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How to Achieve a Successful Digital Transformation in Your Service Department

As technology evolves and reshapes the way we do business, it’s increasingly important for dealers to adapt and embrace digital tools to stay competitive. However, digital transformation is not just about incorporating new technology into existing processes – it’s about redesigning how we work. To gain insight into this process, this blog post leverages insights […]
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Celebrating Women in Dealerships: Inspiring Success Stories and Advice

Despite progress being made toward greater gender equality in the workforce, it’s no secret that there aren’t very many women working in dealerships. But that hasn’t stopped women from choosing to pursue careers within dealerships – nor should it. From service writers to Chief Financial Officers, women are thriving in different roles within dealerships and […]
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DMS vs. ERP: Which Solution is Right for Your Dealership?

Chances are your dealership has become more discerning with how, where and when to invest in advanced technology solutions designed to increase business efficiency. As companies are asked to do more with less, having a versatile, scalable business management system that meets the specific needs of your dealership is critical. Can you afford to expect […]

How Farm Equipment Dealers Use Software to Manage Their Business

Technology has expanded into every nook, cranny, and corner of our lives more than ever before. The farm equipment industry is no different. Older methods that may have worked for dealers to keep track of and manage different departments are becoming outdated and costly. Farm equipment dealers are adapting to trends in the agriculture industry […]

Daily, Weekly and Monthly Checklist for Dealership Parts Managers [Word Doc]

When your parts department is running like a well-oiled machine, everything else runs that much smoother too.   In any given day, Parts Managers may need to:   Monitor daily numbers in your DMS Parts Manager    Run daily reports  Review Special Order Requests from Service Department  Review open tickets  Check if parts are being received in a […]

Key Metrics Every Dealer Should Track to Stay Profitable [PDF]

How good are you at measuring your business performance? Even though businesses are all about numbers, numbers only mean something when placed within proper  context.   It’s important to track the right metrics and to track trends, so that you can focus your decision-making on things that will really move the needle.   We’ve compiled a […]
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Daily, Weekly and Monthly Checklist for Dealership Controllers [Word Doc]

We know that there’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes of a dealership, especially when it comes to accounting GL transactions, updating bank deposits, reconciling accounts…those are just some of the day-to-day operations of a Controller.   Afterall, keeping clean and consistent records of your dealership’s financials will give you greater clarity into […]

On-Demand Webinar: Why and How Hackers Hack, and How to Best Defend Yourself

Have you or someone you know been a victim of a ransomware attack? According to Forbes, ransomware attacks increased by 50% in the last year. What can you do to safeguard your dealership against cybersecurity breaches? Doing a few things better will significantly improve your odds of stopping an attack. You will learn: The best […]
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Monthly and Daily Checklist for Dealership Service Managers [Download]

Dealership service departments are busier than ever.   In one day alone, a Service Manager needs to:  Morning meeting with Technicians to identify challenges   Review Service Manager EOD Reports   Review Technician Time Reports (printed at EOD)  Open and process all work orders, have ready for tech assignment  Verify and close all completed work orders  Create job […]

Checklist for Dealership Owners and GMs [Word Doc]

When you feel like you have a handle on your responsibilities, your team feels it too. After working with hundreds of dealers over the last 40 years, we’ve put together a list of responsibilities and tasks that most dealership owners and GMs need to complete daily and week-over-week. This checklist is customizable and will help […]