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Summary of DDS Advantage Dealership Management System software from Dubuque Data Services Company (DDS)

Brief Description (Provided by Vendor)
Dubuque Data Services provides a fully integrated dealer management solution, ADVANTAGE. It includes F&I, Accounting, Parts, Service, Sales, Scheduler, CRM, Snapshot, and more. Best of all, there are no long term contracts. DDS supports many third party vendors and manufacturers’ communications. It's complete, cost effective, comprehensive, and secure.

Contact Information
Website: http://www.ddslive.com
Phone: 800-382-3733

Company founded
1972

Software installs
Over 400

Size of businesses targeted
Tier 4 - Lower Market: Retailers that choose software in this category usually range in size of 1 to 100 employees with annual revenue of $.5 to $50 million. These are smaller companies that have outgrown the Tier 5 solution. POS software packages will cost around $1500 to $75,000 for 1 to 40 computer users. The implementation costs are usually .5 to 2 times the cost of the software.

Geographic locations supported
United States

Operating platforms supported
Windows
Linux

Training offered
On-site training
Classroom training
Telephone training
Computer based training (CBT)

Database(s) supported
Microsoft Access
Microsoft SQL Server
MySQL
Other Server Based Database


Breakdown of the Key Features Supported for DDS Advantage Dealership Management System ALL

* The information for this product was last updated on 5/26/2011.

Point of Sale (POS)
Bar code scanning at the POS  
Integrated credit card processing/authorization from the POS  
Ability to issue, track, and redeem gift certificates from the POS  
Customer loyalty card support (ability to swipe and authorize loyalty cards at POS)  
Frequent buyer program support (ability to track points for each customer)  
Issue, track, and redeem gift cards at POS  
Create, track, and view quotes from POS  
Integrated gift registry system  
Create work orders (repair/service orders)  
Create and track customers (name, address, email, etc)  
Track and calculate commissions for each sales person  
Marketing promotion & advertising campaign tracking (track promotions at the POS so you can tell which ads pull the best)  
Inventory
Integrated (built in) purchasing
Track inventory by category/classification
Track inventory by department  
Track inventory by matrix or color/size tables (at least 250 tables)
Track inventory by serial number
Support kits (allows you to group products together and sell them all at once)
Handle gasoline pricing (to 3 decimal places)  
Consignment inventory tracking  
Handle special order tracking
Automatic purchase order generation based on order levels
Interface to a 3rd party Open to Buy Planning application  
Integrated (built in) Open to Buy Planning module  
Accounting & Bookkeeping
General
Peripherals
eCommerce / Shopping Cart Interface
Restaurant Industry Features


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