Free Web Advertising

Free Web Advertising

Free advertising of your motorcycle stock on MCN Small Bikes, Bennetts Classifieds, Visordown, Auto-Kingdom, Tradeouts and Bike Shack and our own Catalyst FindIt. Use our free add on to plug into your existing web site, it's quick and simple.

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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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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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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 clothing.

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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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Motorcycle Sales

Motorcycle Sales

The Unit Sales Module is an essential part of every dealer’s armoury. It is a purpose designed program for administering motorcycke 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 most of the major motorcycle manufacturers, as well as those from many 3rd party parts and accessories suppliers.

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Award Winning Service

Award Winning Service

We are delighted and proud to have received the British Dealer News award for Business Support Service to dealers. This is an award voted for by dealers and we are privileged to have received such a vote of trust and confidence.

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Managing your Workshop

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

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Motorcycle Case Study

Large Multi-site Multi-franchise

Motorcycle Dealer

This customer is a large multi-site multi-franchise motorcycle retailer with five sites. They have been a customer of Catalyst using Platinum software since 1994 when they operated from a single site. The power and flexibility of Platinum software has helped them to grow in a controlled and organised fashion giving a consistent approach and feel as the extra sites have been added. They take full advantage of the software modules including the integrated accounts, stock control and ordering, workshop and vehicle sales.

Bike Sales

The vehicle sales module controls the bike stock and sales down to individual vehicle level and copes with new and used bike sales including both margin and VAT qualifying used bikes. The software automatically uploads bike information to multiple internet sites for advertising purposes, such as eBay, Bike Trader, their own website and the Catalyst FindIt site. It allows them to control all bike sales including part exchanges, accessories sold with the bike, warranty and finance details, and from this, derive performance and commission information by salesman or by site simply and easily.

Workshop Control

The workshop module provides them with a graphical electronic diary split by site showing hours available to sell along with current KPI's. Control of technicians hours attended, taken and sold is built in to the module. All their internal, insurance and warranty jobs are all catered for. Parts required for jobs are allocated or ordered depending on availability and booked straight back to the job when they arrive on site.


Like many of our clients they have opted to take parts and price subscriptions giving them access to the latest parts and prices. Using the links to manufacturers systems that we have developed, they download parts lists from on-line electronic parts catalogues and upload purchase orders electronically to suppliers systems where available.

They also take advantage of the features of Platinum Online – the managing director being a big fan of the graphical performance dashboards and reporting to keep his finger on the pulse of the business. He has several customised KPI reports and can view the performance at each site and/or department individually or for the business as a whole. Using the data from Platinum, each member of staff can review their own performance against target at any time.

Scalable, Powerful and Flexible

Platinum has given scalable, powerful and flexible tools to drive and control the business as it continues to grow and develop. This customer has taken full advantage of them.


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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).