Click on the product line below to find WATDA's Endorsed Provider

Adverse Action Compliance
Advertising Specialties
Bonds
Buying Cooperative
Buyer's Guides, Labels, Uploads, Online Inventory
Computerized Vehicle Registration
Credit Card Processing
Credit Reporting & Compliance
Employee Benefits
Employee Recruitment
Environmental Paint & Interior Protection
Cafeteria Accounts
F & I Products
Forms
Insurance - Personal Lines
Insurance - Property & Casualty
Insurance - Credit Life & Disability
Insurance - GAP
Insurance - Health
Insurance - Long Term Disability
Laser Form Suppliers
Marketing
Office Supplies
Payment Processing
Retirement Plans
Rust - Paint - Fabric Protection
Vehicle Registration Reports
Vehicle Service Contracts
Warranty Parts Markup & Labor Rate Increase Services

Questions?  Please contact WATDA at (608) 251-5577 for more information.

150 E. Gilman St., Suite A
Madison, WI 53703


Advertising Specialties

WATDASI Forms offers a full line of advertising specialties to meet all of your dealership needs. To receive a quote or order your dealership specialties contact John Strange at (800) 236-7672 or email at John Strange. When you support WATDA Services you support yourself.

WATDASI Products WATDASI Forms
150 E. Gilman St., Suite A
Madison, WI 53703

Phone: (800) 236-7672
Fax: (866) 721-0001
 

Dealership Bonds

WATDA offers reasonably priced bonds to those qualified dealers obtaining or renewing their dealer license.  Our surety bonds are competitively priced and we provide prompt processing service. WATDA also offers many other commonly required bonds including Wisconsin Notary Bonds, License and Permit Bonds, Miscellaneous Bonds, Court Bonds, and Probate Bonds. As well as ERISA Bonds, Business Service Bonds, Employee Dishonestly/Fidelity, Commercial Contract and others.

We can handle your non-standard Commercial business too! Our program is administered by NFP provides bonding options for cancelable bonds up to $100,000 when Principal's credit scores do not qualify in standard markets.

To learn more about WATDA dealership bonds and to obtain a copy of the application contact Meghan Brown by phone at (608) 251-5577, or email at mbrown@watda.org. If there are any other types of bonds you are interested in, please contact us and we will get the necessary information and application to you. 
 

WATDA BONDS
150 E. Gilman St., Suite A
Madison, WI 53703


Phone: (608) 251-5577
Partnered with:

 

Buying Cooperative

A dealer-owned cooperative plan enables dealers to purchase parts and other equipment at reduced prices compared to other sources, plus receive annual rebate checks.

WISCO CO-OP ASSOCIATION
401 South Hume Ave., P. O. Box 665
Marshfield, WI 54449-0665
(715) 387-3418, (800) 274-2319
www.wisco.com
John Hackman, johack@tznet.com

 


Buyer's Guides, Labels, Uploads, Online Inventory

WATDA Vehicle Details offers WI Buyers Guides PLUS - Print your WI Buyers Guide in perfect compliance. In addition, you may choose to print Custom Data Labels designed specifically for your dealership, Certified Labels, QR Codes and/or upload to websites daily. Franchised or independent, works for anyone.

 
For a no obligation demonstration,
call Chryste Madsen at (608) 251-4628
or email.


For repeat orders, please call (800) 236-7672
 
 
 

Computerized Vehicle Registrations

Computerized Vehicle Registration (CVR) is a General Partnership between CDK Global and the Reynolds and Reynolds Company. Formed in 1992, CVR is the leading provider of Electronic Vehicle Registration and Titling programs in partnership with Motor Vehicle Agencies across the US. CVR currently has value added programs operational in 23 states and over 16,000 clients. CVR pioneered dramatic improvements in the speed, accuracy, efficiency, and security of the Vehicle Registration and Title process while extending this capability to the point of purchase. CVR processes over 15 million vehicle transactions and over 4 million secure DMV inquiries annually. CVR is dedicated to partnering with Motor Vehicle Agencies and key Dealer Associations to deliver process improvement, financial and operational benefits that translate to alternative delivery services and high value options offered to the driving public.

