CARMEL, IN — ADESA announced that AutoVIN, the company’s professional information services subsidiary, has entered into a marketing agreement with Sword Apak. Part of the Sword Group, Sword Apak has more than 30 years of experience providing specialist financial systems to asset-based finance and retail banking sectors.

“Sword Apak is recognized as a global leader for its expertise in providing specialist floorplanning systems to the automotive and inventory finance industries,” said Dennis Jones, president of AutoVIN. “This partnership is a good match for AutoVIN, and I am pleased to share this information with our customers.”

This marketing agreement includes AutoVIN and Sword Apak working together cooperatively to raise awareness of each other’s products and services as well as referring prospective customers.

“This agreement marries the synergies between our organizations,” said James Powell, sales director for Sword Apak. “It is a win-win for our customers—providing them with additional resources for meeting their business needs. I look forward to partnering with AutoVIN, which has a reputation as a leading provider for professional field information services.”

Sword Apak’s proven floorplanning software is used worldwide by manufacturer captive and independent finance providers to manage their wholesale floorplanning portfolios. The supplier’s highly advanced, Web- based application (WFSv6) is easily and quickly deployed using future-proof technical architecture that will support clients’ growing international business aspirations.

“At AutoVIN, we’re always looking for additional ways to support our customers,” said Jones. “Sword Apak has in-depth knowledge of the automotive finance industry, and with WFSv6 offers the ideal complementary solution that our customers will find beneficial.”

AutoVIN's services include vehicle condition reporting, inventory verification auditing, program compliance auditing and facility inspections. AutoVIN goes beyond the boundaries of traditional automotive field service organizations by using highly qualified, company-employed field managers and advanced computer technology to process data accurately and deliver actionable results to customers in a timely manner.