IDS Astra G2 dealer management software tips

Dealership Manager Toolbox

The owner or manager of a dealership, or any enterprising company, must have a toolbox to manage the business, the employees, and plan for the future. Management skills such as team building and motivational skills, as well as marketing skills, sales skills, etc. can only be as effective as the tools you use to employ […]

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During a recent on-site training engagement, I discovered that the dealership did not have their point of sale scanners or bar code printers hooked up to their IDS Astra dealer management system. We discussed why and they told me they just never had the time to mess with them.  So we immediately made it a priority […]

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Conducting a parts count in the IDS Astra G2 RV and Marine Dealer Management Software is easy when you follow these steps… To access the parts count application to go Parts>Utilities>Conduct a Parts Count from the G2 Navigator. In the IDS Astra G2 parts count application, the steps in which to process the parts inventory are […]

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The latest release of IDS Astra G2 introduces a NEW Remote Assistance Tool designed to connect your workstation to the IDS Support Department quicker and easier. Previously you were required to log into a site, download, give us control numbers, etc. before IDS could remotely access your machine.  Now it is a simple process directly from the IDS […]

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By Karla Homberg Did you know that you can remove a batch from a deposit in IDS Astra G2’s RV and Marine dealer management software? When updating a bank deposit in IDS Astra G2’s dealer software, all outstanding batches will be listed. To remove a batch from this deposit, simply right-click on the batch number you wish to remove […]

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Did you know that all the Grids in IDS Astra G2 can be exported and/or printed? This quick and easy feature can prove to be a very valuable asset to your RV or Marine Dealership. Using it is simple… in your IDS Astra G2 dealer management software, open the Grid.  In this example, the Work Order Manager, load your […]

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During a recent onsite training engagement, the dealership controller that I was working with was discussing how it was so difficult via IDS Astra to find outstanding AR or AP items.  After reviewing her requirements and what it was she needed, I showed her the AR and AP Manager Applications in IDS Astra G2’s dealer management software program. These “manager grids” […]

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