Blog45 Reasons to move to Q-F&I Online

45 Reasons to move to Q-F&I Online

45 Reasons Why You Should Upgrade to Q-F&I Online

Migrating to online what was already Canada's easiest and most powerful F&I software Online was our starting point...now we've made it even better! For those of you still using Q-F&I Windows or V6, here are 45 reasons to move to Q-F&I Online.


It's Free!

  • With the exception of our Broker software, if you retain the same number of forms printing stations you have in your current system, there's no charge to move to Q-F&I Online. Additional print stations can be purchased for a nominal fee.

It's Easy!

  • We will set your system up for you, copy existing inventory and contacts into your new system, and provide free training.
  • We will leave you a copy of your old software so you can see your old deals.

It's Online!

  • You aren't tied to an individual computer so Q-F&I Online is accessible anywhere from any device that's able to access the Internet.
  • You maybe able to lower your IT costs because Q-F&I Online doesn't need to be installed or managed by an IT person. Even better, all new features and system enhancements are updated automaticayll so you always have the latest version.
  • No more catastrophic data loss should your computer crash, because your data is stored safely, securely and backed up nightly.
  • More efficient support because we can perform many support functions without logging onto your computer.
  • Multi-session. You can work on multiple deals at the same time using the same log in.

Better Finance Office Tools

  • Uni-directional Dealertrack Finance portal integration from the deal screen. Start deals in Quantech OR Dealertrack.
  • The Deal screen can display daily, weekly, monthly, or the total price on all types of F&I products allowing business managers to show the price per day of any F&I product in the deal.
  • Simplified Cash Deal Screen.
  • Ability to set separate Doc Fee defaults for Cash, Finance, and Lease deals.
  • Built in menus (it was an add-on in the Windows version).
  • Finance, Cash and Lease deal Quick Quotes - give a buyer (or that pesky sales person) a quick payment or tax-in price without having to enter customer or unit information.
  • Expanded Product Preferences to make it easier to add commonly sold F&I items to a deal. GAP, Maintenance, Tire & Wheel, and Other F&I products can be entered in the system as preferences. Note: You can also pull remittance reports for GAP and Tire and Wheel.
  • Integration with EzeeApp (Global Warranty). Customer and vehicle information from Quantech is sent directly to EzeeApp saving entry time and reducing mistakes.
  • Other integrations: Dealer Socket, SSQ Insurance, First Canadian Insurance, Peartree DMS, DealerXchange...and more coming!
  • Deals are easier to find because they are divided into Pending and Delivered tabs.
  • Direct link to F&I product costing from the deal screen.
  • Ability to over write the Deal # (to match DMS deal number).
  • Q-F&I Online has a better menu module. You can customize and prepopulate a single warranty in all four groups at one time. The updated menu also allows linking from the presentation screen to movies and other supportive documentation.

Accounting Support

  • QuickBooks Deal Export
  • Sage 50 Deal Export

Better Reporting

  • Expanded Remittances - In addition to Etching, Insurance, and Warranty, you can do remittances for GAP and Tire & Wheel products. If you do remittances from your suppliers website, you can easily keep track of what you owe your suppliers.
  • Improved F&I Reserve Summary Report - the updated report combines front and back end profit making it easier to see your net profit.
  • (New) Net Profit Report - The Net Profit Report shows the total net (profit) on a deal (in addition to the front and back end gross, and front and back end net).
  • Improved Deal Stats Report - front and back end net profit is shown individually and combined to show a total net profit on any deal.
  • Better export to spreadsheet (CSV) for Deals, Contacts, and Inventory Reports. With a couple of mouse-clicks the Online version can easily create a CSV (spreadsheet) file.
  • (New )Inventory Cost List Report - Shows aggregate costs by category for each inventory item in the found list. The Totals view shows the information in an "at a glance" format.
  • (New) Inventory Cost to Date List - Shows aggregate costs by category for each inventory item in the found list based on a date. Great for month-end reporting.

Q-F&I Online Isn't Just For Finance Managers Any more!

  • New user-types have been added for Sales Managers, Sales Staff, and Admin staff. Each have their own access privileges.
  • Sales staff can use Q-F&I to see available inventory and provide pricing.
  • Sales managers can use Q-F&I to desk deals, calculate commissions and track profit.
  • Admin staff can add inventory and create inventory reports.
  • Book keeping staff can view all deals and reporting information without visiting the dealership. They can even export deals from Q-F&I into a file format easliy imported into Sage 50 or QuickBooks.

Better Inventory Management Tools

  • Set Inventory Defaults for Lot Pac, PDI, Standard Options, Additional Options, and Freight.
  • It's easier to add Reconditioning costs to inventory items.
  • New Inventory Fields have been added to track the invoice Date and # for reconditioning entries.
  • Free VIN Decoder (Auto only).
  • Separate inventory views for Available, Trade, and Delivered.
  • New Fields for seller details (for Ontario users needing to provide Garage Registry Information).
  • Ability to attach files to inventory item (CarFax report for example).
  • Better online inventory presence with DealerXchange Integration. Send Year/Make/Model and pricing information from Q-F&I Online to DealerXchange portal where website and syndication activities can be performed easily and effectively.

