Mitchell WorkCenter Estimate Advisor

Drive Greater Collision Claims Estimate Accuracy

Mitchell's Estimate Advisor is an audit administration tool designed to enhance the collision claims estimating process. Capable of creating thousands of complex and customized estimate rules, Estimate Advisor produces alerts for virtually any required estimate guideline—including labor rates, material allowances and custom-defined fields.

Estimate Advisor Can Help You

  • Create, test, distribute and easily manage business and collision claims estimate rules between you and partners
  • Confirm appraisers are following your defined rules before the estimate is uploaded
  • Decrease the number of compliance profiles you need to maintain by using lookup tables
  • Ensure compliant estimates enter the workflow system from the start for maximum efficiency
  • Reduce the time and expense of producing supplements
  • Reduce cycle time while improving repair partner relationships
  • Make impactful decisions from Estimate Advisor Reporting features

Improve Direct Repair Program Relationships

Staying connected is essential for strong direct repair shop relationships, which is why you need to establish clear rules and guidelines to avoid expensive rework and partner misunderstandings. Estimate Advisor keeps the focus on collision claims, while avoiding inefficiencies with your direct repair shops since it:

  • Reduces supplements by alerting program participants of compliance issues before they upload
  • Complies with industry standards, allowing repair facilities to use the estimating system of their choice
  • Allows shops to focus on what they do best—restoring vehicles to their pre-accident condition

Optimize Parts Utilization

Deciding when to use OEM versus aftermarket parts can be challenging. Estimate Advisor solves this problem by:

  • Providing carrier-defined parts guidelines at the vehicle age or mileage level
  • Ensuring correct labor rates are applied at every opportunity
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