Aust & NZ

Integrated Partners

Pentana Solutions’ Integrated Partners are companies that work together with Pentana Solutions to bring the highest level of innovations to our customers through integrated solutions.

Appraisal Solutions

Appraisal Solutions uses the latest technology in Innovation Psychology that helps increase conversations and improve profitability within the automotive industry.

It leads the consumers through a journey that is transparent, allowing them to realise the information they gathered in minutes by looking at various electronic medians. With the ability to track and follow each enquiry and appraisal, their solution keeps staff fully accountable and significantly improves opportunities.

AutoPlay

Better lead management, powered by AutoPlay, gives dealerships the digital tools they require to maximise sales, streamline processes, and improve efficiency, accuracy and transparency. All leads are displayed in one expert platform, helping navigate the road-to-the-sale more efficiently and effectively.

AutoPlay specialises in converting leads to test drives to vehicle sales. Consistent, actionable and powerful data helps to form a single view across all sales activity and drive more sales opportunities to each dealership. AutoPlay helps save automakers and dealerships money, whilst increasing their bottom line via real-time insights into lead management.

carsales.com.au

Operating alongside Australia’s largest automotive classifieds website, carsales.com.au, DataMotive is the dealer and data services arm of carsales.com Ltd (ASX:CAR). Servicing more than 4,000 dealers across the Automotive, Bike, Marine, Construction and Equipment industries, DataMotive’s suite of online tools and services support the full advertising and sales cycle to help dealers and manufacturers maximise their sales opportunities.

DealerCell

DealerCell is a complete end-to-end Sales Enablement Platform transforming the retail experience for modern car dealerships. It provides Dealers, Financiers and Manufacturers with a market differentiator platform that focuses on providing better customer buying experiences and help increase sales volumes.

Dealer Drive

Dealer Drive streamlines the process for dealerships to conduct, monitor and measure their Enquiries, Test Drives, Vehicle Appraisals, Service Loan Vehicles and Staff Drive vehicles through a simple smartphone/tablet application. Allowing dealerships to extract relevant, timely reports on the status of vehicles – including who is in a vehicle at any point in time.

The Dealer Drive Appraisals app is completely automated; streamlining the entire process of completing a vehicle valuation, whilst eliminating arduous paperwork, manual errors and lengthy wait times. Dealer Drive Appraisals creates greater efficiency and transparency for your dealership staff, customers and external wholesalers. Set your dealership apart with a remarkably innovative and smart business solution designed to drive sales and productivity within your dealership.

Dealer Solutions

Dealer Solutions is a privately owned company with over 22 years’ of experience in the automotive industry. Dealer Solutions provides a range of modulised software solutions that use cutting-edge technology to harness and capitalise on the digital age. Pentana Solutions’ partnership with Dealer Solutions offers a number of initiatives, including the integration of our Dealer Management Systems to Dealer Solutions Sales Highway lead management system.

DealerSocket

DealerSocket offers best in class solutions for automotive CRM, websites, inventory management, and DMS for independent car dealers. For more information, click here.

DNS Technology

DNS Technology specialises in software development for the smash repair industry. Having chalked up 30+ years’ experience, DNS started in DOS moved to the windows platform in 1995 and in 2015 delivered a fully cloud based SaaS solution known as iBodyshop.

With 1100+ customers in Australia and New Zealand DNS is the leading supplier to the industry uniquely offering one fully integrated system from estimating to shop floor management to accounting. A critical component of estimate writing is part pricing where partnering with Pentana Solutions via the SmashLink connection delivers accurate part pricing 24/7 to iBodyshop users.”

eCorner™

eCorner™ is an Australian provider of secure eCommerce solutions. They help organisations of all shapes and sizes to realise their eCommerce potentials. Their online stores are built using industry-leading software, ePages™ - a proven technology with over 100,000 customer sites worldwide.

EvalExpert

EvalExpert empowers dealerships by giving them a vehicle appraisal tool to make data-driven decisions on used cars. Seamless integration with Pentana Solutions’ Dealer Management system helps reduce paperwork, eliminate mistakes of manual entry, improve productivity and provide a better service to their customers.

Equifax (CarHistory)

CarHistory is Australia’s first online automotive bureau and part of Equifax, a global information solutions company and the leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia. CarHistory offers the most comprehensive vehicle history information for Australian used car buyers.

CarHistory makes it easier and safer for people to buy their next used car by providing them with an online comprehensive used vehicle report, regardless of how many states and territories a vehicle’s previously been registered in. It also brings together extensive data on millions of vehicles from several industry and official Government databases.

Fusion SD

Fusion SD provides high-performance solutions for the automotive industry, covering all aspects from sales to service. With its industry-leading product, “AMS” a lead management & CRM solution that digitalizes and automates the buying experience.

Built to combine advanced data insights with automotive best practices, the ‘all-in-one sales platform’ gives sales consultants the flexibility and tools they need to exceed their targets and drive revenue, while generating the depth of data and insights required for sales leaders to systematically understand and improve performance.

iAppraise

iAppraise offers the most progressive automotive appraisal technology on the planet. Automated data, live reporting, tendering functionality and convenience all in the palm of your hand.

