Ideal 2022 OPE Industry Trends Shares 2021 Dealership Sales Growth

Cedar Rapids, IA, November 23, 2021 — Ideal Computer Systems, sister company of c-Systems and Charter Software and a leading OPE dealership software vendor in North America, has released their new 2022 OPE Industry Trends Report.

While the pandemic may have created challenges, the OPE industry hasn’t slowed down. According to the Constellation Data Solutions OPE Market Data Report, dealership sales have grown 16% in 2021, over 2020. Presented as an online magazine, this comprehensive report shares insights from surveys of OPE dealers, industry experts, and interviews with dealers across North America. The report provides an overview of customer, technology, and marketing trends happening in the market and how dealers can navigate challenges related to supply chain disruptions, labor shortages, customer demand and more.

The report shares insights from representatives from Stens, Toro, Constellation Data Solutions, and other industry experts.

“To meet the demand, dealers have had to embrace technology to improve efficiency in their shops, sales tactics, and operational practices,” says Ajay Thakur, General Manager at Ideal, c-Systems and Charter Software. “To curb the uncertainty caused by problems like manufacturer backlogs, dealers are working smarter, leveraging business intelligence and analytics.”

You can read the 2022 OPE Industry Trends Report here.


About Charter Software Solutions Inc.

Charter Software provides scalable, integrated, Microsoft-based, business-management software to hundreds of equipment dealers in North America. Designed to increase efficiency and communication across all departments, Charter’s business-management software, ASPEN, provides tools that help dealers manage their businesses more profitably. Charter’s close relationships with the industry’s leading manufacturers and suppliers provide streamlined system integrations, strengthening dealers’ and distributors’ connections with their business partners.