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  1. Tips and Tactics for Converting Phone Ups to Appointments

    DDI5 Tips and Tactics for Converting Phone Ups to Appointments

    $298.00

    (Recorded Webinar)
    Presenter: Jerry Thibeau of Phone-Up Ninjas
    Original Air Date: September 30, 2010
    Program Length: 1 hour 25 minutes

    Dealerships spend a ton of money in an effort to get customers to raise their hands.  Many make their first contact with the dealership by telephone.  It’s absolutely no secret that the challenge is to get that prospect off of the phone and into the dealership.  Jerry Thibeau will offer a laundry list of tips and word tracks designed to bring the customer into the selling arena.  It’s your job to get them past their fears and insecurities, Jerry will provide you with proven processes to do just that.
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  2. Six Profit Leaks in New and Used Sales Departments

    DDJ2 Six Profit Leaks in New and Used Sales Departments - and How to Plug Them Right Now!

    $298.00

    (Recorded Webinar)
    Presenter: Steve Nickelsen of Nickelsen Partners
    Original Air Date: October 7, 2010
    Program Length: 1 hour 17 minutes

    If buying a car or truck is a complicated process, then selling one is even more so. Ordering, stocking, advertising, displaying, analyzing, financing, CSI surveys, compensating sales staff, keeping that same staff motivated and productive - all make for a very busy department - even when you are selling fewer units than you were a few years ago. Dealers who have survived the last couple of years really know how to squeeze a nickel and necessity has demanded that they find a few new ways to bring more profit to the bottom line. Steve Nickelsen of Nickelsen partners has had a front row seat through these tough times and has witnessed some creative methods for finding new ways to make money in the new and used vehicle departments. In this webinar Steve will highlight six often overlooked profit opportunities in your variable operations and how you can bring more money to the bottom line. Learn More
  3. Now Generation Car Shoppers Demand a New Generation Selling Process

    DDJ3 Now Generation Car Shoppers Demand a New Generation Selling Process

    $298.00

    (Recorded Webinar)
    Presenter: Mark Rikess of The Rikess Group
    Original Air Date: October 21, 2010
    Program Length: 1 hour 33 minutes

    Perhaps the Internet has changed everything - Customers are no longer in the dark about car prices. Online review sites give the disgruntled customer a megaphone to share their experiences with your dealership. Young educated sales staff prospects are shunning the old command and control showroom selling system. And the costs of running a traditional showroom process continue to climb while effectiveness wanes. So says, Mark Rikess of The Rikess Group. Mark with join us to discuss how and why so many dealers and dealer groups are taking action by changing the culture in their showrooms to a more transparent and open non-negotiation- based selling system. Case studies demonstrate the effectiveness of this approach - now it's up to brave dealers to be the catalyst for change in their showrooms. Mark will explain how successful non-negotiation selling dealers are taking the plunge and then making it work for all involved. Learn More
  4. DDK1 Facebook for Auto Dealers

    DDK1 Facebook for Auto Dealers

    $298.00

    (Recorded Webinar)
    Presenter: "Rock Star" Tim Martell, President and Founder of Wikimotive.net
    Original Air Date: November 4, 2010
    Program Length: 1 hour 35 minutes

    All dealers have been told they simply MUST have a social media presence - And Facebook is clearly the place to start. O.K. you say "How do I start?" "Just how complicated it this" "How much time does it take?" These questions and more will be answered on a Webinar on Nov 4th featuring Timothy Martel, of Wikimotive.net - the "rock-star of dealership social media." Tim will take you step-by-step through the process that will have you effectively marketing to your Facebook Fans in no time! You'll learn how to keep these fans coming back over and over - getting them hooked on your content. Tim will show you how to build a Facebook presence that results in a long list of fans and customers that repeatedly spend money in your dealership - just like he does for his dealership clients. Learn More
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    CR Best Practices: Dealership Cost Control & Expense Reduction

    $298.00

    (Manual - Available in Downloadable .PDF or Hard Copy Format)

    Car dealers are survivors. New vehicle sales may be slow for many, but this just seems to bring out the best in you and your fellow dealers.

    The retail car business is complex, and that provides you with more than one way to make money. And you're good at it.

    And in times like these, you also become "expense hounds" looking to maximize the profitability of every profit center by carefully controlling your costs - especially your overhead costs!

    Over the past two years we have written much on expense controls and have brought all of these reports together in one manual for your easy reference. See the topical chapter headings.

