The Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association (CIECA) announced it will begin work on a new project to implement the exchange and transmission of collision repair diagnostic scanning results within its Business Message Suite (BMS) standards.
“Vehicle Scanning has become an integral part of the entire repair process on certain vehicles. Pre-repair and Post-repair scanning has become necessary in certain situations. The information received from the vehicle scan tool should be saved with the other Repair Order documentation for subsequent review, auditing, and other purposes. Repairers and the industry need a method to retain and exchange this data with the entire