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Automotive


The automotive industry in the UK is still one of the fastest-growing sectors, with car production hitting an 18-year high in 2018 despite Brexit.

But, the sector faces many challenges, with Intensifying global competition, rising commodity prices, renewed focus on fuel economy, smarter vehicles, and shorter development cycles it’s a tough environment to operate in.

We understand the unique demands of the automotive industry and have created print and document solutions aimed specifically at this sector.

At ITDS, we specialise in creating digital workflows to make production processes leaner and innovative document management strategies to ensure seamless access and retrieval of key information.

his helps you to deliver products to the market faster, improve customer relationships, manage the risk and cost of litigation more efficiently, keep abreast of business recordkeeping, and increase productivity across finance and accounting teams.

25%

of printed digital original documents are rekeyed into computers

54%

of companies manually file newly received items as paper usage

50%

of companies feel they would be more productive through enhanced workflow, search, information reporting and automated document creation tools

39%

of organisations say that ensuring document security is a major challenge of managing their existing print infrastructure

Challenges


Strong competition

 

Globalisation

 

Customer satisfaction

 

Storage & retrieval of documents

 

Industry regulations

 

Legacy systems

 

Dealership constraints

 

High levels of administration

 

What our clients say


“We have seen considerable savings from the new print solution. We have reduced the number of printers and improved the service and support we receive across the group, delivering impressive results.”

Vines BMW
 

How we can help


We have developed a portfolio of solutions specifically designed for the automotive sector that assist with processing and storing information and optimising labour-intensive processes to drive efficiencies.

Automation of labour and paper intensive processes, can free up your team, allocating vital man hours to more productive areas of the business.
Simplify and improve how you create, manage, localise, and deliver product information to teams, whilst saving time and money.
Changing from a distribution style of procurement, essentially searching for devices based on price and buying consumables ad-hoc, and moving to a structured Managed Print Service drives efficiencies and will bring significant savings across the business.
Providing affordable printing to the business, whilst reducing overall total cost of ownership.
Drive efficiencies across all your sites and improve user interaction with a standardisation of devices, easing the management burden and reducing costs.
Gain greater visibility and monitor all the devices on the network to ensure they were running at optimum efficiency and providing the tools to manage the fleet effectively 24/7.
Taking control over the paperwork lifecycle enables instant access to key information – making tasks much simpler.
When a dealership is part of a larger franchise there is often an expectation to use universal equipment and systems across the entire group. We specialise in integration with legacy systems to ensure you get the most from your print and document solution as well as your current infrastructure, whilst adhering to the guidelines set out by the dealer network.

See the benefits for yourself. Find out how Vines BMW benefitted from our experience. Download case study

Why ITDS?


The automotive industry is evolving rapidly and to remain competitive businesses must adapt and embrace digital technology to become leaner and more efficient.

The automotive industry is evolving rapidly and to remain competitive businesses must adapt and embrace digital technology to become leaner and more efficient.

AT ITDS, we understand the complexities and challenges faced in the sector and provide a range of print and document solutions to address those needs.
By streamlining your print operations and digitising processes can lead to significant savings across the business and provides the opportunity for you to redeploy resources to gain competitive advantage.

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