Vehicle Hire

Vehicle Hire

This module is the perfect tool for helping to reduce this administration work and acts as an organisational tool for all booking and hire activities made within the business.

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Vehicle Workshop

Managing your Workshop

The Workshop Management module is a purpose designed package for use in administering motor trade workshops. It allows you to keep your job tasks organised with a fully featured workshop and body shop 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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Free Web Advertising

Free Web Advertising

Free advertising of your vehicle 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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Keep track of your shop sales

The Shop Sales module allows you to keep details of your products such as stock levels, locations, prices, and suppliers. With a full history of every stock movement it's an invaluable tool to stay on top of all your sales of parts and accessories.

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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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Electronic Parts and Prices

Parts and Prices

Parts files are available to franchised dealers for many of the major vehicle manufacturers. With our powerful Data Import module you can import your suppliers parts and price files.

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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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Vehicle Sales

Vehicle Sales

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

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Workshop Management

motor trade Workshop Management

The Platinum Workshop Management module is a purpose designed package for use in administering motor trade workshops. It comes configured for the motor trade and many of the unique attributes of the motor trade are easily dealt with.

The workshop management module allows you to keep your job tasks organised with a fully featured workshop and body shop diary. You can easily schedule new jobs, and give essential estimates and insurance work.

The module will give you greater control with it’s many features. Including parts back ordering and retrieval, the ability to set fixed prices for jobs; allowing you to quickly apply a cost to certain jobs, real time technician logging, third party electronic parts catalogue integration, unit lookup. SMS texting, and many more.

You can produce extensive reports showing any amount of data, including: workshop & technician efficiency, productivity and utilisation, workshop revenue and profitability, work in progress, etc.

The fully configurable customer retention centre will automatically send out reminders (via eMail, SMS, letter etc) for Servicing, MOT's and many other 'reminder' style contacts between you and your client base.

With multi-site compatibility and operations this software will suit any size of workshop and can help you to keep control of your repairs, sales and other relevant factors.

Key Points

  • Workshop and bodyshop motor trade diary.
  • Job estimates and insurance work.
  • Retail / Internal / Warranty work.
  • Parts back ordering and retrieval.
  • Ability to created fixed priced jobs.
  • Third party motor trade EPC (Electronic Parts Catalogue) integration.
  • HPI Link for vehicle details lookup.
  • SMS text.
  • Real time technician logging.
  • Customer retention centre.
  • Store pictures for body shop and workshop estimates (Upload these direct from a mobile device with camera with Platinum Online).
  • Extensive workshop and KPI reporting.
  • Fully Integrated with the other Platinum modules.
  • Complete history of all work done.


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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).