As participants in this meeting, we need to be mindful of the constraints of antitrust laws. There shall be no discussions of agreements or concerted actions that may restrain competition. This prohibition includes the exchange of information concerning individual prices, rates, coverages, market practices, claims settlement practices, or any other competitive aspect of an individual company’s operation. Each participant is obligated to speak up immediately for the purpose of preventing any discussion falling outside these bounds.
To incorporate all potential business entities in the business processes that relates to the Estimate Services.
To work with the Estimate Committee to respond to group goals and timelines.
To provide an open working relationship with the Estimate Committee within the antitrust guidelines.
To recognize existing standards and use those base standards to build new standards and extend existing ones.
Estimate Services details of needed repair or damage estimate, including parts and dollars. (Vehicle Damage Estimate, Vehicle Damage Photo Estimate, Vehicle Damage Changing Part Type and Assembly, Property Damage Estimate (Glass), Phot estimate (vehicle Damage Photo estimate add, scheduling and next steps)
*Trucks, Farm Equipment, Boats, Specialty Vehicles; all have Vehicle Info / Vehicle Description aggregates and elements to define them clearly
*Motorcycle estimates differ from vehicle damage estimates primarily by the Line Item Category as motorcycles have their own Line Item Motorcycle Category code list
The Estimate Committee’s objective is electronically exchange messages relating to a vehicle rental assignment focus, with other parties to create efficiencies in the process.
The emphasis is on improving customer service in the inspection and repair process being stressed by all segments of the industry.
The Estimate Committee consist of several CIECA Standards Committees that contributed to the Estimate Service being merged.
The Estimate services standards and documentation from VDI, Calibration, CER, Glass, and SCAN committees were merged to create the Estimate Product.
CIECA’s Estimate Committee’s goal is to develop and maintain messaging standards aimed at the appraisal and/or restoration of a vehicle that has incurred a loss. This includes but is not limited to work requests, appraisals, images, and repair invoices.
All business needs will be identified to enable the vehicle damage assignment and estimate process to move electronically between parties. Having standards allows the resolution of issues during the vehicle repair process, allows for accurate and timely transfer of funds, and reduces the need for multiple personal contacts.
Information Technology Providers
Sublet Repair Vendors
Meet the team
If you have questions on the committee’s activities, please contact a recent attendee. If there is no date in column 1, they have not participated.