Free Web Advertising

Free Web Advertising

Free advertising of your machinery stock and a free add on to an existing web site, completely free, simple and quick to implement. Information can be exported to various third party advertising web sites and clients own web sites.

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Accounts

Accounts and Administration

Platinum accounts is a conventional, double entry book keeping system, with Sales, Purchase and Nominal Ledgers, it can be integrated with all other Platinum modules. Our fully featured payroll package allows the simple calculation of national insurance, tax, pensions and other payroll details.

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Multi-Site and Multi-User

Multi-Site and Multi-User

By using a combination of conventional PC hardware and state of the art software we can provide a very fast secure operation using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) on the Internet via a broadband connection. Up to the minute access to stock information for branches is then always available.

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Machinery Sales

Machinery Sales

The Machinery Sales Module is an essential part of every dealer’s armoury. It is a purpose designed program for administering machinery sales, including a sales aid, a managerial database and an accounting system.

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Electronic Parts and Prices

Parts and Prices

Parts files are available to franchised dealers for Agricultural Machinery manufacturers. With our powerful Data Import module you can import your suppliers parts and price files.

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Machinery Workshop

Managing your Workshop

The Workshop Management module is a purpose designed package for use in administering workshops. It allows you to keep your job tasks organised with a fully featured workshop diary.

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Management Reporting

Management Reporting

Our Platinum modules have report generators built in giving you full freedom and flexibility. There are many standard reports built into the system, when you need a more specific report you can design your own in minutes.

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Dealerships

Dealerships

Catalyst are authors of Platinum Software which has many features to help and support the argicultural machinery dealership, we support a series of links to manufacturers including :

  • Electronic Parts Catalogue (EPC)
  • Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
  • Manufacturer Composites (COM)
  • Manufacturer Collaborative Inventory Management (CIM)
  • Customer Satisfaction Programs (CSP)
  • Parts & Price Files.

See the brand table to check how we can support your dealership.

Catalyst can help you gain full control of all aspects of your business with one fully integrated and easy to use, computer system. We offer systems for every budget and every size of company. We are always happy to visit you in order to discuss your exact requirements, demonstrate our products and prepare a plan of action with detailed costings.

  • Full installation, configuration, training, help and support.
    • We offer unrivaled levels of help and advice in the forms of ongoing telephone and web based support. Comprehensive training is available in a classroom environment, and on site "one to one" and even on a "one to one" hourly basis via the Internet.
    • We maintain a free to use, constantly updated and comprehensive "on-line" knowledge base with over 1500 articles and 1000's of reference pages to make finding the answer to those everyday problems simple.
    • We have a team of full time programming staff who are constantly working on improving and evolving Platinum.
    • We release regular updates, which can be discovered on the ‘Login’ page of Platinum, ‘Platinum Updates’ section via our website, Facebook and Twitter news feeds., or in our monthly customer newsletter.
    • Free Platinum Software upgrade policy, subject to a valid maintenance or rental contract.

Below are just some of the features that Platinum has to offer, please feel free to contact our sales team for a pre-sales consultation provided at your premises entirely free of charge and without obligation.

  • Using our advanced search technology, stock items may be found by simply typing any combination of words, in any order. As Platinum is designed with the argicultural machinery dealer in mind you can enter codes with dashes or without and many mis-keyed entries are automatically corrected to help you find the part code you want.
  • Versatile point of sale labels that can include bar codes and company graphics.
  • Fully integrated retail hardware including barcode scanners, credit card authorisation (chip and pin), till drawers and receipt printers.
  • Comprehensive stock book.
  • Automatic update of web based machinery advertising pages.
  • Machinery fact sheets.
  • Full featured finance optimiser.
  • Profit & Commission Reporting.
  • Customer retention with after sales mailing via mail, SMS and e-Mail.
  • Simplified workshop input by standard jobs.
  • Insurance & warranty work monitoring and invoicing.
  • Real time technician logging via simple barcode input.
  • Diary planning & workshop loading.
  • Complete history of all work done by vehicle.
  • Full professional accounts comprising Sales, Purchase & Nominal Ledgers.

Purchase options

As well as being able to purchase our software, we also give our users the option to rent it on a monthly basis, with no long-term contracts, and low up-front costs. This makes it ideal for both small and large argicultural machinery trade business's alike.

Manufacturer

Essentially the manufacturer is similar to any other trade distributor of parts and will benefit from all features listed in our distribution section.

  • In addition we offer various advantages, we have a specialist warranty claims system linked directly to a vehicle records system which offers complete tracking and administration. Stock records, barcoded labelling through the printing of government documentation (V55) to invoicing and hopefully not too many warranty claims! We cope with multiple discount rates by customer and product type and can invoice in multiple currencies.

Parts & After-Market Distributors

For distributors in the argicultural machinery trade the best source of information may well be our Trade Counter & Distribution section. In addition within the argicultural machinery trade we can of course distribute your price and product information to your dealers so that they are constantly up to date with your product portfolio.

Dealership
 
Case IH
Granit
Kramp UK
Krone
Kubota
Manitou
Merlo
New Holland
Vapormatic
Parts
 
EDI
Online Ordering
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Testimonials

  • A & M Engineering

    Since installing Catalyst Platinum Software to handle our stock control and customer invoicing we have found it to be a Read More
  • agroparts

    We started working with Catalyst in July 2018 and were impressed by how quickly and easily our interfaces agroparts Basket Read More
  • Hughes Bros.

    Since we started using Platinum in 1996, you have updated and made changes to the software to suit our business. Read More
  • Mark Garrick Ltd

    I did speak to the people at LAMMA and said to them we were pleased with the system but still Read More
  • Mark Weatherhead

    We use the whole Platinum system including payroll amongst other things. We have been running 13 months on the system Read More
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Software Demonstrations

Purchasing the correct software to run your business is vitally important. Getting the correct software will minimise time spent by staff in administration and maximise the effectiveness of your business.

In order to help you make this crucial choice we are very happy to provide free demonstrations of our products to ensure that it performs as you need and expect. This can be done in any one of three ways.

  • We can visit you at your premises, this provides us with an excellent opportunity to assess your requirements.
  • We would be delighted for you to come here to Catalyst, we would love the opportunity to show you our company, it's support facilities and introduce our support team.
  • We can provide, usually at very short notice, an on-line remote demonstration of our software via the Internet.

Which ever way you choose, our aim is to explain how the power of Platinum Software can help your business grow.

For remote demonstrations, we will call you by telephone at the appointed time, simply click on the button below to start the demonstration, we will provide a session ID and password (no software will be installed on your machine and the demonstration is secure and safe).