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Which COSTAR Version is Right For Me?

 

COSTAR Express

COSTAR Express is designed for single location Automotive & Tyre Repair shops. COSTAR Express is the perfect solution for any business that wants to use a third-party accounting program but wants the best POS System for managing their Retail Point-of-Sale; Inventory Control; Accounts Receivable; Service Scheduling; Customer Service History and Follow-ups.

Although this is the entry-level for the powerful COSTAR Suite of products, it provides access to all sales function and inventory control including many COSTAR integrations such as NJOY Tyre Fitment Guide, Parts Supplier Integrations, Tyre & Wheel Supplier Integrations & more!

 

 

COSTAR Standard

COSTAR Standard is the perfect solution for any single location business that wants a full industry-specific software solution. From Book-in to BAS, Costar Standard has all the necessary tools to ensure your business performs at its peak.

COSTAR Standard combines all the features of COSTAR Express with the added benefits of an integrated Accounts Payable; General Ledger and Banking System.

 

 

COSTAR Professional

COSTAR Standard is the perfect solution for any single location business that wants a full industry-specific software solution. From Book-in to BAS, Costar Standard has all the necessary tools to ensure your business performs at its peak.

COSTAR Standard combines all the features of COSTAR Express with the added benefits of an integrated Accounts Payable; General Ledger and Banking System.

 

 

COSTAR Enterprise

COSTAR Enterprise is the ultimate solution for Corporate Chains; Franchises; Major Retail Buying Groups; Wholesale Business or anybody needing a flexible custom solution.

Large Corporations and Retail chain operations deploy COSTAR Enterprise as a complete solutions to handle their Retail POS requirements as well as their upstream Wholesale Distribution needs. COSTAR Enterprise can provide a complete solution from Head Office to Warehouse to Retail operation that is unique in the industry. COSTAR Enterprise is highly configurable to meet the needs of more complex organisations, franchises and corporate structures, while at the same time maintaining it’s ease of use, reliability and scalability.

 

Retail & Commercial

We understand what makes your business run and what makes it run profitably. COSTAR provides you with a platform that will allow you to effectively manage the day to day operations of your business.

COSTAR has all you need for your Retail or Commercial Store

Inventory, Supplier Catalogues, Pricing and Customer Management all come together in a real-time system that allows you and your team to provide quick, accurate and tailored quotes to all your customers. You can schedule the work, email or SMS clients on completion of the job and provide professional reports and documentation, all from your COSTAR system. Secure access to your Business Performance and Financial Reporting will give you the tools to understand and analyse your business better. COSTAR also includes a growing range of supplier integrations to make your life easier. Whether it’s live stock availability from your supplier, direct electronic ordering and invoicing or integration of your EFTPOS Terminal to COSTAR, we will help you find efficiencies for your business. You will have access to our team of dedicated product specialists to help you get the most out of your system.  Our team has decades of both COSTAR and industry experience but like you, we are always learning as our industry changes and grows.

RETAIL & COMMERCIAL

We understand what makes your business run and what makes it run profitably. COSTAR provides you with a platform that will allow you to effectively manage the day to day operations of your business.

COSTAR has all you need for your Retail or Commercial Store.

Inventory, Supplier Catalogues, Pricing and Customer Management all come together in a real-time system that allows you and your team to provide quick, accurate and tailored quotes to all your customers. You can schedule the work, email or SMS clients on completion of the job and provide professional reports and documentation, all from your COSTAR system. Secure access to your Business Performance and Financial Reporting will give you the tools to understand and analyse your business better. COSTAR also includes a growing range of supplier integrations to make your life easier. Whether it’s live stock availability from your supplier, direct electronic ordering and invoicing or integration of your EFTPOS Terminal to COSTAR, we will help you find efficiencies for your business. You will have access to our team of dedicated product specialists to help you get the most out of your system.  Our team has decades of both COSTAR and industry experience but like you, we are always learning as our industry changes and grows.