Better Management of Contacts

  • Less contact record duplicates and quicker deal entry because a search is automatically done whenever a contact is added to a deal.

Future Development

  • We have increased the number of full time programmers. They are focused in adding new features and integration partners to Q-F&I Online. Stay tuned for more online inventory management tools, new integration parterners and CRM.

It's Free!

Provided you keep the same number of forms printing stations you have in your current system, there's no charge to move to Q-F&I Online. Additional print stations can be purchased for a nominal fee.

We will set your system up for you, copy existing inventory and contacts and train you.

We will leave you a copy of your old software so you can see your old deals.

It's Online!

It's accessible anywhere and on any device able to access the Internet, because you aren't tied to an individual computer.

Lower IT costs because Q-F&I Online doesn't need to be installed or managed by an IT person.

New features and system enhancements are updated automatically so you always have the latest version.

No more catastrophic data loss should your computer crash, because your data is stored safely, securely and backed up nightly.

More efficient support because we perform many support functions without logging onto your computer.

Multi-session. You can work on multiple deals at the same time using the same log in.

Better Finance Office Tools

Uni-directional Dealertrack Finance portal integration from the deal screen. Start deals in Quantech OR Dealertrack.

The Deal screen can display daily, weekly, monthly, or total price on all types of F&I products. This allows business managers to show the price per day of any F&I product in the deal.

Simplified Cash Deal Screen.

Set Doc Fee defaults for Cash, Finance, and Lease deals.

Built in menus (it was an add-on in the Windows version).

The ability to do Cash deal Quick Quotes.

Expanded Product Preferences make it easier to add commonly sold F&I items to a deal. In addition to Warranty, Propack and Etching; GAP, Maintenance, Tire & Wheel, and Other F&I products can be entered in the system as preferences. Note: You can also pull remittance reports for GAP and Tire and Wheel.

Integration with EzeeApp (Global Warranty). Customer and vehicle information from Quantech can be sent directly to EzeeApp saving entry time and reducing mistakes.

Other integrations: Dealer Socket, SSQ Insurance, First Canadian Insurance.

Deals are easier to find because they are divided into Pending and Delivered tabs.

Direct link to F&I product costing from the deal screen.

Accounting Support

QuickBooks Deal Export

Sage 50 Deal Export

Better Reporting

Expanded Remittances - In addition to Etching, Insurance, and Warranty, you can do remittances for GAP and Tire & Wheel products. If you do remittances from your suppliers website, you can easily keep track of what you owe your suppliers.

Improved F&I Reserve Summary Report - the updated report combines front and back end profit making it easier to see your net profit.

(New) Net Profit Report - The Net Profit Report shows the total net (profit) on a deal (in addition to the front and back end gross, and front and back end net.

Improved Deal Stats Report - front and back end net profit is shown individually and combined to show a total net profit on any deal.

Better export to spreadsheet (CSV) for Deals, Contacts, and Inventory Reports. With a couple of mouse-clicks the Online version can easily create a CSV (spreadsheet) file.

(New )Inventory Cost List Report - Shows aggregate costs by category for each inventory item in the found list. The Totals view shows the information in an "at a glance" format.

(New) Inventory Cost to Date List - Shows aggregate costs by category for each inventory item in the found list based on a date. Great for month-end reporting.

Lower Expansion Costs and Value to More Departments in the Dealership

Business managers and Sales Managers can add users without incurring added costs.

Sales staff can use Q-F&I to see available inventory and provide pricing.

Sales managers can use Q-F&I to desk deals, calculate commissions and track profit.

Admin staff can add inventory and create inventory reports.

Book keeping staff can view all deals and reporting information without visiting the dealership.

Expanded User Roles

New user-types have been added for Sales Managers, Sales Staff, and Admin staff. Each have their own access privileges.

Better Inventory Management Tools

Set Inventory Defaults for Lot Pac, PDI, Standard Options, Additional Options, and Freight.

Once Recon defaults are entered it's easier to add Reconditioning costs to inventory items.

Inventory is easier to view because it's divided into three tabs: Available, Trade, Delivered.

Add Seller Information (for Ontario users needing to provide Garage Registry Information).

Ability to attach files to inventory item (CarFax report for example).

New Inventory Fields added to track Reconditioning invoice Date and #.

VIN Decoder (Auto only).

Better online inventory presence with DealerXchange Integration. Send Year/Make/Model and pricing information from Q-F&I Online to DealerXchange portal where website and syndication activities can be performed easily and effectively.

Better Management of Contacts

Less contact record duplicates and quicker deal entry because a search is automatically done whenever a contact is added to a deal.

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