Posted on April 1, 2019 at 10:28am 0 Comments 1 Like
Hidden profit opportunities exist throughout most dealerships. Whether those opportunities present themselves through service customers migrating to sales or sales customers that become service customers, all can lead to increased revenue and building relationships with your customers. Many dealers, however, don't incentivize those handoffs, so these episodes…Continue
Posted on March 21, 2019 at 10:23am 0 Comments 0 Likes
I realize that we’re all probably sick of hearing about the Takata airbag recalls. Take a deep breath because it’s not over yet! As faulty Takata airbags have caused one of the largest recalls in history, endangering millions of lives, most of us assumed that all the makes and models affected by the Takata recall had been identified and that their owners were…Continue
Posted on March 7, 2019 at 10:31am 0 Comments 2 Likes
In my last blog, Technicians are the Key to Dealerships’ Future, I discussed how the race to acquire technicians may just be outweighed by the difficult task of retaining the ones dealerships already employ.
Of course, as consumers keep…Continue
Posted on February 12, 2019 at 10:36am 0 Comments 0 Likes
Service departments account for and absorb most of a dealership’s losses in sales and fixed expenses. That is not going away anytime soon. With new car front-end grosses declining, most dealerships will increasingly rely on service business to, well, stay in business.
The problem isn’t a lack of service business, but a shortage of qualified…Continue
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