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Project Description: This site is a truck salvage auction site created for the insurance industry.

Front End

  • Buyer and seller registration processes
  • Live credit card processing via QuickBooks merchant services
  • Auction data posting with picture upload – pictures automatically formatted with ImageMagick
  • Search and browse selection functions
  • Bid placement with high bid notification
  • Closed auctions listing displaying winning bid
  • Automatic auction closings with bid results e-mailed to admin, buyer, seller and insurance adjuster
  • Buyer’s center to allow bidding, accept auction fees, view and/or e-mail award documentation, manage billing data, change password and view auction history
  • Seller’s center to allow posting of salvage to auction, view auction closing results, manage billing data and change password
  • Auction award center for insurance companies and/or adjuster to award salvage which would generate HTML e-mail notifications to all parties
  • Detailed visitor tracking – every system accessed is logged in database

Back End

  • Admin center with system summaries of auctions, visitors, referrals and auction values
  • Database GUI for entry of insurance company data including branches, accounts payable department and adjusters
  • Buyer and seller status management (i.e. Pending, Active, Suspended)
  • Bid edit and tracking
  • Picture upload and manipulation with ImageMagick
  • Auction status view and management (i.e. Pending, Active, Expired, Cancelled, Suspended)
  • Custom Content Management System
  • Billing functions to create and track invoices and credits
  • Customer data, billing and credits downloaded to QuickBooks via QuickBooks web connector. Download starts automatically when QuickBooks is opened in customers’ office.

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April 19, 2021