Kia Motors UK and RAPID RTC Bring the Showroom to Online Shoppers with Fully Immersive, Omni-Channel Experience

Winnipeg, MB (August 11, 2020) RAPID RTC is delighted to be working with Kia Motors (UK) Limited as the first OEM in the UK to go live with the new platform RAPID RTC Live Dealer, launching on Dealer Websites from August and the National Website from October this year – opening the potential for an improved online journey for car buyers. Live Dealer offers customers shopping on Kia websites the first fully immersive, omni-channel experience with integrated chat, voice, and…...
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RAPID RTC Live Dealer Connects Salespeople & Online Shoppers in Real-Time With A Fully Immersive Omni-Channel Experience

Winnipeg, MB (May 21, 2020) – In order to support dealers’ digital retailing efforts, RAPID RTC has expedited the global launch date for the new fully immersive omni-channel platform called RAPID RTC Live Dealer. This tool enhances any digital retail platform by providing integrated chat, voice, and 1-way or 2-way video, and is designed exclusively to bring together the current automotive retail process and online shopper. RAPID RTC Live Dealer gives salespeople the opportunity to communicate and sell online when…...
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Our Actions to Assist Dealers Affected by COVID-19

To our valued customers; It is not lost on me that you are receiving an abundance of communications at this time, so I will attempt to make this brief. I see first-hand how difficult and stressful these circumstances have been for everyone around the globe and specifically the impact it has had on automotive dealers, OEMs and suppliers alike. As a family-first organization, please know we are working to find a balance so that we may continue to support you…...
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COVID-19 – A Message from Our President & CEO

A Note from RAPID RTC President & CEO, Glen Demetrioff, Regarding COVID-19 Since the news of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) broke, we continue to learn and respond to secure the health and safety of our employees, valued customers and the communities in which we do business. While we are cognizant that communications from suppliers is likely frequent, I would like to take a moment to share an update on behalf of RAPID RTC. Over the past few weeks, we have taken precautions…...
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RAPID RTC and Kia Motors (UK) Limited announce an exciting new partnership

RAPID RTC, the market leading digital lead management software provider, has announced a new partnership with Kia Motors (UK) Limited to implement its RAPID RTC Lead Manager solution throughout the brand’s 190-strong dealer network. Already, 35 of Kia’s retailers are working with RAPID RTC and now all of the Korean brand’s nationwide network will be able to access this innovative digital lead management platform, enhancing their current e-lead solution. After a remarkable performance in 2019, when Kia delivered more than…...
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RAPID RTC expands global footprint with Irish launch

RAPID RTC, the global authority in lead management has put down new roots, branching into the Irish market with a fresh sales proposition and the phased roll-out of its rapidly growing suite of digital products. Dealers and manufacturers in the Republic of Ireland will immediately benefit from access to RAPID RTC’s Lead Manager, which ensures 100% of all digital enquiries to dealerships are responded to with high quality responses enabling the dealer to create a great first impression. One Irish…...
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RAPID RTC Response Quality Module Drives Customer Engagements

Artificial Intelligence (AI) developments in recent years have created an exciting enhancement to consistently measure response quality in Lead Manager, providing additional benefits to retailers looking to improve their customer experience.   Data released by global lead management software provider RAPID RTC, has shown a 25-30% uplift in customer engagement.  This data was gathered following the implementation of the brand-new Response Quality Module (RQM) product extension with several manufacturer retail networks in the UK. The product will now be officially rolled out across RAPID RTC’s UK and Canadian territories, with global deployment to follow.   RAPID RTC RQM is…...
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Volume Brands Outperform Premium for Digital Lead Management

Volume beats prestige for speed of response, says RAPID RTC Volume brands are 40% better at responding to digital leads compared to Premium brands. Poor lead management causes the average Retailer to miss every 2nd electronic enquiry that is made to their businesses.   Dealers representing volume manufacturers are outperforming prestige marques when it comes to speed of response to electronic enquiries, according to mystery shop data from almost 1,000 dealerships. The exercise, carried out by RAPID RTC with UK…...
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RAPID RTC Expands Key Account Sales Team

RAPID RTC, the digital lead management company, has appointed two new key account sales managers to aid the company’s recent contract wins. Pam Cameron and Nicola Pearce have both joined the company following RAPID RTC’s recent contracts with Skoda, John Clark Motor Group, Vantage Group and Hendy Group. Pearce has 21 years’ experience selling to motor dealers for the Daily Mail Group, including the launch of automotive website motors.co.uk. Cameron most recently worked with CitNow having previously been at Accelerate…...
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RAPID RTC Expands Sales and Support Team

RAPID RTC has expanded its sales and support team following a series of new business wins. The company, which recently added John Clark Motor Group to its expanding list of customers and will soon announce more new accounts, believes it is “better positioned than ever” to support automotive retailers undergoing periods of digital transformation. Heading up the UK team is Pontus Riska (pictured), who has been promoted to the role of vice president of sales and support. It’s the second…...
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