Platinum accounts is a conventional, double entry book keeping system, with Sales, Purchase and Nominal Ledgers, it can be integrated with all other Platinum modules. Our fully featured payroll package allows the simple calculation of national insurance, tax, pensions and other payroll details. The Workshop Management module is a purpose designed package for use in administering motor trade workshops. It allows you to keep your job tasks organised with a fully featured workshop and body shop diary.
It is a purpose designed program for administering vehicle sales, including a sales aid, a managerial database and an accounting system.
By using a combination of conventional PC hardware and state of the art software we can provide a very fast secure operation using a Virtual Private Network VPN on the Internet via a broadband connection. Up to the minute access to stock information for branches is then always available. Free advertising of your vehicle stock and a free add on to an existing web site, completely free, simple and quick to implement. Information can be exported to various third party advertising web sites and clients own web sites.
Our Platinum modules have report generators built in giving you full freedom and flexibility. There are many standard reports built into the system, when you need a more specific report you can design your own in minutes. The Shop Sales module allows you to keep details of your products such as stock levels, locations, prices, and suppliers.
With a full history of every stock movement it's an invaluable tool to stay on top of all your sales of parts and accessories.
Parts files are available to franchised dealers for many of the major vehicle manufacturers. With our powerful Data Import module you can import your suppliers parts and price files. Catalyst have been suppliers to the Motor Trade for many years and our business management software is used in both franchised and independent car dealerships. We cover all main areas of car dealership administration. Everything from parts and accessories , through workshop and car sales to company administration.
Everything in one fully integrated product that can link to manufacturer ordering and parts identification systems. We are a dedicated long term specialist in the motor trade offering an unrivalled cost effect product. A dealer management system is essentially a kit of tools which enables you and your staff to administer the business with the minimum of time and effort. This means vastly less effort than a paperwork system whilst providing vastly more information with which to plan and run the organisation.
In short the better the DMS the lower the overhead in wages combined with a far greater insight into the business's strengths, and direction which in course enables timely and decisive management. Short answer As dedicated long term suppliers to the motor trade we can offer a very cost affective package that is easily scalable to help you run your organisation and maximise your profits.
We care deeply that our product is the very best possible. Our success depends on our customers success, we thus constantly work very hard to develop and improve it. As our software can be rented on a month by month basis it can of course also be purchased with no long term contract and low up front costs the software is ideal for new start up motor trade business's as well as those larger more established motor trade business's with a tight hold on their capital outlay.
Purchasing the correct software to run your business is vitally important. Getting the correct software will minimise time spent by staff in administration and maximise the effectiveness of your business.
In order to help you make this crucial choice we are very happy to provide free demonstrations of our products to ensure that it performs as you need and expect. This can be done in any one of three ways.
Which ever way you choose, our aim is to explain how the power of Platinum Software can help your business grow. For remote demonstrations, we will call you by telephone at the appointed time, simply click on the button below to start the demonstration, we will provide a session ID and password no software will be installed on your machine and the demonstration is secure and safe. Testimonials Contact our Catalyst Sales Team. Accounts and Administration Platinum accounts is a conventional, double entry book keeping system, with Sales, Purchase and Nominal Ledgers, it can be integrated with all other Platinum modules.
Managing your Workshop The Workshop Management module is a purpose designed package for use in administering motor trade workshops. Free Web Advertising Free advertising of your vehicle stock and a free add on to an existing web site, completely free, simple and quick to implement. Management Reporting Our Platinum modules have report generators built in giving you full freedom and flexibility.
Keep track of your shop sales The Shop Sales module allows you to keep details of your products such as stock levels, locations, prices, and suppliers. Parts and Prices Parts files are available to franchised dealers for many of the major vehicle manufacturers. Catalyst and the Motor Trade Catalyst have been suppliers to the Motor Trade for many years and our business management software is used in both franchised and independent car dealerships.
What is a dealer management system? What makes ours different? Longer answer We care deeply that our product is the very best possible. We cover all of the key areas of dealership management in one fully integrated product including professional accounts which are of course at the core of understanding your business. Our software and systems are incredibly stable and reliable. You can rely on them to be there working reliably when you need them. The value of this cannot be understated.
Dealer management systems lie at the core of the "day to day" running and administration of a business. In order to provide fast and crisp service to clients it is essential that the system in use runs quickly and consistently. In order to make business strategy decisions it is essential that data collected is consistent and accurate.
Catalyst's proven track record in these areas is impressive and we make strenuous efforts to ensure that this will remain the case. We offer unrivaled levels of help and advice in the forms of ongoing telephone and web based support. Comprehensive training is available in a classroom environment , and on site "one to one" and even on a " one to one " hourly basis via the Internet.
We maintain a free to use, constantly updated and comprehensive " on-line " knowledge base with over articles and 's of reference pages'to make finding the answer to those everyday problems simple.
We directly market cars on the web on behalf of our customers. The site gets millions of hits and thousands of visitors per month, this service is free for the first year Note: Third parties which you give us permission to have your data from FindIt may make a charge -check your agreement with these third parties.
We export vehicle information to eBay, Auto trader, Exchange and Mart, AutoKingdom, Tradeouts, customers own web sites, manufacturers approved used stock and others meaning that information is entered once and automatically appears on many web sites. Some of the above sites are free to advertise on with our DMS, see here for more information.
We actively help you promote your business to previous car customers by keeping them informed. Our customer retention centre produces a wide range of reminders and messages automatically by your own or individual customers preferred method, letter, SMS text or e-mail. It's automated, incredibly simple to use, incredibly powerful, giving the personal touch and has incredibly low running costs.
The software is fully secure by user as you, of course, need to limit access to sensitive information. The software is incredibly flexible with user configurable reporting, document designs and menus. Our products are always at the cutting edge taking advantage of new technology as it becomes available. Recent examples being our integrated e-commerce and automated web facilities.
We keep you fully informed of any relevant changes to our software solutions via our website , Facebook and Twitter news feeds. KPI's, charts, general reporting and specific data entry can be achieved on mobile devices Phones, Tablets and Pads by using Platinum Online. Rental As our software can be rented on a month by month basis it can of course also be purchased with no long term contract and low up front costs the software is ideal for new start up motor trade business's as well as those larger more established motor trade business's with a tight hold on their capital outlay.
What can Platinum offer your business? Having recently … Read More 1. We can visit you at your premises, this provides us with an excellent opportunity to assess your requirements. We would be delighted for you to come here to Catalyst, we would love the opportunity to show you our company, it's support facilities and introduce our support team. We can provide, usually at very short notice, an on-line remote demonstration of our software via the Internet.
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