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The project has delivered some significant cost and efficiency benefits

ACF Car Finance Ltd has announced the completion - under budget and a week ahead of schedule - of an ambitious upgrade to its business management software!

The company, which specialises in providing quality used cars and car finance for 100s of customers every month, has upgraded from Kalamazoo-Reynolds' PC-Attach, to the new and improved Windows-based POWER software.

ACF Car Finance Training Support Manager, Henry Stimpson commented: "The project has delivered some significant cost and efficiency benefits, and superb management reporting across the business’ eight-branch network."

"For example, we can now run multiple deals much more effectively. What's more, POWER is a much more intuitive system so that training new users will be a great deal quicker and easier as we expand the business."

Henry continued: "The system provides a more in-depth analysis of individual cost centres which enables us to further improve efficiencies whilst investing strategically for future development."

He added: "Upgrading a system that is so integral to our business operations was always going to present us with a few challenges but the team at Kalamazoo-Reynolds working alongside our own IT department performed magnificently to achieve this result."


For further information, please contact Kate Cox or Kerry McCrink at de Winter PR & Marketing on: 01244 320 677 or email:

Notes to Editors:

ACF Car Finance Ltd is a privately owned UK company that specialises in providing quality used cars and car finance.

The company allows customers conveniently to apply for car finance online, via telephone or by visiting a branch directly, and continues to develop a programme of investment to create industry-leading standards throughout its UK branch network.

It operates a network of eight branches across the UK including Leeds, Manchester, East Midlands, Birmingham, Bristol, Dunstable, Maidstone, and Isleworth.

The company are market leaders in their field, stocking a wide selection of quality used vehicles, most of which are between two and four years old, and all of which undergo a 136 point vehicle quality inspection and an independent M.O.T.

Unlike many of its direct competitors, privately owned ACF Car Finance is not reliant on market shares to fund its business and has been less affected by the freefall of the Stock Exchange. Consequently ACF Car Finance has been able to deliver a rapid response to changes in market conditions and continues to help hundreds of customers every month who have been unable to secure a car or car finance elsewhere.

For further information on ACF Car Finance, visit

Kalamazoo-Reynolds is a UK-based provider of IT skills and services. The company has been at the forefront of the computer industry since the 1960s and has provided comprehensive hardware maintenance and surround services for over thirty years.

The company is part of the USA-based Reynolds and Reynolds Group, the world’s leading provider of Dealer Management Systems (DMS) and services to the retail motor industry.

In total, the group employs over 6000 staff worldwide and has operations throughout Europe, Canada and Mexico in addition to those in the UK and United States.

Kalamazoo-Reynolds’ automotive division provides the Dealer Management System POWER to many dealer groups throughout the UK. Several leading vehicle manufacturers including Renault-Nissan, Peugeot, Honda and Fiat endorse POWER.


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