Galves.com is the first e-business system specifically developed for
the wholesale used vehicle market. Galves.com is marketed as a subscription
service and operated as an ASP (Application Service Provider) to minimize
the cost to the user community. The web-site features helpful dealer
and consumer information pages and a secure (SSL) subscription module
for purchasing products with a credit / debit card.
Galves.com utilizes information from Galves Auto Price
List Guides, a well-respected wholesale vehicle publication since
1957. Galves.com currently features the Vehicle Pricing System and the Inventory Management System.
The Vehicle Pricing System is used by dealers,
fleet owners, brokers, insurance companies, banks, and other organizations
to determine the up-to-date wholesale market price of pre-owned
domestic and foreign cars and trucks.
The software is table driven, allowing the most novice
user to quickly select the base vehicle criteria, check-off options
from a model specific list, and enter the mileage. The vehicle is
immediately priced, with a detailed accounting of its base value,
included options, and the mileage (+ or -) adjustment. Generating
a custom "Appraisal Report" is just as simple - select
the option, add Condition Adjustments and comments for Body, Interior,
Mechanical, and other areas of the vehicle, and submit.
The Inventory Management System is used by dealers
and wholesalers to maintain accurate inventory records and locate
needed vehicles in a colleague's inventory. The software is fully
integrated with the Vehicle Pricing module, so inventory values
remain up-to-date. Features such as "Find-a-Buyer" and
"Search Inventory" allow parties to quickly locate and
contact colleagues with available inventory and to transact business.