Announcements

IDS is pleased to announce that Eric Tchokonte has joined the North American Dealer Group of Constellation Software as the Vice President of Engineering. He will be in charge of product development across several business units within the Dealer Group, including IDS. Eric has more than 20 years of software development management experience at both […]

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IDS is happy to announce that Sarah Haverstraw has joined its Operations Support team as the new Support Analyst, based in Washington State. She comes from IDS’ sister company DIS, where she spent the last three years training and supporting dealership customers. One of her areas of expertise was Parts and Service, which will definitely […]

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It is getting close to fiscal year-end time for many of us again. In order to prevent interruptions with Part Sales and Work Orders in the new year, use the Accounting module to check and make sure you have the initial fiscal periods defined for the new year. Set up at least the first 3 […]

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It’s been an exciting year for IDS and the RV, Marine and Trailer dealership industry as a whole.  Over the last 12 months, industry growth and consolidation have allowed us to continually improve our capabilities and provide services and software solutions that scale to your needs. Since we are currently in the middle of several […]

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IDS is happy to announce that Austin Lee has joined its Professional Services team as a Professional Services Consultant. Prior to working for IDS, he has spent his career in the RV industry with Tri-Am RV Center – a top RV dealership with locations in Florida and Tennessee. His first duty with Tri-Am RV was […]

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The Spring 2017 release of Astra G2 continues to build on the work we’ve done for the managers, CRM 2.0, PDF Sales Quotes and manufacturer integrations – in addition to a large number of bug fixes and overall stability and performance improvements. This is also the first release that will allow for Automated Upgrades – […]

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We’d like to notify you that some of our dealerships had lost all their data due to a ransomware worm called “WannaCry” that has infected countless computers across the world, including the United States and Canada. How Does It Work? After infecting a computer system, it blocks the user from accessing it until a ransom […]

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If your IDS-generated emails are being sent with the wrong email domain (e.g. @rvmarine.com instead of @marinerv.com), you need to change the default email domain, which you can easily do by following these steps: In G2 Admin > Setup > Update Module Configurations, select the System tab.   Enter the correct default email domain in […]

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IDS is pleased to introduce Kristy Davide as its new Accounting Support Analyst in the Oldsmar, Florida office. Kristy will be working on the accounting support team, assisting customers with day-to-day accounting issues and training needs.  Kristy previously worked for IDS from 2003-2007 on the implementation team and within the support department. Since that time, […]

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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.