A recent article in Automotive News showcased how the overall market for DMS software is in flux with disrupters cracking the decades-old duopoly of CDK and Reynolds and Reynolds. NADA 2021 proved the point with as many as 20 companies exhibiting DMS software. If you’re one of the many dealerships who recently signed with a new provider, you’re going to need to buckle up.
The phones are ringing off the hook. Your door is closed yet people keep pouring in. You have sales managers asking for their commissions, management wanting the final numbers for the month, a floorplan needing reconciled, and the statement still hasn’t been uploaded to the manufacturer.
I get it – I’ve been there. The dealership month-end…Continue
Electronic document storage is now becoming the rule rather than the exception at many dealerships – and for good reason! The benefits are far reaching: from enabling easier audits to ditching jam-packed filing cabinets.
Yet as with any big change, there are speed bumps. The biggest obstacle is the lack of an official dealership scanning process.
Too often, this job is seen as simply clerical and assigned to a $10 an hour temp or piggy-backed onto the…Continue
Cyberattacks are becoming a common problem and lost productivity due to a cyberattack is a huge blow to any business. Here at One View, we are aware of at least 5 dealer groups in just the last six months that were impacted by cyberattacks. One group with 25 stores and over $80 million in annual revenue lost all access to their computer network for over a week.
Dealers think in terms of revenue and productivity time. With 72 working hours in a week and $80 million in annual…Continue