Disposition Use Case


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Business Triggers

Vehicle is declared a total loss through the sale or disposal of the totaled vehicle

Non-Totaled vehicles (e.g., charity vehicles, damaged non-total loss vehicle)

Title Process

Auction Sale

Abandonment of vehicle

Salvage Financial Processing


Disposition Response is sent to the requestor.

They may be used to inform the sender that the message has been received.

They may contain additional information in the response to the Request message.

Industry Benefits
Industry Segments
Industry Benefits
  • Establishment of an accurate and efficient industry standard - by and for industry participants - to be used in the creation and industry standard implementation of electronic messaging for assignments, changes and status updates to a disposition from either the Salvage Provider or Salvor, and financial messages.

  • XML electronic messages provide capability and flexibility for smaller-scale organizations and applications.

  • Facilitates the integration of disposition messages exchange.

  • Eliminates redundant data entry and other manual processes which allows for improved integration of disposition information across applications.

  • Management of the standard by CIECA streamlines development, approval, revision, enhancement and publication.

  • Processing efficiency:

    • Eliminates need to phone or fax assignments, stock numbers or updates between the Salvage Provider and Salvage Vendor.

    • Eliminates need to re-key Salvage Provider’s data into Salvage Vendor’s or Salvage Buyer’s own systems.

  • Reduced operating cost by automating manual tasks.

  • Improved accuracy, reporting and overall salvage management, depending on the degree of integration of the standards into other related systems.

Industry Segments

Data Recipients

Fleet Company

Information Technology Companies

Rental Company

Salvage Buyers

Salvage Provider

Salvage Vendors/Salvors

Third Party Administrators