http://www.ncm20.com/NCMi/subscribe-its-all-about-the-numbers.htmlIn this day and age, it's more…Continue
If you answered “No” to either of these questions, consider enrolling in one (or both)of the November classes in Used Vehicle Management, offered and presented byNCM Institute. For details, call…Continue
Summer in Kansas City is the time to smoke, grill and barbecue. The other day I was putting together my special rib sauce and it occurred to me that cooking is a lot like managing. Cooking when you have a great recipe is a lot easier – and the results are consistently better if you’re…Continue
This article was written by Steve Hall of the NCM Institute Center for Automotive Retail Excellence.
Have you ever thought about what keeps you from becoming the best you can be? Hopefully, not only have you thought about this in the past, but you think about it on a regular basis. Though this thought…Continue
This article was written by Bob Sloan and was originally published on the NCM Institute Up to Speed blog.
Car count is one of the primary metrics for measuring growth in the service department. An increase usually leads to additional shop hours produced and gross profit. A decrease is a call to action to determine the cause(s) as well as develop a plan to…Continue
As the great recession started to unfold in 2008 and 2009, gasoline prices rose above four dollars a gallon, the banking and housing industry began to collapse, unemployment rose and auto sales fell off the charts. Those dealerships that came…Continue