Bid Buddy

New IAA Data Service

  • IAA Data Service uses VIN Decoder and Automatically Selects Interchange choices
  • Saves Time and Makes Bids more Accurate
  • IAA Data Service is EXCLUSIVE to Bid Buddy Users
  • IAA Data Service Works with ALL Auction Websites Nationwide (with a 17 digit VIN)
  • Watch the demo video!
Bid Buddy is a bidding tool for online auctions and other incoming vehicles. Using Jim Counts Formulas Bid Buddy evaluates online inventory in a matter of seconds and recommends the vehicles you need most. Don’t buy vehicles that won’t compliment your existing parts inventory … make more money by buying the parts you need and turning them faster.Bid Buddy Info Sheet

Your best friend at a salvage auction!

The benefits include:

  • NEW! Auction Parts & Pricing Service (APPS) Shares your Information with fellow Recyclers to Improve the Speed and Accuracy of Purchasing
  • NEW! Parts Saved in Bid Buddy are passed into Inventory Buddy Automatically
  • NEW! Comp Nine Total VIN Decoder reports are Searchable and Viewable in Buddy
  • Save Money by Having Your Exact Buying Criteria Literally at Your Fingertips!
  • Works on a Windows PC, Slate, Tablet, or Notebook
  • No Typing Required…All Simple Drop-Down Menus and Selection Tools!
  • Complete and Easy Access to Your Standard Price Book and Vehicle Profitability Information!
  • Obtain Bid Prices Accurately Based on the Correct Application, No Guessing or Assuming!

Software Works with

  • Hollander HYMS & Powerlink
  • Checkmate Cache
  • Pinnacle Pro & Classic
  • Internet Connection Required for Installation & Support


$1800 For Use and Support Annually (Includes Updates)

60 Day Money Back Guarantee!

Order Bid Buddy now!

Click the YouTube logo below to see Bid Buddy in action!

Software Required:
Some IMS (Inventory Management systems) require Procomm Plus version 4.8 from Symantec to communicate with your IMS. (Powerlink 2.x and Pinnacle customers do NOT need this software).
Our software is deliverable via Download from this website or we can ship you a CD should you not have High Speed Internet access.

Desktop Hardware Required:
One desktop PC workstation connected to your Inventory Management System using Procomm Plus (or just the Powerlink Client Software for Powerlink2.x or Pinnacle) This workstation should be running Windows 8 or 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, or XP.

We do NOT support Windows 98 or Windows ME.