CVR provides an electronic link to the Wisconsin DMV that allows agents to provide registration & renewal services to their customers on site at your business location.  Your billing and F&I personnel can verify vehicle, lienholder, customer or trade-in information and you keep a part of the fees collected.
The highlights of this program include:
  • Title and Register Vehicles
  • Issue and Transfer License Plates
  • Renew Registrations
  • Inquire on a Wisconsin License Plate, Title or VIN number
  • Duplicate Titles
  • Out of State Title Only
  • Flexible and Easy to use
  • Generate Revenue
  • Training and Technical Support included
  • Used by over 750 agents in Wisconsin
CVR
1100 W Town and Country Road, 8th Floor 
Orange, CA 92868
(800) 333-6995
 

CVR Now Offers NMVTIS Inquiry Service to all CVR Clients

Click here for more information (pdf)


Credit Card Processing

 Members Save on Payment Processing
With this exclusive, members-only program
 
Take full advantage of your membership benefits.
Serving merchants for over 30 years TSYS Merchant Solutions offers a payment processing program tailored to your business needs.
At TSYS we believe payments should revolve around people — not the other way around. We call this belief "People-Centered Payments(SM)." By putting people at the center of every decision we make, with unmatched customer service and industry insight, TSYS Merchant Solutions is able to support businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 80 countries. Offering merchant payment-acceptance solutions as well as services in credit, debit, prepaid, mobile, chip, healthcare and more, we make it possible for those in the global marketplace to conduct safe and secure electronic transactions with trust and convenience.
 
Wisconsin Automobile and Truck Dealers Association Member Benefits
  • Business and Social Media analysis tools to help your business grow
  • Negotiated member-only rates
  • Full line of products customized to your specific business needs
  • Qualified service representatives available 24 hours a day
  • An account management team
  • Free online reporting
Our Customer Covenant
We will take 100% responsibility for every customer experience through collaboration, innovation and unparalleled service delivered by caring team members. We will treat our customers the way we want to be treated - building lasting relationships, trust and integrity.
 
TSYS Merchant Solutions Resource Center
http://www.tsysmerchantsolutions.com/resource-center/webcasts/index.html
 
Brian D. Wolf
Strategic Portfolio Analyst, Senior
Referral Partner Management
(402) 574-7335

 

Learn More >>  Call (888) 749-7860 or visit  http://tsysmerchantsolutions.com/assoc

Credit Reporting and Compliance


700 Credit, provides dealers with the fastest most reliable credit score, OFAC and adverse action compliance system in the marketplace. Besides providing credit reports in literally seconds and at a lower cost than their competitors, the 700 Credit system allows for seamless integration with your current DMS, F&I and CRM systems. With no long term contracts to sign, dealers pay for what they use and the 700 Credit program keeps all of the necessary records, so you don't have to.

Click Here to receive more information about WATDA's 700 Credit program.

 

Ann Carson
Account Director/Business Development 

acarson@700credit.com
Phone: (614) 310-8218 ext. 7224
Cell: (202) 422.2351

www.700credit.com
 

Employee Benefits - Cafeteria Plans

Section 125/Flexible Spending Account Administration and Health Care Reform by American Fidelity
As an endorsed WATDA plan provider, American Fidelity has established a quality reputation when it comes to our Section 125 administrative services. Whether you currently have a Section 125 program and are simply looking to enhance it, or are interested in setting up a new program, we can help. We provide our expertise in setting up your Section 125 Plan as a premium only plan or coupled with tax savings accounts such as Flexible Spending Accounts. The cornerstone of any benefit program is a Section 125 Plan that helps you and your employees maximize your tax saving opportunities. By participating in a Section 125 Plan you can reduce your payroll-related costs, and your employees can increase their take-home pay at the same time.
 
