Pentana Solutions partners with the following software providers to provide seamless integration points into our dealer management systems:
ABit Systems has been providing IT&C Service to the Automotive Industry for 20 years. They have developed a suite of widely used software for the Automotive Industry including Service Scheduler, Rental Manager and Policebook.
Appraisal Solutions’ trade appraisal app helps increase conversions and improve profitability when assessing vehicle trades. By looking at various electronic medians, the app leads consumers through a transparent appraisal journey. With the ability to track and follow each enquiry and appraisal instantly, the solution keeps staff fully accountable and significantly improves opportunities.
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.
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.
carsales.com.au | DataMotive
Operating alongside Australia’s largest automotive classified 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 is a complete end-to-end sales enablement platform that transforms 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 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 is Australia’s largest independent data aggregator. As part of the Cox Automotive family, they specialise in inventory management, providing unbiased data distribution and publication for online classified advertising sites like Autotrader, Gumtree Cars, CarsGuide, Carsales and over 140 sites.
As used-car data experts, they also offer AutoRadar, their market insights tool powered by Kelley Blue Book, renowned for their reliable and trusted valuation methodology in the U.S. and available now in Australia.
Additionally, Dealers Solutions runs its vehicle photography operations by visiting dealerships or via its Auto360 mobile app and offers the latest digital advertising for dealers and OEMs through their agency, Digipurple.
e-GoodManners provides lead management & CRM solutions for the Automotive industry. e-GoodManners is committed to providing the best service and solutions for their clients. The partnership and integration with Pentana Solutions will assist in streamlining the sales process allowing for the transfer of information in real time between the e-GoodManners platform and the DMS.
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.
Fusion SD provides high-performance solutions for the automotive industry, covering all aspects from sales to service. With its industry-leading product, “AMS” is a lead management & CRM solution that digitalises 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.
iAppraise offers progressive automotive appraisal technology that includes 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.
Infomedia, a leading supplier of parts, service and data insights solutions to the global automotive industry has been a Pentana Integration Partner since 2002. Infomedia’s solutions are used daily by 180,000 users, in 186 countries and 34 languages.
Infomedia and Pentana Solutions have completed integration for Superservice Triage vehicle health check (VHC) and Superservice Menus quoting solutions.
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.
Infomedia’s NIDASU data insights platform is also supported with deep integration, empowering Automakers and Dealership management to optimise dealer performance with analytics driven marketing and customer retention solutions.
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 helps 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 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 installments. Openpay collects the installments 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. Openpay will help dealerships by increasing the average transaction value and achieve incremental sales.
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.
RedBook is a provider of vehicle identification, specification and pricing information in the Asia Pacific region. Redbook 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.
Till Payments is a leading global supplier of payment and acquiring solutions, with its primary focus of helping technology vendors and their customers streamline their payments acceptance and operations. The company’s founding principal was to solve similar challenges experienced by high-volume consumer industries, by unifying and simplifying Omni-channel Payment Solutions.
In Automotive, Till Payments and Pentana Solutions are pioneering new customer payment experiences in Sales, Service and Parts through integrated EFTPOS, Online Payments and Contactless Pay By Link (SMS/email) offerings to help streamline dealer operations.
Xtime’s 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 provides automotive manufacturers and dealer groups with data integration solutions that enable performance bench marking 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 Pentana’s dealer management systems. 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.
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