Chicago Yacht Works signs with PierVantage

Chicago Yacht Works Rob Pic (1)CorVant, LLC, makers of PierVantage, the cloud based business management solution for the marine industry, is pleased to announce Chicago Yacht Works selected PierVantage for Boatyards to help them manage their growing marine business. Chicago Yacht Works is a prominent marine business that sits on the South Branch of the Chicago River and offers its customers over 600 feet of river frontage and eight heated buildings.

Chicago Yacht Works joins other highly respected boat yards, such as Front Street Shipyard in Maine, Derecktor Shipyard in New York, Philbrook’s Boatyard in Sidney, British Columbia, Diversified Yacht Services in Fort Myers, Florida, and Zimmerman Marine in MD/VA/NC, in their choice to use PierVantage. PierVantage helps overcome key business challenges, such as accurately tracking true costs associated with each project and managing the just-in-time inventory purchasing process.

“Chicago Yacht Works is very excited to integrate several separate software systems into one solution ~ PierVantage,” said Rob Hannah, owner of Chicago Yacht Works. “We have been very impressed with PierVantage’s capabilities, particularly for management of our service operations. The ability to have single-step functionality for estimating, parts ordering, and generation of work orders will save us time and money. Most importantly, this conversion will enable us to better serve our customers by improving our timing, accuracy and overall customer service experience. PierVantage will improve our core Sales, Service and Storage operations, as well as our educational and rental programs,” said Hannah.

“Our team is excited to work with Rob and the Chicago Yacht Works crew to implement PierVantage for Boatyards,” said Greg Miller, Director of Operations for CorVant, creators of PierVantage. “We have been looking to increase our presence with a progressive, prominent marine business in the Great Lakes Region and Chicago Yacht Works affords us this opportunity,” commented Miller.

As the marine industry gains momentum, the PierVantage team continues to see a growing demand for a business management solution that is easy to implement and easy to use, backed by a team that delivers on its promises.

PierVantage is the leading cloud based business management solution designed specifically for the marine industry. Boat Yards use PierVantage to simplify job estimation, work management and invoicing, reduce their inventory carrying costs and increase the efficiency and profitability of their operation. Cloud based means the solution is easy to implement, offers tremendous reliability and security compared to on-premise systems and future upgrades are FREE and require no effort on your part. The solution is backed by a highly responsive and knowledgeable support team. Embrace change by upgrading to PierVantage and enjoy the freedom and convenience of accessing your business anywhere, anytime.

PierVantage for Boatyards gives you the features and functionality you need to do what you do best – make boats work.

For more information on how PierVantage can help your business, please visit us at or call 877.267.7172.

About CorVant, LLC
CorVant, LLC,, is working with small service businesses and suppliers to develop comprehensive business management solutions that lower costs and improve customer service and satisfaction. The company’s team of information technology experts developed PierVantage™, the first and only integrated boatyard management solution available as a SaaS offering, and FulVantage™, a cutting edge web-based e-business solution for wholesalers and distributors.