CARite receives prestigious Sigma award from DealerSocket

Annual award recognizes an independent dealership that leverages multiple DealerSocket products with exceptional results

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CARite, a growing used-car dealership network with 24 branded locations across the country, announced today that they received DealerSocket's 2016 Sigma award for the independent market. The award recognizes a distinguished dealership using multiple DealerSocket products with superior results.

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"We are honored to receive this award from DealerSocket, one of our most trusted technology partners," said John Neary, CEO at CARite. "With the DealerSocket CRM we have been able to streamline our lead management processes and implement better enterprise reporting. The team at DealerSocket has been responsive and supportive at every step."

Marylou Hastert, director of product marketing at DealerSocket, said the competition for this year's Sigma award was fierce. "We are fortunate to work with more than 4,000 of the most successful independent dealers in the country. However, when we considered CARite, it was clear that they exemplified the next generation of independent dealers by leveraging several different solutions in our technology stack. CARite has come up with their own technology mix from our platform including CRM, desking and websites for maximum efficiency and superior customer follow up."

DealerSocket announced CARite as its Sigma award recipient for the independent market at this year's User Summit, held in San Antonio, Texas. CARite was recognized before an audience of more than 1,000 of its peers. This is the first year the Sigma award was distributed to DealerSocket's top performing dealerships in both the franchise and independent space.

About CARite

Founded in 2011, CARite is a growing network of branded car dealerships currently serving multiple locations across Michigan, Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. The company continues to expand nationally with an innovative approach to selling cars while wowing customers. CARite's mission is to provide customers with better cars, a better buying experience and peace of mind with every purchase. For more information, visit

About DealerSocket

DealerSocket is a leading automotive technology platform that helps dealerships in the United States, Canada, and Australia improve profitability through a fully integrated suite of marketing, sales, service, customer experience, DMS, websites, data mining, and inventory management solutions. Headquartered in San Clemente, Calif., DealerSocket employs more than 1,000 people, and serves more than 10,000 dealerships and 300,000 active users in the United States, Canada, and Australia. DealerSocket's advanced technology provides benchmarking data that paces the industry, and its insightful experts identify trends and develop strategic roadmaps that help dealers optimize processes and operate more profitably. Visit for more information.

Media Contact: Jessica Satterfield-Reyna, CARite, 972-841-1577,

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