ACD is a technology and claims solutions provider to the property and casualty industry. The company is headquartered in Carlsbad, California. Products provided include mobile self-service claims applications, workflow, vendor partner integration and data analytics. ACD’s core solution is the AutoLink® workflow platform which connects technology, data and vendor networks for auto insurers. ACD (AutoClaims Direct) was founded, bootstrapped and launched in 2003. ACD is the developer of two major industry software solutions; The AutoLink® and SubroLink® platforms which assist insurers in processing auto damage and subrogation claims. The firm employs administrative, technology, audit and compliance personnel who work connecting partners within the claims value chain. This includes one of the largest national networks of claims service providers, parts suppliers, salvage yards and collision repair facilities. In April 2014, ACD released Self(ie) Service, a mobile web "self service" car insurance claims solution. The mobile technology allows vehicle owners to take their own photos during the claims process. The application was awarded the Gold Stevie in the 2014 International Business Awards.