Archive for the ‘Marine Success’ Category

Nov. 24 2014

IDS Customers Account for 60% of the Top 10 Dealers Recognized at Boating Industry’s Annual Top 100 Gala

By ezein | Posted in IDS: Dealer Management Software, Marine Success | Comments Off on IDS Customers Account for 60% of the Top 10 Dealers Recognized at Boating Industry’s Annual Top 100 Gala

Orlando, FL – November 21, 2014 – IDS customer Legendary Marine of Destin, FL, was inducted into Boating Industry’s Top 100 Hall of fame, and six IDS customers were named Top 10 dealers Wednesday night at the publication’s annual black-tie gala at the MDCE in Orlando. “For a decade, Boating Industry has recognized the best […]

Mar. 07 2014

IDS GM Sean Raynor Discusses DMS Technology in the March Issue of Boating Industry Magazine

By ezein | Posted in IDS: Dealer Management Software, Marine Success | Comments Off on IDS GM Sean Raynor Discusses DMS Technology in the March Issue of Boating Industry Magazine

In the latest edition of Boating Industry Magazine, IDS General Manager Sean Raynor highlights the recent technological advances made in Astra G2 and how it will impact current and future marine dealership owners and their employees in the years to come. “You’ve got a changing of the guard at the ownership level where it’s being […]

Nov. 27 2013

Boating Industry Recognizes 8 IDS Customers as Top 20 Dealers

By ezein | Posted in IDS: Dealer Management Software, Marine Success | Comments Off on Boating Industry Recognizes 8 IDS Customers as Top 20 Dealers

Several IDS customers were recognized as outstanding dealerships on November 21st at Boating Industry’s annual black-tie gala in Orlando. In the unveiling of the industry’s Top 100 dealers, 8 IDS customers were ranked in the top 20, including the top dealership, Legendary Marine of Destin, FL. This is the second year in a row the […]

Jun. 04 2013

Buckeye Marine Reaps the Benefits of Full Integration with IDS CRM

By ezein | Posted in IDS: Dealer Management Software, Marine Success | Comments Off on Buckeye Marine Reaps the Benefits of Full Integration with IDS CRM

Marketing Manager Carly Poole and the staff at Buckeye Marine determined that using two separate programs to manage their CRM and dealer management operations just wasn’t cutting it.  They turned to IDS for a fully-integrated solution and have already noticed major improvements.  Continue reading to see how IDS CRM has improved their sales process… IDS: […]

Apr. 15 2013

Miller Marine Flourishes in Sales with IDS Astra G2

By ezein | Posted in IDS: Dealer Management Software, Marine Success | Comments Off on Miller Marine Flourishes in Sales with IDS Astra G2

The Miller name has been recognized for generations in the St. Cloud, MN, area for their car business.  Since deciding to expand their business and incorporate boat sales and service in the late 90s, the name continues to grow and now has the same quality sales and service reputation in the marine industry. Discover what […]

Feb. 15 2013

Utilizing IDS Astra Point of Sale Equipment Saves Significant Time

By ezein | Posted in IDS: Dealer Management Software, Marine Success, RV Success | Comments Off on Utilizing IDS Astra Point of Sale Equipment Saves Significant Time

By Marilyn Melkus – IDS Consultant 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.  […]

Nov. 06 2012

Vist IDS at MDCE and Register to Win a FREE iPad!

By ezein | Posted in IDS: Dealer Management Software, Marine Success | Comments Off on Vist IDS at MDCE and Register to Win a FREE iPad!

If you’re a Marine dealer heading to the MDCE show next week in Orlando, we invite you to come see us at Booth # 628 where you can register to win an iPad. Sean Raynor, Kimberly Schultz, Ajay Thakur, Greg Dewalt, Greg Carradus, Marc Hertert, and Andy Neverman will all be on hand to meet […]

Sep. 11 2012

7 Time-saving Benefits of IDS Astra G2 Dealer Management Software

By ezein | Posted in IDS: Dealer Management Software, Marine Success, RV Success | Comments Off on 7 Time-saving Benefits of IDS Astra G2 Dealer Management Software

 By Greg Dewalt – IDS Account Representative 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 […]

Aug. 29 2012

Marine Dealer Thrives with a Proactive Approach to Service and Controlling Inventory in Ideal

By ezein | Posted in IDEAL, Marine Success | Comments Off on Marine Dealer Thrives with a Proactive Approach to Service and Controlling Inventory in Ideal

A dealership is only as good as the service it can provide. When Dennis Fox determined he could provide a higher level of service than the marine dealership he was working at, he opened up Fox Marine. 24 years later, Fox Marine is one of the premiere dealerships in Vermont. Read on to see how […]

Aug. 13 2012

Using IDS Astra G2 to Measure RV and Marine Service Productivity

By ezein | Posted in IDS: Dealer Management Software, Marine Success, RV Success | Comments Off on Using IDS Astra G2 to Measure RV and Marine Service Productivity

How Much Money is Your Service Department Bringing in Versus Your Cost of Goods Sold? By Greg Dewalt – IDS Account Executive I have heard of all types of methods and names for measuring technician and service department productivity.  I really don’t care what you name it, but the real measure of productivity is: how […]

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