Founded in 1974, Pentana Solutions Pty Ltd, is a leading Information Technology company that specialises in the development and delivery of software solutions and IT services for the retail automotive dealer network and associated industries.
With the transformation from a small Melbourne-based software business into an international company with customers in both hemispheres which employ over 550 people throughout 17 locations globally, with a workforce of 200+ at their corporate headquarters in Melbourne, Australia.
Its vision for the automotive industry can be summarised in one word: Innovation. Pentana Solutions has achieved their position as a leading Dealership Management System (DMS) supplier by listening to their customers and meeting their exact needs in the delivery of products and solutions. Each year, they invest more than 15% of their revenue in innovation activities, reflecting their ongoing commitment to providing customers with the latest cutting-edge software and technology needed to drive their businesses.
They strive to break technological barriers and provide their customers with tools that can change the world they work in. They recognise that people are their greatest asset, and value both attitude and aptitude. They also provide opportunities to their employees that demonstrate the ability and drive to succeed in their respective roles.
Since 1994, the R.I.T.C.H. principles of Respect, Integrity, Trust, Communication and Honesty have been guiding stars for the organisation. They are committed to the fact that their corporate culture and employees are integral to their competitive advantage, as well as the success of their global strategy. Pentana Solutions is committed to working hard to create an environment that supports, motivates, and rewards their employees.
The leaders in the organisation drive the business’ daily operations, execute the vision for the company, lead by example, and inspire employees.
They value their employee’s feedback, as this helps them to better understand the opportunities within the business and identify specific areas for improvement.
It provides important data to focus on key engagement drivers and helps them to re-align the execution of their strategy and vision.
They are not only committed to their people and customers, but also its responsibility to the community and planet.
The R.I.T.C.H. Foundation commenced in 2003. The charter of the foundation is to raise funds through the Pentana Solutions family for worthy charities and causes. They support their employees and eligible family members and friends, small charities, customers, and local school drives.
As a business, Pentana Solutions stand together to secure a safer, more sustainable future. They have a global team that focuses on sustainability and responsible sourcing to reduce their negative environmental impact.
The core of the organisation, its people, are empowered to drive success through innovation, and their growth expectations are to achieve market leadership through saturating existing markets, through superior products.