    Looking for new ways to fatten the bottom line - this report has 91 of them - just waiting for you to adapt and implement in your store. Learn More
  6. Best Practices: How the Smartest Dealers Thrive in a Down Market

    SD Best Practices: How the Smartest Dealers Thrive in a Down Market

    $298.00

    (Manual - Available in Downloadable .PDF or Hard Copy Format)

    The retail auto business has been in a prolonged slump for most new car dealers, but while some continue to struggle - others learn to thrive by adapting to new strategies and marketing goals.

    Cutting costs can be effective and is an important objective - but looking past what you can save - and on to what you can sell is the true measure of those who will win in 2007 and beyond.

    Our editors have written about many of these dealers and their "out-of-the-box" thinking over the past several years and we have organized their efforts in this important new guide. Learn More
  7. DealersEdge Benchmarks & Best Practices: Winning the Parts Management Numbers Game

    BMPN DealersEdge Benchmarks & Best Practices: Winning the Parts Management Numbers Game

    $298.00

    (Manual - Available in Downloadable .PDF or Hard Copy Format)

    DealersEdge Benchmarks & Best Practices: Winning the Parts Management Numbers Game

    Love 'em or hate 'em, numbers are a critical piece to the Parts management puzzle.
     
    Simply put, numbers are your detailed score card of what you're doing right and what you're doing wrong. Master the numbers game and your Parts department will consistently deliver solid profits. Misunderstand or ignore the numbers and your department, and your job, are in serious jeopardy.
    No matter where you are on the "numbers learning curve," you'll want to take a look at this just released guide — DealersEdge Benchmarks & Best Practices: Winning the Parts Management Numbers Game. 

    Discover practical ideas to help you:
    • Fine tune your DMS to produce more accurate reports
    • Spot profit opportunities in your financial statements
    • Improve off-the-shelf fill rates and level of service
    • Increase inventory turns and minimize obsolescense
    • Maximize ROI on the dealer's investment in inventory
    • Show your entire Parts team how their efforts affect the dealership's bottom line
    Find out how the magic of numbers management can help you squeeze thousands of additional profit dollars from your parts inventory. Discover:
    • How carefully reviewing financial statements helped one Parts Manager cut costs and increase gross profits by $50,000 a year
    • Proven strategies to improve forecasting on slow moving parts and reduce that idle capital
    • A systematic approach to uncovering and eliminating the root cause of parts obsolescence
    • Where to look when your physical inventory doesn't match what's on the books
    • Two commonly overlooked reports every Parts Manager should use as part of their inventory management routine
    • How properly using receipt codes can help you accuratelymeasure your purchasing performance
    • Techniques for winning the debate over how to handle parts costs on vehicle reconditioning
    • Mike Nicholes' ten question inventory management quiz
    • An exercise guaranteed to help you recapture lost sales postings
    • The 12 most important aspects to parts department management from Lloyd Schiller
    If you're not already convinced, consider this... If the guide helps you better understand even one or two key concepts of Parts management by the numbers then your investment will be returned many times over. Learn More
  8. Professional Inventory Management

    BMMN Professional Inventory Management

    $298.00

    (Manual - Available in Downloadable .PDF or Hard Copy Format)

    This latest publication by Mike Nicholes of Mike Nicholes Capital Management, Inc., contains the latest and most up-to-date guidelines and methodologies for helping the parts department fulfill its #1 mandate: Satisfying technician demand in the service department.

    The Mike Nicholes name and Professional Inventory Management have been synonymous for over 30 years. This manual, is the "must have" guide for any auto dealership parts manager serious about maintaining and improving their inventory management skills.
    Used in Mike's seminars, this manual (and its preceding edition) is valued by parts managers representing every manufacturer. And for anyone who has attended Mike's live seminar sessions, you know that this book is a valued resource, an important instructional, as well as a useful reference guide.

    Special Section on ASR - Automatic Stock Replenishment (GM dealerships read RIM) - and its impact on dealership parts managers and effective inventory controls. This is a "must read" for everyone currently experiencing this quickly evolving change in philosophy. It is important as well for every other parts manager as more and more OEMs are considering similar systems. These new replenishment systems represent the future of inventory management and the sooner you understand and master them the better.

