Software service provider MyTaskit joined the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas as a partner member. Continue to the full article in Trade Only Today.
New partnership includes webinar and blog post series on using mobile devices to drive productivity
Minneapolis —MyTaskit, a leading comprehensive software service for connecting service professionals to technicians and customers, has joined the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas as a Partner Member.
The new partnership includes an upcoming webinar and series of blog posts, which will be available exclusively to MRAA Retail Members. The first of these blog posts, which explores how mobile devices can drive increased productivity, was recently published on www.MRAA.com.
“The marine dealers who stay educated on the latest technologies have a leg up on the rest when it comes to building relationships with consumers, turning them into customers and retaining their business over the long haul,” MyTaskit Senior Vice President and General Manager Cam Collins said. “We’re proud to work with MRAA to provide this type of insight to their members.”
The educational resources set for release in 2016 will focus on specific ways MRAA members can capture mobile’s momentum and reap the benefits of the smartphone revolution, according to Collins, who has presented at the annual Marine Dealer Conference & Expo and is one of the marine industry’s recognized experts in mobile.
MyTaskit develops cutting-edge technology that allows boat dealerships, boatyards and service centers to coordinate tasks with their technicians and subcontractors. Furthermore, MyTaskit enables communication directly with customers — who can coordinate shop appointments, approve repair estimates, share photos and videos of work currently in progress and more. In addition, MyTaskit offers an integrated back office management application to generate billing, process work orders, order parts and automate accounting.
“We welcome the opportunity to partner with a company like MyTaskit that shares our passion for marine dealer education,” MRAA Vice President Liz Walz said. “Technology advances quickly these days, and having a place to turn to help navigate the world of mobile provides huge value to our members.”
MyTaskit joins a continually growing roster of boat manufacturers, vendors and suppliers that have chosen to support the dealer community through partnership with the MRAA. Find a full menu of partner benefits here.
About the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas
At the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA), we believe that for the marine industry to thrive, the companies that interact with the boater in their community must thrive. Those businesses determine the boater’s experience and are the leading factor in the industry’s success. MRAA works to create a strong and healthy boating industry by uniting those businesses, providing them with opportunities for improvement and growth, and representing them with a powerful voice. For more information, visit MRAA.com.
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