By partnering with American Fidelity and moving toward using their Section 125 Plan/FSA Administration, you and your employees will continue to receive:
  • Section 125 administrative services, including plan document support and compliance hotline;
  • Complete program education and enrollment through group meetings, along with one-on-one benefit enrollments with a Wisconsin-based, salaried, career account manager;
  • Upfront funding of Health FSA plans, with reimbursements beginning on the first day of the plan year, regardless if funds have been received – just like you have experienced with WATDA;
  • Year-round support for new hires, benefit fairs, and Wisconsin-based, salaried, career account managers to assist with questions;
  • FSA Administration with complimentary debit card(s);
  • Timely reimbursements of submitted claims;
  • Direct Deposit or paper check options; and
  • Full benefit enrollment, including core and supplemental insurance products, to streamline your employees’ enrollment experience. A WATDA Benefit Specialist is available to partner with American Fidelity throughout the entire communication process.
  • Online claims submission by simply uploading receipts for reimbursement;
PLUS… Additional Support Now Available To You!
  • On-site counsel to assist with your Section 125 or Health Care Reform questions and needs;
  • Daily claims processing;
  • Insuring the “risk” associated with the Health FSA;
  • AFA MobileTM, AFA’s Mobile App;
  • Educational materials, tools, and resources including online tax-savings calculators, expense worksheets, and more;
  • VIP email updates on important Health Care Reform developments;
  • One-on-one strategy sessions to discuss long-term plan options and implementation steps;
  • Discounted Health Care Reform Webinars; and
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) and Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) administration;
  • Much more.
To learn more, please visit americanfidelity.com/WATDA.
 
For more information about implementing a Section 125 plan, please contact Michael Schroka, District Manager, at (800) 654-8489, ext. 2541. 

To reach our Customer Care Team,
please contact (800) 437-1011.
 
 

Employee Recruitment

Hireology helps hundreds of dealerships across the country turn the disjointed task of hiring new employees into a disciplined process. Hireology understands the unique challenges dealerships face to find and retain the best employees. They work with dealerships of all sizes to transform hiring from a challenging, inconsistent process into a data-driven framework everyone in the dealership can follow.


Hireology's Platform Includes:

  • Custom Career Site

  • Integrated Job Boards

  • Pre-Hire Assessments

  • Interview Guides Tailored for Retail Automotive

  • Background Checks

  • Onboarding

  • Payroll

  • Talent Coaches and Customer Support

 

For exclusive WATDA rates:
Contact Mike McSherry at 312-283-3590
or mmcsherry@hireology.com.

www.Hireology.com

 



F & I Products

Protective Asset Protection offers vehicle protection plans, GAP, credit insurance, limited warranty products, dealer participation programs and F&I training. Protective Asset Protection has been serving dealers for more than 50 years and currently provides products and services to over 8,000 dealers.
Protective Asset Protection Jill Dowty, Senior Account Executive:
(715) 551-3969 or (800) 794-5491
Email: jill.dowty@protective.com


Click here for more information (pdf)


Insurance, Employee Benefits & Retirement Plans

M3 Insurance serves as the endorsed insurance advisor for the Wisconsin Automobile & Truck Dealers Association. WATDA members have access to the best products, service, resources and specialized expertise in the areas of property & casualty, employee benefits, employer-sponsored retirement plans, and personal lines insurance.
 
About M3:

  • Largest privately owned insurance agency in Wisconsin
  • Five offices serving clients domiciled throughout Wisconsin
  • Team of 15 professionals dedicated exclusively to small business
  • Vast experience and expertise in transportation and dealership industries
  • Solid carrier partner relationships providing an array of market options
  • Best-in-class risk management resources deployed locally, including:
    • Legal & Compliance
    • Data Analytics & Benchmarking
    • HR Technology Consulting
    • Employee Wellness Programs
    • Employee Communications & Engagement
    • Loss Control & Prevention
 
Offices in Madison, Milwaukee, Wausau, Eau Claire and Green Bay

(800) 272-2443
www.m3ins.com
 

 


Environmental Paint & Interior Protection 

Featuring Appearance Protection Programs. Fully insured warranties.  ECP has been endorsed by WATDA since 1980.

