Developing Rapport Between Your Body Shop & Parts Department
Many parts managers enjoy a less than congenial relationship with their body shop managers. It’s a little like a marriage gone bad and can be difficult to pinpoint the responsibility each party has in the demise of the relationship.
Helping Auto Dealers Triple Their Profits
With the amount of changes taking place in dealerships today and the speed in which they are happening, ask yourself the following questions: Is your dealership like all the others, with shrinking new car margins? Are your pre-owned margins also slipping?
Are Your Expenses Really Too High?
Your service advisors are the key to making that happen so prepare your recruiting plan, avoid hiring someone else’s underachiever, recruit non-automotive with no bad habits, invest in their training and watch your net profits soar to record levels.
Dealers Earn Record Profits in 2018 — Fake News or the Real Deal?
Let’s make 2019 a record year for profits in your dealership. The opportunity is in your service department right now as you’re reading this blog. Now go out there with your new attitude and make some money! You deserve it!
How to Use Front-End Ideas to Get Back-End Results
Inspect what you expect by using Daily Performance Evaluations of your service advisors’ sales productivity. Set realistic goals for them, coach them daily and get them professionally trained on how to be a salesperson (advisor).
Spectra Premium Released 180 New Products in August, Including 11 New CAPA-Certified Radiators
Spectra Premium cooling fan assemblies benefit from four layers of protection against over-voltage, overloading, short-circuits and high temperature.
ActivEngage Partners with Parts and Accessories Data Provider Auto Parts Kit
With seamless access to Auto Parts Kit’s robust API integrated within the ActivEngage chat software, ActivEngage chat specialists can now display pricing, images and related parts to customers within chat conversations.
Boost Your Express Service Lane Performance
You might not make a profit on the services, but the convenience and goodwill they generate for your customers and the upsell opportunities they present should make them a profitable enterprise for your dealership.
It’s Cheaper To Keep Those Customers!
Now is the time to evaluate your service and parts marketing strategy for your existing customers. They are waiting for you with open arms. Let them know how much you appreciate their business and give them reasons to come back. It’s cheaper to keep them!
The Art of Selling
If you are willing to commit to training your entire fixed operations team how to effectively communicate with every customer on every phone call and at every visit you are well on your way toward creating a culture of salesmanship within your entire organization, including fixed operations.
JohnDow Launches Automotive Service Parts & Storage Solution
Designed to hold up to 12 different assortments of the most popular service parts. The space-saving and compact design efficiently fits in the service area, keeping parts easy to access and organized.
How Do Your Service Advisors Measure Up?
Would you agree that you can’t “save your way to increased profitability?” If so, then why are so many dealers still missing out on earning the gross profits they deserve? The answer is … people!