Oversee everything at your dealership through one, easy-to-use system.
Get a full view of your business, eliminate inefficiencies and pinpoint opportunities for growth with a solution designed specifically for Marine dealers.Request demo
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Unite all the disparate pieces of your business under one integrated software and gain more control of your business.
Enable your employees to complete their daily tasks from anywhere in the dealership using a mobile device – and get more done as a result.
Add jobs with the voice-to-text feature and take photos of failed parts, improving communications and scheduling.Book your demo
Allow techs to clock in and out of labor lines, take photos of failed parts and offer cause & correction without going back to their computer desk.Book your demo
Enable your employees to instantly attach photos to work orders, so that everyone knows which parts to order – or upload them to the manufacturer’s website for warranty approval.Book your demo
Use a tablet or smartphone to conduct year-end and cycle inventory counts, while inspecting the goods in person.Book your demo
Give your sales people full access to the inventory on their mobile device and the ability to show unit details, including images and price, to customers anywhere in the dealership.Book your demo
Allow your salespeople to close more leads by being able to:
Use a mobile device to take credit card payments on work orders, capture customer signatures and instantly email them receipts, ensuring fast and easy checkouts.Book your demo
Get a bird’s-eye view of your entire dealership – whether it’s one location or multiple – to pinpoint potential problems and growth opportunities.
See how different aspects of your business impact each other – from marketing to sales, from sales to service, from service to finance and so on.Book your demo
Choose from over 600 Key Performance Indicators and create personalized dashboards that are user- and location-specific to track only what’s important to you.Book your demo
By ensuring your key metrics are automatically updated, you can monitor each department’s performance in real time, which gives you the ability to make quick improvements whenever necessary.Book your demo
Easily retrieve customizable reports for each department on a daily, weekly, monthly or annual basis, saving time on manual data entry.Book your demo
With just a few clicks, access statements for each department at your dealership and quickly identify its losses and gains.Book your demo
Find insights faster by visualizing your data through graphs, charts and diagrams. You can also print and export data directly from the dashboard, if you want to drill down into the details.Book your demo
Make your dealership software even more convenient by including leading industry tools and add-on products.
Seamlessly transfer relevant data from your dealership software to Wolters Kluwer’s AppOne® online portal for loan processing, where you can also view and print state-specific Bankers Systems® loan documents such as retail installment contracts and required ancillary forms.Book your demo
Order new parts on time and make manufacturer-specific cost adjustments by taking advantage of Astra G2’s integrations with key Marine industry suppliers, such as Brunswick and Mercury.Book your demo
Gain instant and secure access to data such as store manufacturer invoices, deal jackets and check-in/trade-in sheets – anywhere, anytime – using IDS’ cloud-based system.Book your demo
Pull consumer credit reports directly through your IDS Astra software from all three nationwide credit companies – Equifax®, Experian® and TransUnion – thanks to the integration with CoreLogic Credco.Book your demo
Set up AstraWeb to automatically upload your inventory to a web portal of your choosing and keep it up-to-date without any input from you or our staff, allowing your potential customers to view your products online.Book your demo
Keep your data safe by having it automatically backed up and stored off-site, using Managed Electronic Vaulting. No IT staff required.
Should a disaster strike, IDS can quickly and effectively recover your servers.
Improve the performance of your dealership software by choosing from a variety of servers, workstations, networking devices and peripherals.
IDS professionals test each server to make sure it is compatible with your specified software and operating system.
Collect money in a timely manner by easily submitting and tracking warranty claims through IDS Astra’s tight integration with suppliers like Brunswick and Mercury.Book your demo
Accept debit and credit card payments directly through the sales screen in your dealership software.
Take only 2-3 seconds to approve each payment and have the ability to capture electronic signatures.
Arm your salespeople with the most up-to-date tools to manage and convert leads efficiently, allowing them to close more deals in less time.
Instantly match your inventory to customer preferences, configure packages and speed up loan approvals and credit checks.Book your demo
Configure boat packages, include add-on features and offer extra insurance and warranty items, while calculating each deal’s profitability on the fly, through an easy-to-use integrated menu.Book your demo
Share a single customer profile across the entire dealership, so that all your employees can see the same up-to-date customer information, including contact details and purchase history.Book your demo
Enable your salespeople to easily access up-to-date inventory, work status and customer profile, so that they can get more done.Book your demo
Allow your team to send quick, personalized messages to customer requests by automating lead processing through an integrated CRM.Book your demo
Make sure there is accountable engagement between your salespeople and each of your leads by tracking every activity in real time.Book your demo
Help your service department consolidate all service history in one place, increase tech productivity, manage deadlines and deliver on customer expectations more effectively.
