Dealership operations can often be a big ship with a small rudder. With all this movement in the technology revolution, what does it take to change course? The answer depends upon the lens through which you view technology, change, and what is happening in the industry. When implementing technology, or deciding whether to so, do you see such decisions as ornamental or … [Read more...] about Digitize Your Dealership Operations Now to Be Ready for 2020—and Beyond
In 2007, in the award-winning film about entrepreneurialism and greed There Will Be Blood, actor Daniel Day-Lewis earned an Academy Award for his menacing portrayal of oil prospector Daniel Plainview. In a pivotal scene, Plainview describes how he uses diagonal drilling—comparing it to angling a drinking straw from his claim underground to his competitors’ to drain away … [Read more...] about Fintechs: Are They Creating New Revenue Streams, or Siphoning Existing Ones?
The term gig economy is not just one you hear millennials use; it’s a continuously growing workforce of independent contractors who value flexibility over what used to be referred to as a steady job. The term gig economy arose from the idea that musicians are paid per gig, but encompasses far more industries than just music. Studies indicate that by 2020, nearly 40% of the … [Read more...] about In Today’s Gig Economy, Are You Classifying Dealer-Trade Drivers Correctly?
Credit union lending’s prevailing strength is filling the profit sail for increasing numbers of auto dealers. Data shows credit unions provide aggressively competitive rates that ensure deals with deep product penetration, and have little cancellation risk. Credit unions have become a valued partner for dealers, providing excellent locations to go to get paper bought, and … [Read more...] about Why Dealers Are Riding High on the Credit Union Wave
Dallas — August 21, 2018 — StoneEagle announced today that Toyota Financial Services will use StoneEagle’s SEcureAdmin enterprise administration system to power the iBook e-Rating dealer portal for its North American dealers. The SEcureAdmin platform features a powerful rules engine which simplifies the complexity of business logic and criteria to quickly display the … [Read more...] about StoneEagle’s SEcureAdmin Platform to Power Toyota Financial Services iBook Dealer Portal