JACKSON, Mich. – Manitou Pontoons (Triton Industries) and Apex Marine, builder of Qwest Pontoons & Gillgetter Pontoons, have both partnered with Marine Dealer Technologies (MDT) to provide their dealer groups with Digital Showroom Manager (DSM).
DSM is a web based system that allows dealer to completely control inventory uploaded by the manufacturer, create custom quotes with margin controls, window stickers, loan applications, payment calculations and purchase agreements all in one intergraded system. Both companies in the near future will also accept online boat orders via DSM.
“We at Manitou strive to supply our dealers with quality sales/service tools. The DSM tools from MDT is no exception,” said Russell Haffner, sales manager at Triton Industries. “The DSM tools from MDT bring efficiency and professionalism to the dealer and manufacturer. We have been very pleased with the effectiveness of all the DSM tools from MDT.”
Marine Dealer Technologies also provides manufacturers throughout the industry with tools that include inventory sharing, online retail warranty registration tools, online warranty claim systems, web site lead generation via MDT’s boat locator retail search web link, online parts order system, automated inventory upload systems and the all new Digital Showroom Manager. MDT also hosts an array of reporting tools the manufacturers can choose from.
“Marine Dealer Technologies is driven to provide marine manufacturers the best quality retail and brand supporting tools to help increase efficiency and sales professionalism within the dealers in the United States and Canada,” said Kris Thayer, president at Marine Dealer Technologies. “By manufacturers utilizing Digital Showroom Manager, dealers can easily understand pricing and grow their ability to become more profitable. We are excited for the Manitou Pontoons and Apex Marine dealers to have access to our DSM system and look forward to the long-term agreement of support with each of these brands.”