WORKSHOP

Providing the right tools to your technicians is vital in allowing them to do the best job that they can – and that includes COSTAR. At the centre of managing your workshop effectively is your COSTAR Appointment Scheduler. Fully integrated with the rest of COSTAR it allows your team to convert your quotes to appointments in the scheduler, assign technicians to specific jobs and to complete the scheduled work.

Streamline your Workshop with COSTAR!

Create and customise inspection forms to suit your business and your customer requirements, and best of all you can complete these inspection forms on a tablet or phone in the workshop, eliminating double entry and mistakes when copying from workshop paper forms to your system. COSTAR Mobile allows you not only a mobile platform for the technicians but includes the ability to take, store and send photos which will provide your customers with clear evidence of any additional work required. Making sure that your customers are advised when their job is complete and ready for collections can be done simply by the built-in SMS feature.This same functionality is used to remind your existing customers of upcoming appointments, registration renewal, wheel alignments and scheduled services which provides excellent service and increases repeat business. Because we know that no workshop operates smoothly without the right people in the right jobs, there is a suite of Technician reports that will help you monitor productivity and improve efficiency. We can’t run your workshop, but we understand the tools that you need to make it run like a well-oiled machine.

WORKSHOP

Providing the right tools to your technicians is vital in allowing them to do the best job that they can – and that includes COSTAR. At the centre of managing your workshop effectively is your COSTAR Appointment Scheduler.  Fully integrated with the rest of COSTAR it allows your team to convert your quotes to appointments in the scheduler, assign technicians to specific jobs and to complete the scheduled work.

Streamline your Workshop with COSTAR!

Create and customise inspection forms to suit your business and your customer requirements, and best of all you can complete these inspection forms on a tablet or phone in the workshop eliminating double entry and mistakes when copying from workshop paper forms to your system. COSTAR Mobile allows you not only a mobile platform for the technicians but includes the ability to take, store and send photos which will provide your customers with clear evidence of any additional work required. Making sure that your customers are advised when their job is complete and ready for collections can be done simply by the built-in SMS feature.  This same functionality is used to remind your existing customers of upcoming appointments, registration renewal, wheel alignments and scheduled services which provides excellent service and increases repeat business. Because we know that no workshop operates smoothly without the right people in the right jobs there is a suite of Technician reports that will help you monitor productivity and improve efficiency. We can’t run your workshop, but we understand the tools that you need to make it run like a well-oiled machine.

Wholesale & Distribution

A true B2B solution, COSTAR can provide you with Web Order, Wholesale functionality and Warehouse Management, integrated into a single platform so that you will get the right product to the right client with a minimum of fuss.

Wholesale & Distribution is back in your control with COSTAR.

COSTAR operates in both retail and wholesale environments and gives you the flexibility to use the retail and wholesale functionality separately or run both within one business. Additionally, the wholesale and distribution solution has both multi-company and multi-branch capability. COSTAR provides Warehouse Management functionality that tracks products by location. The option to use RFI Guns and scanning to manage in-bound and out-bound inventory adds great efficiencies to the pick, pack and ship processes, allowing for greater volume to be easily processed with greater control. COSTAR’s Web Order system is an integral part of the COSTAR Tyre Distribution product, allowing your customers to quickly and easily access your inventory, check stock, get pricing and place orders electronically from their web browser. COSTAR Web Order is your 24 hours-a-day Salesman! We have the solutions to your B2B requirements, even the ones you don’t know you need yet!

WHOLESALE & DISTRIBUTION

A true B2B solution, COSTAR can provide you with Web Order, Wholesale functionality and Warehouse Management, integrated into a single platform so that you will get the right product to the right client with a minimum of fuss.

Wholesale & Distribution is back in your control with COSTAR.

