Marine solutions

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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By Jenn Varela – IDS Contributor Let’s face it, there’s an awful lot of information out there about social media.  As an RV or Marine dealer, who’s already invested the time and resources in your IDS dealer management software and your website, should you also invest your time in social media or shouldn’t you?  Should you hire someone to manage […]

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Is your dealership in need of a website that’s easy for your staff to use, your customers to navigate, and built to help your business rank high in search results?  If so, then we have great news for IDS Astra Marine and RV dealer management software users… Dealership Unlimited! Designed specifically with the needs of RV and […]

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Ever wanted an easy way to find all your RV or Marine Opportunities and Contacts who’ve expressed an interest in a specific brand or model?  Ever wished you had a convenient way to locate all your Leads from a specific source? IDS Astra CRM’s Go search feature, introduced several months ago, offers a quick and easy free-form […]

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If you could reduce the time your Parts department, Accessory Store / Ship’s Store personnel spend managing inventory and spend more time selling to customers, would you be interested in how? I have listed the top 7 tasks I find waste the most time in the RV and Marine dealerships I visit, and how IDS […]

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IDS Astra G2 RV and Marine dealer management software provides many ‘time savers’ designed to improve workflow and save you time and effort.  Most depend on ‘context’ – options available based on which window, which tab, and which field you’re in. Here are a few guidelines for working with Astra G2 fields that will help you save time… […]

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IDS Astra G2 CRM’s new Up Management System lets you analyze all of the Salesfloor traffic in your Dealership through one simple, easy-to-use form. Leveraging the data captured on the Up form, CRM’s Reporting functions allow you to measure and compare the success ratios of each Salesperson at every stage of your Sales process. Measuring and analyzing your traffic and success rates […]

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Printing bank forms and contracts has always been one of a dealership’s biggest hassles.   IDS is pleased to announce that special printers, custom forms, and endless attempts at dot-matrix alignment are now a thing of the past thanks to our new integration with AppOne™ and Astra G2 RV and Marine Dealer Management Software! Not only does the AppOne™ […]

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Astra G2 RV and Marine Dealer Management Software now allows you to add Extended Warranty and other Insurance options to a Final Sale. From the Astra G2 Navigator, select Sales > Utilities > Sell Ext Warr / Ins After Sale. The Extended Warranty & Insurance After Sale form in IDS’s Marine and RV Software makes it easy to add additional Extended Warranty and Insurance options to a Deal. When you sell […]

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Astra G2 Version 11.12.4 RV and marine dealer management software includes our new Enhanced Documents feature, with two exciting improvements designed to boost your branding and improve shop efficiency in your RV and marine dealership. Enhanced Documents allows you to print full-color dealership logos on your Shop Work Orders, Customer Estimates and Work Orders.  You can even choose to employ two logos – whether […]

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