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PMDS® Automotive DMS

Proven in Dealerships for over 35 Years

PMDS-Dealer-KeysFor over 35 years, PMDS® has been an invaluable business management tool for many of Australia’s leading dealerships. The system is developed in conjunction with major dealership groups, making it one of the most intuitive, effective and efficient dealer solutions in the industry.

The latest PMDS® innovations are built using the most up-to-date browser-based technologies and offer you an extensive range of standard and customisable functions. A single integrated database of vehicles, parts, customers and suppliers provides all the information required to manage sophisticated sales, administration, parts, service and marketing departments. PMDS®’s strategy of providing the “best of both worlds” combines 35 years of functionality for dealers with browser-based management and point-of-sale software.

Key Benefits

  • SMS and Email Marketing keeps your clients connected to your dealership, wherever they are
  • Live drill-down reporting on financials and budgets with ‘what if’ analysis and its impact on the business
  • Kaizen Service Workshop System that maximises workshop throughput via a fully interactive booking system, intelligent service scheduling tools and powerful ‘live’ reporting of your workshop work-in-progress for your advisors, managers and other staff
  • Simple navigation via a windows explorer style menu
  • Character-based where input speed is critical and graphical where reporting and POS is important
  • Showroom System, fully integrated with Service, Parts & Admin, with gross analysis, gross controls, contract & form printing
  • Graphical overlays, allowing substantial savings on pre-printed stationery

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Smart Apps. Get closer to your customers.

In any modern dealership, its software must manage an increasingly complex array of functions. Today, these functions are growing in number and complexity, whilst requiring ever greater integration with vehicle manufacturers. Auto-IT is at the forefront of automotive Web-based and mobile app development, which help dealers and their staff meet the challenges they face every day.

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WebCRM-Monitor

 

Developed by Auto-IT for Australian dealers and fully integrated with your DMS, WebCRM is a browser-based CRM application for PMDS®.

  • Lead & Prospect Management
  • Customer Follow-up
  • Follow-up Schedule Engine
  • Customised Customer Surveys
  • Customer Complaint & Issue Management
  • Customisable Reporting
  • Customer Touch Point Profile Enquiry
  • Lost Sales Management Tools
  • Salesperson Diary
  • Prospect data remains within the DMS
  • No re-keying into a 3rd party application
  • Web browser access using any modern browser
  • Low learning curve for new staff
  • Access from tablet devices like iPad
  • Process control via PMDS® schedule automation
  • Extensive customisation available
  • Complete integration with PMDS®

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Power where you need it.
Apps for Sales, Service and Executive Management

 

PMDS-Showroom-ScreenShowroom

Showroom is a powerful yet simple browser-based integrated Showroom system incorporating proposal, quote and deal processing plus media library functionality for managing images & attachments. Run it from any tablet, laptop or desktop as a standalone but integrated application or run it from within the existing browser-based Web CRM. Although complex and functionally rich, Showroom is simple and easy to use and has a low learning curve for new staff via the user friendly and intuitive interface!

 

PMDS-Appraisor-ScreenAppraisor

Appraisor is a browser-based vehicle appraisal tool that’s fully integrated with PMDS® and interfaces with your Glass’s and Redbook subscriptions to provide your team with an accurate and up to date tool to record valuations within your system. It includes the ability to take photos and store them against the vehicle for future reference.

 

Sales Log

Sales Log gives you a live snapshot of your deal information including deal gross. Display your information either by sale or delivery date. Further filter by yard, sales representative, vehicle type, franchise, sales type and status. Drill down for further information on a deal.

 

PMDS-Vantage-Point-ScreenVantage Point

Vantage Point is a dynamic browser-based dashboard application for PMDS®. Vantage Point is a powerful executive style reporting tool for Dealer Principals and Senior Managers in all departments. Through the use of graphs and widgets, vital system indicators such as gross profit , sales analysis, budget comparisons and other key business statistics can be easily viewed and monitored. Product features include live drill-down for data mining and individual user customisation. There are currently around 110 portlets across New Cars, Used Cars, Service, Parts, Administration, Financial Controller & System.

 

PMDS-Pinpoint-ScreenPin Point

Pinpoint is a fully featured, browser-based, integrated financial reporting and budgeting application. Create reports instantly, drill down to source documents, generate dynamic budgets and ‘what-if’ analysis. PinPoint allows management to view real-time financial reports in seconds on an easy to view browser-based format, providing them the vital information to manage a profitable department. The reports are customisable, allowing the creation of any number of reports to suit any job role in the dealership.

 

Kaizen-PMDS-ScreenKaizen

Kaizen is a fully integrated browser-based service booking, time-clocking and reporting system that greatly enhances communication across the dealership – increasing productivity and reducing costs.

  • Real time technician monitoring via whiteboards & workshop charts
  • Exception reporting via SMS or email
  • Better manage you workshop loading by available hours and work categories
  • Bookings by service bay or technician
  • Manage the number of vehicles on the premises (in terms of parking spaces)
  • Manage the number of vehicles booking in or picking up at certain time intervals
  • Do away with control sheets and loan car diaries
  • Achieve accurate available hours through management of leave calendar
  • Solves communication problems between workshop floor / foreman / advisors / managers
  • Better management of work in progress – allows service staff to track the progress of jobs in the workshop
  • Helps to squeeze out unapplied time
  • Sales staff can access their own PD information via the whiteboard

 

PMDS-Driveway-Xpress-ScreenDriveway Xpress

Driveway Xpress is a tablet-based mobility application that allows a customer/vehicle check-in from the service driveway or other parking area. In just a few taps you can confirm details and authorise work, including obtaining the customer’s signature.

  • Confirm the booked servicing requirements
  • Review vehicle history on the spot
  • Update customer details
  • Add recommended up-sell items with ease
  • Add extra jobs, including free-form descriptions of miscellaneous work (or customer issues)
  • Record existing vehicle damage, including taking photos from your tablet device
  • Option to print repair order on authorisation