Announcements

Integrated Dealer Systems is pleased to announce that Astra G2 Version 11.14.01 is now generally available and includes a number of performance and usability enhancements, several defect fixes, and several new KPIs in addition to the features below. Click the slide presentation to view some of the valued IDS users who have contributed to the […]

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Introduction This tech note will explain the process when the Zebra barcode printer is not printing or not printing correctly in Astra. Problem Description Zebra barcode printer is not printing or not printing correctly from Astra. Solution The first item to check is making sure the barcode printer is the default printer: Click onto the […]

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PURPOSE Allows parts personnel to control inventory more efficiently. Astra Product G2 – Parts – Purchasing – Launch Parts Transfer Approval Astra 1-1-2 Process  Before you begin, make sure a valid GL account has been set up in Traditional Astra. This can be completed in menu 1-1-2. Field 12.  Select Parts from the G2 navigator. […]

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PURPOSE Allows service personnel to view the sales of work order extras such as shop supplies and freight within a time frame. Astra Product G2 – Service Reports – Run Reports – W/O Extras Report Astra routine 4-3-2-34-1 Process When the menu of reports displays, find Work Order Extras Sales by Date and click to […]

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PURPOSE Allows parts personnel to view the sales of parts extras such as freight, gasoline, propane, restocking fees, etc. sold within a date range. Astra Product G2 – Parts Reports – Parts Extras Sales by Date Astra 4-3-2-34-1 Process When the menu of reports displays, find Parts Extras Report and click to highlight. The right […]

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IDS is pleased to announce its October 2013 software release designed to improve the overall ease of use, performance, and stability of G2. IDS Astra G2 v11.13.10 includes over 200 enhancements, including several new features requested by our customers, meaningful reporting, and an aggressively expanding partner network.   Ease of Use   General: G2 strives to make users […]

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It has been an exciting year for our business!  We grew both our customer base as well as revenue in 2012.  Through the first half of 2013, our business is up 11% in comparison to last year, primarily due to the additional customers we have added and the propensity of our dealer base to invest […]

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Payrol functionality

IDS has launched its July 2013 software release and just a few of its highlights include: Payroll Functionality: Astra G2 is now equipped with the main functions of payroll which includes running a payroll cycle, payroll reports and maintenance routines.   Added Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for More Visibility in Your Dealership: Astra G2 now […]

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IDS is pleased to announce its April 2013 software release! IDS Astra G2 v11.13.4 includes a number of new features and over 300 enhancements designed to simplify user experience, save time and boost productivity in your dealership. Just a few of these enhancements include: New User Wizard KPI Drill Down CRM Lead and Contact Redesign CRM Lead […]

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As you know, 2020 hasn’t been an easy year, yet despite the odds, many dealers are not just surviving but actively thriving in today’s market.

So, what does 2021 hold?

Find out in our Trends Report.