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Is Your GM the Right GM for Your Bottom Line?

By Dennis McGinn from AutoSuccess

​Lots of folks suit up to look the part. Unless the general manager of your dealership looks the part and plays that role hard, though, with passion and an enduring commitment to excellence, your dealership will not be great.

GMs fill big shoes. They cover a lot of acreage in their…

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Added by Jim Leman on June 16, 2017 at 3:35pm — No Comments

Recession Proof Your Store and Recapture Lost Business Quickly

By Ryan Williams, President, Fidelis PPM

When a business fails, failure is rarely sudden. A post-mortem will usually uncover when and where the first rust of failure set in.

Take for example, the case of a failed mainline…

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Added by Jim Leman on May 16, 2017 at 11:18am — No Comments

At NADA ’17, Rapid Recon to Announce ‘Group Reporting’ for Comparing Time-to-Market Recon Results across Multiple Dealership Rooftops

PALO ALTO, CA, January 19, 2017 – Rapid Recon, the undisputed leader in Time-to-Market Workflow™ software and reconditioning center transformation, will reveal its powerful reconditioning management tool, Group Reporting, at NADA ’17 in New Orleans next week. …

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Added by Jim Leman on January 19, 2017 at 11:23am — No Comments

Dealerships Vulnerable to Hack Attacks

by Jim Leman, Dec. 31, 2014 - Wards Dealer Business

Malware can steal customer social security numbers from finance and insurance department computers.

With malware known as Keylogger placed into a finance and insurance computer by a hacker, a cyberthief may capture every social security…

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Added by Jim Leman on January 5, 2015 at 12:02pm — 3 Comments

Background Checks Leave Much to Be Desired

In ban the box states, an employer can no longer ask a job application about his or her prior (or presumed ongoing) criminal history.

Without the ability now to ask about criminal history, the applicant you hire might be a big risk, to you, your employees and your customers.

Today, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and many states, and even municipal governments view the use of background checks as an unfair hurdle to those with prior…

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Added by Jim Leman on December 15, 2014 at 5:36pm — No Comments

Automotive Compliance Consultants to Help Auto Dealers Avoid Pitfalls to Secure F&I Compliance via DealersEdge Webinar

CRYSTAL LAKE, IL, Oct. 15, 2013 – Automotive Compliance Consultants said today that given the era’s new focus on F&I practices, its DealersEdge webinar Oct. 24 is designed to provide auto dealers with tips for ensuring compliant F&I…

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Added by Jim Leman on October 15, 2013 at 10:49am — No Comments

How Clean are Your Warranty Processes?

For sure, no dealership manages and maintains its warranty claims process as cleanly and thoroughly as they should, but given the nature of the job, probably the best they can.

 

Still, because processing warranties correctly requires diligence to warranty claim integrity by so many people in fixed operations, the devil can too easily hide in the details. When this particular devil’s left unchecked, the result can be costly to the dealership.

 

According to a new…

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Added by Jim Leman on June 11, 2012 at 3:22pm — No Comments

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Your 2018 Budget: Volume and Gross Budgeting for Sales

Posted by Ujj Nath on December 13, 2017 at 9:44am 0 Comments

How is your budget shaping up for 2018? Having fun yet?…

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Broad Market Declines Across Segments

Posted by Black Book on December 12, 2017 at 3:41pm 0 Comments

Welcome to this week's edition of Black Book Market Insights, with in-depth analysis of used car and truck valuation trends and insights straight from the auction lanes. …
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BLACK BOOK DATA SHOWS VEHICLE VALUES FALLING SLIGHTLY ENTERING DECEMBER

Posted by Black Book on December 12, 2017 at 3:40pm 0 Comments

According to Black Book® data, the average price of a used vehicle for model years 2012-2016 depreciated in value by -2.2%. Cars overall dropped -2.6% and trucks decreased -1.8% in value during…
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BIGGEST MISPERCEPTION WHEN SHOPPING FOR AN END-OF-YEAR CAR LEASE: OUTGOING MODEL YEAR IS CHEAPER

Posted by John Sternal on December 12, 2017 at 3:37pm 0 Comments

Conventional wisdom among many end-of-year car shoppers is to choose the outgoing model year in order to save a few dollars. However, an analysis by nationwide car lease marketplace, Swapalease.com, shows consumers can often…
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