    Auto Dealership Part Management - A Detailed Numbers Game
    That just could be an obvious overstatement - analysis of the stats and reports generated through your DMS and other sources - that is how truly professional parts managers put themselves head and shoulders above their peers. In this manual, Mike Nicholes will demonstrate the strategies, measurements and analysis that can help any parts manager - rookie or seasoned pro. Master the inventory and produce higher bottom line profits. He will demonstrate how simple-to-apply principles of inventory management and analysis of your stats can help you identify and solve hidden inventory problems!

    Simply an "essential tool" for all dealership parts managers! Mike is a genius of parts inventory management. He likes to say that it is not rocket science, but it does take knowledge and understanding - the knowledge and understanding that he communicates very clearly in this manual. Learn More
  9. DealersEdge Comprehensive Parts Department Answer-Guide: Practical Solutions to Today's Most Common Parts Department Challenges

    BMPA DealersEdge Comprehensive Parts Department Answer-Guide: Practical Solutions to Today's Most Common Parts Department Challenges

    $298.00

    from the editors of DealersEdge Parts Manager... 

    DealersEdge Comprehensive
    Parts Department Answer-Guide:
    Practical Solutions to Today's Most Common Parts Department Challenges

    In one resource DealersEdge has combined the answers to nearly every common problem you're likely to encounter in a dealership Parts department. It's an all-in-one, quick answer book to the many challenges we face everyday. The big and small are all tackled in an easy-to-reference Q&A format that's guaranteed to save you time and headaches.

    DealersEdge Comprehensive Parts Department Answer-Guide covers it all - from complex inventory control issues to even the most mundane aspects of the parts management, like pricing and controlling key-cutting services.
    
You'll also learn management techniques like:
    • Building a system to help you write the perfect purchase order every time
    • Managing people - dealing with late employees and other trouble-makers
    • Inter-department turmoil - What to do when service starts taking parts off RO's
    • How days supply can tell you a lot but still be leading you down the wrong path
    • Putting an end to forced inventory because of special ordered parts
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  10. Mastering New-Age Parts Department Management - Chuck Hartlé's cutting edge solutions for better Parts Management in the 21st century

    BMPH Mastering New-Age Parts Department Management - Chuck Hartlé's cutting edge solutions for better Parts Management in the 21st century

    $298.00

    Mastering New-Age
    Parts Department Management
    Chuck Hartlé's cutting edge solutions for better Parts Management in the 21st century

    For the past decade we've had the pleasure of working with Chuck Hartlé, one of the most respected Parts experts in the business. As many of you know, Chuck is recognized as a founder of "new-age" Parts Management. His ideas go beyond traditional approaches to inventory control and focus on maximizing technology to improve Parts profits.
     

    The DealersEdge editors recently sat down with Chuck and asked him 50 of the toughest questions facing today's Parts Manager. His answers are compiled in an all new resource I think you'll find useful.

    A sneek peek at what you'll find in 120+ idea-packed pages:
    • Inventory Management - It All Starts Here
    • What should I really be looking at to measure parts department performance?
    • Is there a point of diminishing return when trying to fine tune parts inventory?
    • What's the perfect balance of "width" and "depth?"

    • Managment Matters - Parts, People & Profits
    • How can we get parts and service managers to work together more effectively?
    • Are fill rates and level of service performance really under the parts manager's control?
    • What do I do when the financial statement and management reports are at odds?

    • Source Accounting - Technological Solutions for Improving Parts Performance
    • Are there really innovative ways to free frozen capital in my parts inventory?
    • How do I deal with inventory fluctuations when dealing with multiple manufactures?
    • What is Source Matrixing and how can it help me?

    • System Set Up - What's in Your DMS Toolbox?
    • Should I trust the default settings on my system?
    • How do I download a stock order from my DMS?
    • What's the best way to use Price Escalator tables?

    • Building Your Wholesale Parts Business - Identifying Your Market Niche
    • Any suggestions for getting more sales from my existing wholesales parts customers?
    • What can I do to differentiate my wholesale business in a competitive market?
    • Is there any way to turn parts delivery from a cost center into a revenue center?

    • Controllng Obsolescence & Excess Inventory
    • What's the difference between excess and obsolete inventory?
    • How to I get rid of excess inventory without crushing my bottom line?
    • Can you give me a definition of "emergency" purchase that my staff will understand?

    • Nuts & Bolts - Chuck Hartlé on the Future of Dealership Parts Management
    • Do traditional parts return methods make sense?
    • How do I set up a bulk oil or tire program?
    • What is "stock netting" and will it help profits?
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