COSTAR operates in both retail and wholesale environments and gives you the flexibility to use the retail and wholesale functionality separately or run both within one business. Additionally, the wholesale and distribution solution has both multi-company and multi-branch capability. COSTAR provides Warehouse Management functionality that tracks products by location. The option to use RFI Guns and scanning to manage in-bound and out-bound inventory adds great efficiencies to the pick, pack and ship processes, allowing for greater volume to be easily processed with greater control. COSTAR’s Web Order system is an integral part of the COSTAR Tyre Distribution product, allowing your customers to quickly and easily access your inventory, check stock, get pricing and place orders electronically from their web browser. COSTAR Web Order is your 24 hours-a-day Salesman! We have the solutions to your B2B requirements, even the ones you don’t know you need yet!

Retreading

Seamlessly integrated with COSTAR, the Retread Management System (RMS) will manage the process of tracking your cases and retreads in either the retail, commercial or factory environments.

Whether it’s a Retread Plant or Commercial store, COSTAR manages it all!

RMS uses a Ticketing system to hold key information about a specific case and clearly indicates the actions to be performed. The menu system in RMS provides you with process control as the case moves through the various stages of the retread process.  Consumption of tread and other associated consumables from COSTAR provides accurate inventory management and actual cost analysis for the finished product. Finally, the direct integration to COSTAR allows you to produce accurate and detailed Sales and Purchasing documents for your customers and ensures you recover any associated costs or process any required case credits with the minimum of fuss. COSTAR’s RMS make a powerful tool for managing your retread business.

RETREADING

Seamlessly integrated with COSTAR, the Retread Management System (RMS) will manage the process of tracking your cases and retreads in either the retail, commercial or factory environments.

Whether it’s a Retread Plant or Commercial store, COSTAR manages it all!

RMS uses a Ticketing system to hold key information about a specific case and clearly indicates the actions to be performed. The menu system in RMS provides you with process control as the case moves through the various stages of the retread process.  Consumption of tread and other associated consumables from COSTAR provides accurate inventory management and actual cost analysis for the finished product. Finally, the direct integration to COSTAR allows you to produce accurate and detailed Sales and Purchasing documents for your customers and ensures you recover any associated costs or process any required case credits with the minimum of fuss. COSTAR’s RMS make a powerful tool for managing your retread business.

COSTAR Feature Comparison

Boost your Business with these great COSTAR Modules!

COSTAR Mobile

COSTAR Mobile is designed to provide a paperless work flow from your Front Counter into your Workshop Bays. COSTAR Mobile allows you to quickly and professionally highlight any items that might require attention on your customer’s vehicle, either in person or via email. Results are quickly and professionally presented to customers to streamline your service process and inform your customers of any necessary vehicle service or repair items, including alignment settings and tyre tread depth information.

Online Booking Calendar

Let your customers book themselves into your workshop with a minimum of fuss. Unlike other online booking systems, COSTAR allows your clients to see what days are busy and which are free and then book in a time that suits them! No exchange of emails are required and the appointment is confirmed live for the customer and entered into your COSTAR with all the necessary notes, contact and vehicle details!

Retread Management System

COSTAR’s Retread Management System takes away all the fuss and hassle of managing and tracking Retreads, Cases and the endless paperwork associated with Retreads. Integrating seamlessly into your COSTAR system to generate the invoices and stock receipts for your customers  – the process could never be easier! Whether you service commercial clients that require extensive reporting on their tyres and retreads or if you are a a factory that manufactures Retreads, COSTAR Retread Management System is the right management tool for you.

COSTAR Wholesale Web Order

The B2B COSTAR Wholesale Web Order system is the industry standard in the Tyre & Automotive Marketplace and is known for its ease of use and extreme reliability. COSTAR Web Order is completely brandable and has support for banner advertising along with PDF document linkage to provide your Dealers with all of the information they need to sell your product! The WYSIWYG maintenance interface makes the Web Order system easy to manage and maintain by the distributor and does not require expensive IT support. COSTAR Web Order also supports multiple “skins”, so you can brand your website for your larger clients.

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