              

ECP Incorporated
Appearance Protection Programs for New, Used & Lease Vehicles
11210 Katherine’s Crossing Suite 100
Woodridge, IL 60517
 
(800) 323.3521 Ext. 4243
Mike Feely, mfeely@ecpinc.net

www.ecpinc.net


Marketing Services  

Dealer121 will let you understand who your customers are, better than anyone in the marketplace. When you have proper data points and know exactly who your customers are, you also know who your customers aren’t.  Dealer121 will find this information, build a marketing plan tailored to your sales, service and F&I, and measure the results.  You will engage the right customers with personalized messages in a sequenced manner.  The result is a one-to-one marketing management system.  Engaged customers are more valuable and provide a stronger ROI. We don’t care if we target 5 or 5,000 customers.  Our motto is, if you market to the right customer with the right message at the right time, you'll produce the right ROI!
 
Dealer 121 Logo www.dealer121.com

2179 4th Street, Suite 2A
White Bear Lake, MN 55110

info@dealer121.com 
Phone: (612) 719-9838, Derc Teschler

 

Office Supplies

Staples Advantage is proud to be Wisconsin Automobile & Truck Dealers Association’s endorsed provider for all your office supply, janitorial, furniture & technology needs. As a member of WATDA your dealership is eligible to participate in this purchasing program at highly discounted rates.
 
To take part of this program, please sign-up and register at: http://register.staplesadvantage.com/c/s?RegFormId=EFosbm. You’ll be contacted by Staples Advantage to set-up an account and can then begin to order online as needed.
 
In addition to the great pricing available to all WATDA members, Staples Advantage offers:
  • Free next business day delivery to all zip codes in Wisconsin
  • Net 30 billing, one consolidated invoice
  • Online ordering through www.staplesadvantage.com
  • In-store purchasing options
  • Vendor consolidation through offerings in office supplies, janitorial products, breakroom supplies, technology and furniture
  • Dedicated account management
 
If you have questions or would like to learn more about the program, please contact Staples Advantage representative:
Pamela Gjersvig
(608) 333-4887
 

Vehicle Registration Reports 

NEW VEHICLE REPORTS
Monthly reports include cars and trucks in selected markets, indicate "pump ins", and "pump outs", and provide summary sales analysis. Also available is a unique market analysis report which shows market share by dealer and make.

USED VEHICLE REPORTS
Available on a quarterly basis, you get makes, years and types of used vehicles sold by dealers and the private market. 

We also have the capability to produce specialized reports customized to your needs.  Have an idea for something you would like to see?  Let us know, and we can put together a registration report to meet your needs.

Reg-Trak Reg-Trak, Inc.
790 Lexington Way
Waterloo, WI 53594
(920) 478-2909 or Call WATDA at (608) 251-5577
scott@reg-trak.com
 

Warranty Parts Markup and Labor Rate Increase Service 

Armatus Dealer Uplift (formerly Armada Dealer Solutions) provides the industry’s only true turn-key Retail Warranty Reimbursement Factory Submission Service.  Armada boasts in-house expertise in automotive audit, technology, legal, and extensive factory protocol experience. When coupled with their Proprietary Software and data management techniques, dealers have virtually no administrative burden and are assured of optimal results that are delivered with unparalleled speed.
Armatus Dealer Uplift
230 Schilling Circle, Suite 140
Hunt Valley, Maryland 21031
 
Michael W. Kilchenstein, Jr.
Director of Sales
mikek@dealeruplift.com
(410) 975-0115  Direct
(410) 975-0114  Direct Fax
(443) 799-7300  Mobile

Visit Armatus' Website: www.dealeruplift.com


 


Approved Laser Forms Suppliers 

The following suppliers have worked with WATDA to develop WATDA copyrighted forms for laser printed applications and are currently producing laser forms for dealerships.

  • ADAM Systems
  • Arcadium Technologies, LLC
  • AutoMaster
  • Auto/Mate
  • CDK
  • DCS - Summit Venture Group
  • Dealer Dynamics (AFA)
  • Finance Express, LLC/Dealer Socket
  • Micro 21
  • PBS Dealer Services
  • Supreme Software