you buy any Dealer Management System, here are a few things to
- How long does it take to perform normal operations such as
finding the cost of an item when you have 500,000 or more
products? How long does it take to process a sale or add a
- How well will the system perform when you expand to 5, 10, or
20 users? Will the product handle the increased activity
as your business grows?|
- This is a very important consideration when evaluating any
Dealer Management System. As it's name implies, this
characteristic deals with extending or expanding a products's
Questions to ask include:
1) How easily is the product enhanced?
2) Are new features, reports and
queries easily incorporated into the system?
3) Is the vendor willing to listen to
your requests and incorporate them into the product?
- How much downtime is expected? When a problem does
occur, how long does it take to resolve the issue? The
importance of this area cannot be over emphasized.|
What benefits will the product bring to your business?
Contrast those benefits with the product costs. A basic
cost/benefits analysis for each product under consideration can
provide a side-by-side comparison that will help you make the
Investment - How long will it take for the product to pay
for itself? In today's competitive market, a realistic
payback period is 12 to 18 months. In other words, within
this timeframe, the Dealer Management System should improve your
operational efficiency to the point where you are saving on an
annual basis as much as you paid for the product.|
- Will the product meet your needs, both today and in the
future? Look for a feature set that meets at least 80 to
90 percent of your requirements.|
Data Entry - When it's time to enter a sale, or a new
customer, or several new products, how quickly can these tasks
be accomplished? Is it easy for a user to perform multiple
tasks at once? After all, one of the major benefits of
Windows is the ability to multi-task.|
On a scale of 10,
we rank PowerPro as a 9 or higher in every category. But of
course, we're a little biased. In your search for a Dealer
Management System, compare PowerPro against any other product on the
market using the categories listed above as well as any other areas
that are important to you.
think you'll be impressed with what PowerPro has to offer!
Before You Buy
thousands of dollars more, do a side-by-side comparison
of PowerPro with any other product on the market.
easy with PowerPro!
|The Features, the Price,
& Professional Courteous Support. Once you've
taken a close look at PowerPro, the decision is
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