CDK Global Press Release: SureCritic Added to the Growing List of Partners

CDK Global Partner Program Reaches Milestone of Connecting 300 Partner Application Providers with Dealers

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL, May 15, 2017 – CDK Global (Nasdaq:CDK) today announced that it now offers a marketplace of 300 partner application providers as part of its rapidly expanding CDK Global Partner Program. The CDK Partner Program provides data and workflow integration to a wide range of approved partners, third parties, OEMs and automotive dealers. CDK reached this milestone with the recent addition of 42 new partners and 55 new applications.

“As the CDK Partner Program continues to grow, the end result is more choices for our customers,” said Howard Gardner, vice president and general manager, CDK Data Services. “Our focus is on building a secure and reliable way for dealerships to use applications that help run their business.”

With the growth of the program, CDK continues to expand the breadth of software applications that are available to automotive dealers across a number of business areas. CDK has increased the number of applications available for dealers in the areas of customer management, deal management, parts, service, and dealership analytics/reporting. Additionally, the program’s newest area, application integration for dealers using CDK Websites, has added 11 new digital partners with solutions ranging from vehicle valuation to chat/messaging to online vehicle reviews.

Partners like RevolutionParts Inc., which works with dealers to maximize online OEM parts sales through its e-commerce solutions, believe that the CDK Partner Program provides a streamlined way to reach more customers.

“Being a CDK-approved partner means our customers will have reliable integration with the CDK DMS,” said Andreas Ronneseth, co-founder and chief technology officer. “RevolutionParts now has greater exposure to CDK customers, and we believe this will help us demonstrate the value of our platform to more and more dealers.”

The following companies and applications are now part of the CDK Partner Program:

Business Management:

  • PMJ Docs, LLC (Miami, FL) – PMJ Docs provides document scanning and storage
  • VenueVision Digital Media Systems (Oakville, ON, Canada) – Automotive Service Package provides dealership performance reporting

Customer Management:

  • Ackroo, Inc. (Ottawa, ON, Canada) – Ackroo Anywhere Suite, Ackroo Anywhere Sales and Service, and Ackroo Anywhere Service provide CRM customer loyalty and rewards
  • Advantage Dealer Services (Suwanee, GA) – Advantage Dealer Services provides customer marketing and follow-up
  • Conversica, Inc. (Foster City, CA) – Conversica Tier 1, Conversica Tier 2, and Conversica Tier 3 provide CRM customer marketing and follow-up
  • Dealership for Life (Boonsboro, MD) – Dealership For Life provides CRM customer marketing and follow-up
  • Digital Auto Technologies (Hickory, NC) – Prospect Vision Core and Prospect Vision Core plus Service Drive provide customer marketing and follow-up
  • Force Marketing (Atlanta, GA) – Helix provides CRM-consumer marketing
  • iQ7/24, Inc. (Montreal, QC, Canada) – iQ7/24 provides CRM customer loyalty and rewards
  • Mason Associates (Morro Bay, CA) – Mason Associates provides customer relationship management
  • Outsell, LLC. (Minneapolis, MN) – Outsell provides CRM customer marketing and follow-up
  • Podium (Lehi, UT) – Podium – Sales, Podium – Service, and Podium – Sales and Service provide customer relationship management
  • SureCritic (Seattle, WA) – Ratings & Reviews provides customer relationship management
  • T2 Modus, LLC (Highland Village, Texas) – T2 Performance Metrics Dashboard provides dealer dashboards/alerts
  • Think Big (Murrieta, CA) – Tara/Orbis provides CRM customer marketing
  • TotalLoop Inc. (Akron, OH) – TotalLoop DealerIQ provides CRM customer marketing and follow-up

Read the full press release here.

Originally posted on CDK Global, May 15, 2017