Compatible with Apple and Android devices, iAppraise is an integral part of any dealership trying to minimise costs, streamline sales processes, analyse measurables that matter and maximise used car revenue.

IHS Markit (Powered by Polk data)

IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions.

IHS Markit is the automotive industry’s leading source for market-wide insight, expertise and advanced planning solutions. Automotive offerings and expertise at IHS Markit span every major market and the entire automotive value chain—from product planning to marketing, sales and the aftermarket.

Infomedia Ltd.

Infomedia, a leading supplier of software solutions and data insights to the parts and service sectors of the global automotive industry has been an Integrated Partner of Pentana Solutions since 2002. Their solutions are used daily by 170,000 users, in 186 countries and 34 languages.

Infomedia and Pentana Solutions have completed integration between Superservice Triage vehicle health check (VHC) software and eraPower Dealer Management System. The deep, bi-directional integration empowers real-time exchange of model data, job information, customer details and pricing to power a fast, accurate and customer-centric vehicle inspection process. Superservice Triage empowers Technicians and Advisors to identify, recommend and track additional repair opportunities, and creates trust and transparency in the sales process.

Netresult Mobility

Netresult Mobility is a leading motor vehicle industry provider of smartphone and tablet vehicle inspection solutions to include - vehicle appraisal and inspection, vehicle stock take and wholesale finance floorplan auditing.

Netresult Mobility proudly serves the dealer, action, fleet, insurance and finance sectors across Australian, New Zealand and the United Kingdom market. AutoCheck Dealer Solutions is their number one mobile solution for dealership and dealer groups.

Op2ma

Op2ma’s F&I ecosystem Ri-gnr8, was developed for dealers by people with significant dealership experience. Since their initial release over 12 years ago, Ri-gnr8 has become the most popular solution in Australia to help dealers and managers run their F&I operations more effectively.

From improving performance, managing compliance and significantly reducing administrative tasks such as commission reconciliations; Ri-gnr8 delivers productivity that maximises dealers’ F&I operations.

Openpay

Openpay is the leading Buy Now Pay Later provider in the automotive industry. Their service is used by service advisors and aftermarket consultants to help their customers by splitting their bill into small instalments. Openpay collects the instalments from the customer and takes on the risk of doing so.

The benefits of offering Openpay in service include the recovery of lost opportunities, increasing the average repair order value and improving customer retention. Offering Openpay also has a positive impact on overall CSI scores. In the aftermarket department, offering Openpay can help the consultant recover a sale that they might not have been able to close. In both instances, Openpay will help the dealerships by increasing the average transaction value and achieve incremental sales.

Podium

Podium is a customer interaction platform that utilises text messaging to help businesses manage customer relationships and build an online reputation on a variety of websites.

Podium’s platform consolidates customer interactions and online reviews into a single dashboard to help users manage online review management. From the dashboard, users can send review invitations, respond to online reviews in real time, and send and receive text messages with customers and potential customers. The platform also provides businesses with reports on the business’ day-to-day operations, including sentiment analysis and competitive benchmarking, that can help businesses identify potential areas for improvement.

Redbook

RedBook is a fully owned subsidiary of carsales.com Ltd and the leading provider of vehicle identification, specification and pricing information in the Asia Pacific region. RedBook has been researching the automotive market in Australia for over 70 years. It has a dedicated team of specialist researchers with unparalleled experience and a wealth of knowledge across multiple vehicle categories including motor vehicles, bikes, boats, caravans and construction.

RedBook vehicle information is renowned for its depth and accuracy and is relied upon by Government organisations, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s), major Finance, Insurance and Industry players, and the general public. Recognised in Australia as the most accurate provider of vehicle identification and pricing services, RedBook is widely regarded as the leading independent expert in the Industry and has a long association with Pentana Solutions.

Xtime

Xtime, the leading retention solution for the retail automotive industry, increases retention for OEM’s and dealerships by delivering a premium customer experience through their focus on service scheduling and driveway check-in process.

Vital Software

Vital Software is a market leader in providing automotive manufacturers and dealer groups with data integration solutions to enable performance benchmarking and reporting across their dealer networks.

Vital Software has a long history of working with Pentana Solutions in Australia and New Zealand, with established data feeds for; Dealer Management Systems (DMS) including eraPower and DealerPro; and Lead Management System (LMS) such as DealerSocket. Vital Software’s customers include OEM’s, dealer groups and retail dealerships, assisting in parts and service performance reporting, as well as lead distribution and reporting.

If you’d like learn more or be a Pentana Solutions’ Integrated Partner, please contact:

Doug Omand | Senior Business Development Manager - Integrated Partners | +61 447 097 419 | doug.omand@pentanasolutions.com

Haley Bowman | Strategic Alliances Manager | +61 438 336 111 | haley.bowman@pentanasolutions.com