Dealer Management Systems

Dealer Management Systems Overview

Dealer Management Systems (DMS) are used by car dealerships and sellers of industrial equipment (e.g. tractors, forklifts, etc.) to manage inventory information. The DMS present this information to dealership staff and customers via a web interface. Beyond the platform itself, DMS vendors provide many ancillary software tools. They also automation for managing marketing, customer relationships, and sales.

Dealer Management Products

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VinSolutions

VinSolutions, a Cox Automotive company, offers a suite of CRM and operational support applications for auto dealerships.

CDK Drive

CDK Drive is a dealer management system (DMS) supporting multi-site auto dealers with task management and operational automation wtih analytics, from CDK Global (formerly ADP Dealer Services).

vAuto Conquest

vAuto, a Cox Automotive company, offers Conquest, a dealer management system for new car auto dealerships.

IDMS by DealerSocket

DealerSocket headquartered in Irvine, Texas offers their dealer management system (DMS) featuring CRM, inventory controls, analytics as well as service department management and a full suite of tools for marketing and web presence, including dealer website.

ERA-IGNITE

Reynolds and Reynolds, headquartered in Dayton, offers the Windows-based ERA-IGNITE dealer management system (DMS).

Dealer.com

Cox company Dealer.com offers a suite of marketing applications and support for online and digital marketing, product presentation and dealer websites, digital advertising and retargeting, and managed services if desired.

vAuto Provision

vAuto, a Cox Automotive company, offers Provision, a dealer management system supporting used car dealerships.

CDK Elead

ELEAD1ONE CRM is an automotive industry CRM suite supporting sales, marketing, and service operations and outreach. ELEAD CRM is a CDK Global brand since the late 2018 acquisition.

Lightspeed EVO

CDK Global headquartered in Hoffman Estates offers Lightspeed EVO, a marine dealer management system extensible with CRM features and Lightspeed Loyalty Rewards.

POWER Dealer Management System

Reynolds and Reynolds headquartered in Dayton offers the POWER dealer management system.

DockMaster

DockMaster Software, a Valsoft company headquartered in West Palm Beach, offers their marina management system, providing softwar tools to manage docking and storage, billing, scheduling, and other features.

LightYear by DealerBuilt

DealerBuilt's LightYear is a customizable ceDMS (customer experience DMS) platform designed to conform to each dealer’s unique business processes and reporting needs. LightYear includes modules for Accounting, Sales and F&I, Parts & Service, and Payroll, plus incorporates…

Carsforsale.com

Carsforsale.com in Sioux Falls offers their suite of automotive software solutions, which features over 35 technology-driven tools and an inventory system designed to drive exposure, efficiency, and results. The vendor states the Carsforsale.com shopping platform generates nearly…

Technosoft Automotive

Technosoft Yana Dealer Management System (DMS) is an integrated suite of customer experience (CX) centric intelligent automotive retail solutions from Technosoft powered by Microsoft Power Platform and Dynamics 365. Yana DMS offers complete end-to-end solution for dealerships in…

Flexibase DMS

Flexibase DMS is a fully integrated Dealer Management System for Car Supermarkets. Joining up every department with process and workflow automation, Flexibase DMS is designed to help users run operations. It connects with vehicle data sources, partners, and APIs. Eliminate re-keying…

Auto/Mate by DealerSocket

DealerSocket aims to help dealers large and small by making them more profitable, improving their processes and reducing their frustration through innovative software and support. Together, Auto/Mate and DealerSocket are giving dealers a new choice through providing their connected…

Dragon2000

Dragon2000 produces software and websites for the retail Motor Trade and are based near Silverstone, England. They provide Dealer Management Systems and Websites to garages, MOT stations, car supermarkets, used car specialists and independent workshops.

SERTI DMS

DMS for all depts with apps built to simplify every process with a single database. SERTI has been offering its DMS to North-American Automotive & Heavy Truck dealerships since 1988. SERTI is privately owned with all shareholders working in the company. SERTI's goal is to…

SYS&GO Dealer Management System

A software solution for managing used car dealerships that includes inventory management, customer relationship management, bookkeeping, automatic ad posting, administration reports, business intelligence and visual dashboard, calendar and reminders, todo tasks manager, email client,…

Tekion Automotive Retail Cloud (ARC)

A Dealer Management System for automotive retail Tekion's Automotive Retail Cloud is a comprehensive retail platform that includes products and services to assist dealers in building strong consumer experiences and increasing profitability. Tekion states their goal is to deliver…

VUE DMS

VUE DMS, a cloud-native dealer management system solution, aims to give US-based retail automotive dealers the digital security, flexibility and efficiency to meet today's rapidly changing market. Built on Microsoft Azure Cloud and boasting decades of experience serving dealerships,…

DealerCenter

Serving over 22,000 dealers, DealerCenter is a dealer management solution that centralizes the operation, enabling users to manage their dealerships. Whether cash deals, Buy Here Pay Here or outside finance, DealerCenter has the contracts and paperwork needed to get deals done, and…

Avonbrook Fortuna DMS

Fortuna DMS is a Dealership Management System, from Avonbrook Software Solutions in Ireland. Boasting over 50+ customers, Fortuna aims to be the first choice of Irish dealerships. The solution helps to streamline dealership management with reliable access to all data from every…

Autosoft DMS

Autosoft headquartered in West Middlesex offers the Autosoft DMS, a dealer management system built around communications, customer loyalty, and other auto CRM type features.

Dealertrack

Dealertrack is a dealer management system (DMS) for retail automotive dealers, now owned and supported by Cox Automotive since the 2015 acquisition.

Learn More About Dealer Management Systems

What is a Dealer Management System (DMS)

Dealer Management Systems (DMS) are used by car dealerships and sellers of industrial equipment (e.g. tractors, forklifts, etc.) to manage inventory information. The DMS present this information to dealership staff and customers via a web interface. Beyond the platform itself, DMS vendors provide many ancillary software tools. They also automation for managing marketing, customer relationships, and sales.

Features of Dealer Management Systems (DMS)

Dealer Management Systems (DMS) provide the following capabilities to auto dealerships and industrial equipment lots and sellers:
  • Real time updated inventory information
  • Integrated CRM with marketing automation features
  • Integrated appointment management system for sales and service
  • Customer account management with financing interface, payment management
  • Vehicle and equipment parts and service order management
  • Ecommerce interface, online ordering and retailing
  • Quoting and lending management interface
  • May present specialized features for dealer type (e.g. marina, farming equipment / agriculture, etc.)
  • Sales and profit analytics

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