If you ever travel south down the I-95 corridor, you will see a series of billboards. Mile after mile, humorous hand-painted, cartoony signs tell you about shopping, food, games, rides, and fireworks you can buy at a particular “wonder of the world.” These billboards count down the miles until you
It used to be once every few days my email inbox received advertisements for digital this or that dealers must have. Now it’s inundated with them multiple times a day. Aren’t you also increasingly aware of how the march of innovation is stepping forward faster than ever? Not all innovation
Appraisals aren’t just a number, they’re an at-bat opportunity. With so many available choices in wholesale and trade appraisal solutions, how do dealers know which tool will give their dealership the most of each appraisal opportunity? Learn about the differences in valuation approach can help you make the most
As you already know, consumers’ buying behaviors are evolving. Not only are more transactions than ever being initiated online, but now, some companies are promising a complete online transaction. You may wonder how your brick-and-mortar dealership will compete with the latest technologies that offer a fully automated, consumer-driven online transaction.
Your dealership may have what many employers deem to be a reasonable policy for all employees: a zero-tolerance drug policy. You likely test all new personnel before they’re hired, as well as employees who are involved in incidents resulting in injury. You may also conduct random testing. This policy is
In the context of compliance and credit reporting, I speak with controllers and general managers of dealerships every day. The majority of controllers want to know how they can cut costs in these areas without reducing their finance department’s productivity. Therefore, this article presents a scenario, then suggests a few
Used Car Valuation Difference | Download Learn about an exciting and totally different approach from many new online valuation and wholesale tools to use for used car valuation in this “Q&A You Need to Know” by The Appraisal Lane (TAL) . Download this White Paper for FREE by completing the
Since 2013, eLEND Solutions’ annual survey has examined the disconnect between actual start-to-finish purchase transaction times and what dealers believe is the “ideal” time consumers should spend in a dealership buying a car. This year, the disconnect has diminished somewhat versus the previous year, with transaction times showing a marked
The modern sales funnel has created an exciting new opportunity for auto retailers to grow their aftermarket product penetration and profitability. The strategy involves “seeding” desire for aftermarket solutions at the many touch points a customer interacts with to buy a vehicle: online, in the media, and at the dealership.