Get your service team to create, update and track customer appointments, customer history and completed work in one system that all your employees can access.Book your demo
Maintain an even workflow by allowing your employees to manage and update their appointment, service and delivery calendars anywhere in the dealership.Book your demo
Turn appointments into estimates or work orders and assign techs based on their availability and qualifications in a matter of clicks.Book your demo
Enable your techs to clock in and out, update work orders and move from one job to another in just a few seconds, letting them focus on the actual service work and get more done.Book your demo
Keep track of all your warranty claims and get them approved faster through integrations with key industry manufacturers, such as Brunswick and Mercury.Book your demo
Give your technicians, dispatcher and service writer full visibility into the larger work process, allowing them to spend less time chasing each other for information and more on the job at hand.Book your demo
Make your parts department more profitable by tracking every part on your floor, eliminating order duplication, cutting down on emergency orders and maximizing parts turnover.
Always have a clear idea what parts are in stock and easily monitor stock levels at all locations through a single screen.Book your demo
Provide your customers with instant access to parts inventory, streamlined parts scanning, integrated credit card processing and electronic signature capture.Book your demo
Set up seasonal minimum and maximum ordering levels along with automatic order recommendations to avoid over- or under-ordering parts.Book your demo
Use the automated price escalation tool to instantly see what trends are causing you to lose or gain money.Book your demo
Make special orders and assign them to the right customer in just a few clicks through an easy-to-use interface.Book your demo
Utilize Astra G2’s integrations with key industry suppliers, such as Brunswick and Mercury, to order parts in a timely manner and ensure accurate pricing.Book your demo
Give your accounting department the tools it needs to improve cash flow, eliminate double entry and track the impact each transaction makes on the bottom line.
Make it easy to monitor all your assets and liabilities by ensuring that each department’s transactions flow directly into your accounting ledger.Book your demo
Easily access on-demand financial reports, such as P&L statements and balance sheets, by department and/or location, to get a full understanding of your business performance.Book your demo
Keep an eye on the financial performance of each department at all times by generating up-to-date custom reports in just a few seconds.Book your demo
Pinpoint unnecessary expenses and discover opportunities to boost revenue by getting a thorough real-time overview of your business performance.Book your demo
Adjust each report to include only the metrics that matter to your dealership, making them succinct and easy to read.Book your demo
Implement credit card processing and electronic signature capture to cut down on payment source errors.Book your demo
Collect and leverage customer information to effectively meet their buying needs and maintain close relations with them well after the sale.
Get up-to-date customer data such as purchase history, records of past communication and buying interests to make each interaction personal and useful.Book your demo
Eliminate the need to double-enter or search for customer information by keeping it in sync and shared across the entire dealership.Book your demo
Generate leads through your website or any other platform and automatically assign them to your sales reps, who would then turn them into paying customers.Book your demo
Automate daily tasks and activities, such as data maintenance, so that you can spend more time interacting with prospects and closing deals.Book your demo
Gain full visibility into your sales team’s activities to make sure each lead gets the proper amount of attention and no sale is lost.Book your demo
Establish ongoing communications with leads and customers to keep them informed and encourage repeat visits.Book your demo
Oversee all your equipment, slip and storage rentals from one easy-to-use interface that you can customize to meet your specific business needs.
Track your boat packages across multiple locations and users, utilizing a customizable reservation manager that comes with an interactive availability calendar and a map.Book your demo
Get a bird’s-eye view of all your rentals operations to pinpoint lost opportunities, observe trends and predict future demand.Book your demo
Use up-to-date performance data to configure rates, deposits, fees and discounts on all your items and avoid losses.Book your demo
Create quotes and convert them into reservations in just a few clicks. Email contracts and invoices directly to your customers to speed up transactions.Book your demo
Save time on tedious tasks by creating automatic work orders for the service team and setting up recurring payments or payment plans for long-term reservations.Book your demo
Consolidate all your paperwork in one system and make it accessible to the whole team, allowing everyone to easily look up upcoming rentals, payment status and so on.Book your demo
Whether you are a small business or a large multi-store enterprise, IDS has a solution that addresses your specific needs.
