The Best Auto Repair Shop Software for Your Business

Unify Your Operations in One Place

R.O. Writer provides solutions for any size of auto repair shop. Whether you own a single shop or multiple locations, R.O. Writer is customizable to meet your needs and help your business grow.

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Supercharge the way your auto repair shop runs

Smarter Shop Management

Go paperless and unify all your operations in one place. Optimize the vital day-to-day tasks of service writing, estimating, tracking time, scheduling resources, maintaining stock levels, searching repair guides, accessing supplier catalogs, and ordering parts.

Serve your Customers Better

Better customer service means repeat customers. Improve communication and customer service by texting and emailing customers at any time. You can send pictures and videos along with their digital vehicle inspections and repair orders, plus build customer profiles and review customer history.

Business Reports & Finances

Print sales reports to see your margins, run part and labor detail reports,
and so much more.

Features for every aspect of your business

Part Catalogs

R.O. Writer has built direct integrations with the leading part suppliers in the industry. You can search the supplier catalogs, post parts to repair orders, and order in less than a minute.

Repair Guides

Access the top repair guides in the industry. Quickly search, diagnose, and find repair information from any open repair order.

Digital Vehicle Inspection

R.O. Writer's DVI Suite allows you to take pictures and videos of the vehicle, and text or email them to your customer. Perform digital inspections in the bay or the parking lot from a smart phone or tablet.

Service Writing

Effective service writing is key to your shop's success. R.O. Writer integrates with multiple parts and labor guides to make service writing quick and accurate.

Oil Changes

Smart Oil takes the guesswork out of oil changes. You can use one Smart Oil job for any vehicle and never lose your profit margin – no matter how much oil is needed.

Texting and Emailing Customers

Powerful integrations with mobile applications mean you can text and email customers with just a click. Text status updates, videos, pictures, estimates, and more.


Check your stocking inventory and connect to leading tire suppliers, all on the same screen and all at the same time.

Inventory Management

Manage your local inventory, so you never order what you already have in stock, but always have what you need on hand. You can order parts based on stock levels with auto-build.

Factory Scheduled Maintenance

Building scheduled maintenance repair orders are often challenging and time consuming. R.O. Writer Service Intervals makes it easy and fast.

This is not an exclusive list of features

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We integrate with the best in the business

We partner with the best in the industry, so our users get the most value. By integrating other software solutions with R.O. Writer, you can access more from one place and streamline your workflow. We integrate with over 35 partners, including accounting software, credit card processors, marketing and data software, part and labor guides, tire suppliers, and repair guides.

  • Auto Apps
  • globalpayments
  • torqata
  • epicor
  • carfax

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