Article: Ideal vs. QuickBooks

Ideal compare to QuickBooks

 

Are you using QuickBooks for your dealership?
See how it compares to a more dealer-focused system, such as Ideal.

 

 

 

Compare QuickBook with Ideal
Small and Mid-Sized Dealers

Ideal is perfect for Small and Mid-Sized Dealers

Customer FocusNo focusโ€ฆ Everyone

Preferred DealersNo preferred dealersย due to the commitment to all types of businesses and industries.

Ideal covers all areas of businessAreas of BusinessQuickBook only covers inventory and accounting
Bases the development of its new features and updates on the feedback from dealers, matching their needs as closely as possible.Innovation & Product DevelopmentBases the development of its new features and updates on the feedback from a variety of businesses, neglecting specific dealer needs as a result.

KEY FUNCTIONALITIES

 

All-In-One System
Allows dealers to monitor and manage all their departments and processes from a single interface. 

Ideal is an all-in-one system

Helps businesses, some of which may be dealerships, monitor and manage their accounting and point-of-sale operations.

Floor Planning

Lets dealers easily single out the units theyโ€™ve sold, but havenโ€™t yet paid to determine exactly how much they owe to the floor checker.

 

Floor planning is easy with Ideal

Does not provide any sort of floor planning, making floor checker visits needlessly expensive.
Price List Updates

Provides dealers with automatic manufacturer price updates due to integrations with key industry suppliers like Stihl, Suzuki and many others.

 

Does not allow automatic manufacturer price list updates, leading to manual entry and errors.

Purchase Order Creation

Automatically generates complete part information for purchase order forms, helping dealers save time.

Does not automatically generate complete part information for purchase order forms, leading to manual entry and errors.

Warranty Reconciliation
Allows dealers to automatically reconcile warranty claims.Allows dealers to automatically reconcile warranty claims.Does not provide any sort of automatic warranty reconciliation, leading to additional time spent on hunting down each claim.
Tech Efficiency
Lets dealers check how efficient and profitable their techs are individually or as a unit.Easily check tech efficiency with IdealDoes not provide dealers with an effective way to track tech efficiency, leading to lost profits.
Product Updates
Gives dealers the opportunity to voice their feedback and then have it implemented through future updates.Does not provide updates based on dealer feedback.

 

 

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