you to perform real-time changes to the component data that appears in Autocat+. You can add and verify new product details and fitment changes, before previewing them and instantly publishing to Autocat+. CDT ensures that your customers always have access to the latest, most accurate product and fitment information.

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