Costar Software

The Perfect Solution for your Business

Industry Software

Driven to succeed

Digital Vehicle Inspections

Streamline Your Workshop

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What We Offer

Automotive & Tyre Workshop Software

Retail & Commercial

 

COSTAR offers dynamic business management software that automates and integrates every element of your business.

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Workshop

 

Streamline your workshop and increase Revenue Per Invoice. All the tools are at your hands with COSTAR.

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Wholesale & Distribution

 

With B2B Web Order Portals, Warehouse Management Systems and more, COSTAR puts you back in control.

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Retread Factory

 

Manage your cases and retreads through the production cycle and optimize your billing and tracking of tickets. COSTAR has it all!

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Key Clients & Software Integrations

The Only Tool You'll Ever Need

When comparing mechanical workshop software for your Automotive or Tyre business you won't find a more complete solution. Automotive industry specific details are what set COSTAR apart. COSTAR has been developed as an industry-leading software solution and an invaluable asset for businesses alike. Our software is customised to meet the clear-cut needs of the industry - to effortlessly manage and improve business processes. COSTAR provides a full suite of industry integrations and key partners, along with direct access to your suppliers and ongoing support.

Features include a fully integrated tyre fitment guide, powerful searches by size, brand, model, rim, manufacturer and more. Managing Tyre, Wheel and Parts inventory is a breeze with COSTAR - using our catalogues, import wizard and product types. COSTAR application modules include Wholesale Order Desk, Retail POS, Retread Management Systems, Repair Orders, Inventory Control, Purchasing, Pricing, Accounting, Customer History and Customer Follow-up.

COSTAR has it all.

Automotive industry specific pricing & purchasing including: direct integration to suppliers, booking orders, fleet pricing, national accounts and consignment. At MICROHOUSE and COSTAR we consider ourselves to be in the automotive & tyre workshop business and we have over 70 years combined experience.

 

Software Key Features

 

Inventory Management

 

 

Manage your stock easily and efficiently across a single store or multiple locations. As well as inventory management, COSTAR's stock management system will analyse all your orders, stock and invoicing to anticipate and predict future requirements making sure that you have what you need, when you need it.

 

 

Point of Sale (POS) & Order Processing

 

 

Whether your sales are retail point-of-sale based, wholesaler or online, COSTAR can oversee and track the entire process. COSTAR gives you quick access to all the information you need to quickly and easily create quotes, repair orders, digital vehicle inspections, and more. 

 

 

Workshop Scheduling

 

 

Plan your day better with the built-in Appointment Scheduler. The scheduler can be configured to meet the needs of your workshop or mobile truck fleet to ensure appropriate invoicing and workshop allocation. Furthermore, the scheduler can be integrated with your website via the online booking form.

 

 

Customer & Vehicle Tracking

 

 

 

Track your customers and their vehicles sales history and actively follow them up them through SMS or email. Remind them of appointments, upcoming services or send them photos of worn parts or tyres. Load any Customer-specific or contract pricing into your COSTAR system to ensure you get the right price every time.

 

 

 

Digital Vehicle Inspections

 

 

Take your Workshop to the next level of professionalism with COSTAR Mobile. View your job cards, take pictures, capture vehicle information, complete vehicle inspections and more. Technicians can make notes directly on the inspection forms using voice-to-text or notify customers of required work, and receive authorisation, via email or SMS. 

 

 

 

 

Implementation & Data Migration

 

 

 

We know you are stretched for time and resource so let us help. We have trained implementation staff that help you start on the right foot by assisting you in customising COSTAR to suit your business. Whether it's migrating data from your old system, training sales people or technicians in the use of COSTAR we are here to help!

 

 

 

Reporting

 

 

 

With over 180 standard reports in the COSTAR system, analysing the data your capture could not be any easier. All reports can be previewed, emailed or exported into Excel, Word etc. directly from your COSTAR System. More advanced users can extract the raw data and use BI tools to query COSTAR and customise your own suite of reports.

 

 

 

Accounting & Financials

 

 

With a completely customisable General Ledger and a full suite of financial reports including Balance Sheet, Trial Balance and Profit & Loss, COSTAR has all of the tools to ensure you have all of your financial data available when needed. Tax Reports can be prepared monthly or quarterly and all reports are able to be emailed or exported to Excel.

 

 

Supplier Integrations

 

 

 

COSTAR has forged strong relationships with industry Suppliers and provide a large number of B2B Integrations. These integrations enable you to make live enquiries and place orders with suppliers direct from your COSTAR system. B2B Integrations allows you to instantly see partner stock availability and find you the best market prices prior to placing the order.

 

 

 

Request a Demo

To help you find out more about Costar or discuss your requirements, we invite you for a free consultation and live demonstration. During your demo our skilled operative will give you an in-depth system tour covering many of Costar’s key benefits whilst paying particular attention to the features that are most relevant to your workshop. Our demonstrations are completely free and can take place online or in your office so you don’t even need to leave your desk!

Next Step

To find out more about Costar, or arrange a demonstration, simply phone us on 1800 819 894  in Australia or 0800 100 913 in New Zealand. Alternatively, submit a contact form and we’ll call you back.

Client Testimonials

Thank you for your support. You are all so very professional and it’s a pleasure doing business with people like you. We’re so happy we chose your company. The implementer was fantastic and we couldn’t have asked for a better trainer. He was so patient, very knowledgeable and such a lovely guy to work with. Look forward to working with you.

Susan & Ray Griffiths

Owners, Wallan Tyre Centre

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