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Oxlo Expands into Truck Industry as Karmak Leverages Oxlo for Automotive Manufacturer Integration

BROOMFILED, CO & CARLINVILLE, IL– April 24, 2007 – Oxlo Systems Inc. and Karmak, Inc., announce an agreement for Oxlo to provide Ford dealer communication system integration for Karmak Legend Business Systems. By leveraging the Oxlo Dealer Integration Network, Karmak’s Legend systems will quickly integrate with Ford.

“We’re excited to extend our services to the heavy-duty trucking market, and with Karmak’s experience and market presence they’re clearly the best partner for us,” commented Jim Lejeal, Oxlo CEO.

The new integration services offered by Karmak will provide services that span a wide array of factory communications at Ford, including parts, warranty, and sales integrations. The integrations were completed in January and the pilot program has just completed, enabling Karmak truck dealers to automate Ford communications without manual effort or re-entry of data. The significant time savings provided by the new Ford system will allow dealers more time to focus on customers and on growing their business.

“Delivering uniquely capable business management solutions is our focus, and we have always strived to offer thorough communications with OEMs. We are confident that the new Ford integration will provide progressive and seamless functionality for Ford dealers on the Karmak system,” says Bill Healy, Karmak President & CEO.

Karmak, Inc. (, a leading provider of computer systems and business management systems in the heavy-duty truck industry, supplies software applications to fleets, retailers that sell and service trucks, tractors and trailers, as well as retail and wholesale businesses that distribute parts. In addition, Karmak provides continuing innovation and support to companies through software specialists working closely with customers in areas such as inventory control, service department management, accounting, and new and used truck sales. With 25 years serving the heavy-duty industry, Karmak is headquartered in Carlinville, Illinois. Karmak currently serves more than 1,800 locations throughout the United States, Canada, and Latin America.


Oxlo Systems Inc., based in Broomfield, Colorado is the operator of the Open Dealer Integration Network (ODIN™) and Open Vehicle Finance Network (OVFN) for the Automotive industry.  The Oxlo integration network solutions streamline the shared business processes associated with selling, servicing, and financing vehicles by integrating the software applications of dealers with automakers and lenders.  Oxlo solutions enable robust collaboration between dealer system provider software, automaker retail integration systems, and lender finance systems and and acellerate the adoption of STAR standards.  The Oxlo networks transact global secure e-business over the Internet for over 1000 dealerships across seven countries. 

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