Winter Custom Yachts, a Carolina-styled spor fishing boat manufacturer, recently chose PierVantage for Boatbuilders as its integrated business management solution.
Prior to PierVantage, Winter Custom Yachts was using QuickBooks and spreadsheets to manage their boat builds and as their business began to expand, The software selection process was headed by Josh Easterwood, VP of operations at Winter Custom Yachts. After months of interviewing companies and seeing various product demonstrations, the team unanimously selected PierVantage.
"PierVantage has completely solved the issues we were having with our previous software,” said Tim Winters, president of Winter Custom Yachts. “Our ability to account for time and materials at the level PierVantage provides us has changed the way we do business. The platform gives us clear snapshot of every project on the shop floor at any given time, making us more efficient and providing our customers with an overall better experience. With multiple locations, the web based cloud solution makes our day-to-day work order management a seamless process. In addition to a great product, the PierVantage team is always just a phone call away. Overall a great product developed by a team that understands our industry.”
“It was a very thorough process Josh, Tim and the team went through prior to their final decision to go with PierVantage for Boatbuilders,” said Stephen Bullard, sales director at CorVant, makers of PierVantage. “Old technology is a thing of the past. If you want to keep up with your competition and grow your business, you need to invest in newer tools. The return on investment is real, just ask our rapidly increasing customer base.”
Winter Custom Yachts joins other boatbuilders such as Lyman Morse Boat Building Company, Front Street Shipyard, Philbrook’s Boatyard Ltd. and Dixon Marine Group in their choice to use PierVantage to help overcome key business challenges like accurately tracking true job costs, progress billing and managing their just-in-time inventory purchasing process.
For more information, visit www.corvant.com.