It was having multiple locations that drove our decision to try IDS. IDS provided us with consolidated real-time data for all the locations, which immediately allowed us to be better managers. Each day, I run different reports – whether they are related to sales, service or F&I. I don’t know how someone can run a dealership with multiple locations without a program that ties all this together in real time.Explore deployment options
There is no way we could operate today without Astra. Doing business the old way would require double the internal staff and tons of paperwork.See what other RV dealers are saying about IDS
As a Brunswick dealer, gain access to exclusive discounts that allow you to unlock more of IDS Astra G2’s time-saving features for less.
With the exclusive Brunswick offer, you can save on:
As a Brunswick dealer, gain access to exclusive discounts that allow you to unlock more of IDS Astra G2’s time-saving features for less.
With the exclusive Brunswick offer, you can save on:Explore Our Implementation Process
IDS allows Marine dealerships of all sizes to enjoy the benefits of a full dealer management system for an affordable price.
By taking advantage of AstraSMS – IDS’ Astra G2 Cloud solution – a small to mid-size Marine business can now access the same dealer management software functionalities that only largescale operations could afford in the past.
Because it’s a subscription service, you can utilize the complete IDS Astra G2 solution for just a small monthly fee. You don’t need an in-house IT department, a network server, maintenance or additional hardware. All you really need is the Internet connection – to accept automatic software updates.
The Astra G2 Cloud solution includes:
By infusing 30 years’ worth of industry experience and customer feedback into the IDS Astra G2 dealer management system, we help Marine dealers unlock their true potential and grow.
Find out what other Marine dealers have to say about Astra G2.
As an owner, it’s important to get good timely information, so that was a game-changer for us when we went with IDS. It provided us with real-time data for all the locations, which could be consolidated. It immediately allowed us to be better managers. I don’t know how someone can run a dealership with multiple locations without a program that ties all this together in real time.
Robert Soucy, Owner
IDS is a well-designed dealer management system that allow users to manage and integrate all the important aspects of the business from purchasing, inventory, sales, marketing, F&I to accounting. With three locations, sometimes it’s difficult for us to know what’s happening at each location and IDS gives us the real time information we need.
Victoria McComas, Director of Finance, HR and Operations M & P Mercury
IDS has allowed for our growth. We just expanded to another location this past year and we were able to do that pretty smoothly with the software that we have. Each location has visibility of other locations’ inventory, I can go in to each location and manage their revenue categories… They’re definitely always thinking in the right direction.
Dave Commander, President, Russell Marine
Managing two nationally-recognized businesses (Rond’s Marine and Transcona Trailers) is not easy, but IDS seems to have all the right reports and it really helps us track performance in each dealership.
Garth Bromley, Owner
For 10 years, I worked as a director of a large multi-location marine dealership using your competitor’s platform. Needless to say I became familiar with it, but never enjoyed using it. I found it to be cumbersome, tedious, non-intuitive and it was generally aimed at the back office more than the front lines. While it has taken me some time to fully adopt some of the nuances of IDS, I will say that throughout the process, your team has been fantastic and the level and speed of the development is fantastic. It’s easily the most powerful and useable DMS system I have ever used. It helps us drive profits and I look forward to seeing what comes next.
Jeff Barnes, General Manager, General Manager
Before using IDS, we had one system in Accounting, and another for Parts and Service that were not tied together at all. We were spending too much time taking information that was in one database and entering it into the other. Our systems consolidated nicely with IDS, which eliminated inconsistencies we used to have by running two different databases.
Pete Beauregard, Sr. President , Colony Marine
The team at IDS has been above and beyond what our initial expectations were. One of the bigger motivating factors for us choosing IDS was their implementation team and business practices. Now that we’re with them, I can say everything they told us they were going to do has been done and they all have been extremely helpful.
Kyle Kelly, Co-Owner, Kelly’s Port Marine
We’ve been with them since 2006 and I can’t give enough accolades to support and training at IDS. Every time I have a need they go all out to help me get it resolved.
Dana Hinkemeyer, Accountant, Miller Marine
We’ve been using IDS since 1993. With the ever changing demands of our business, they’ve been great in updating the product to suit our needs and we highly value the partnership we’ve been able to establish through the years.
Wayne Stokes, Director of Operations , Tracker Marine Boat Center
It's a fully integrated and quality product for the Marine industry. IDS keeps updating with new abilities as technology changes.
Ron Wilson, Owner, Wilson Marine
One thing I’m big on is what type of customer service is available. I can personally say that I have been very fortunate to work with some really great people at IDS. Whether it’s a question about not understanding how to use the system, or a question about something I don’t think is functioning properly, they have been quick to resolve my issue.
Carly Poole, Marketing Manager, Buckeye Marine
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