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A Big Miss with Big Risk

A Big Miss with Big Risk

In conversation with Dan Anton, the on-site lead for our Recon Edge customer performance service, he coined the term, Demand-Focused Recon to describe a discipline used by serious practitioners of strategic time-to-line (T2L) reconditioning.
Beyond the Transaction: Recon execs talk 2023 industry trends, challenges

Beyond the Transaction: Recon execs talk 2023 industry trends, challenges

Beyond the Transaction: Recon execs talk 2023 industry trends, challenges By Sarah Rubenoff, Auto Remarketing Times are changing. That’s true for the entire auto industry. And it’s no different for the reconditioning segment. Auto Remarketing spoke with a collection of recon
Beyond the Transaction: Labor shortage still challenges reconditioning segment

Beyond the Transaction: Labor shortage still challenges reconditioning segment

Beyond the Transaction: Labor shortage still challenges reconditioning segment By Sarah Rubenoff, Auto Remarketing Most industries today have felt the pains of an across-the-board labor shortage after the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on industries across the board. The labor shortage
The Need for Rapid Auto Recon

The Need for Rapid Auto Recon

The Need for Rapid Auto Recon Once dealers own used vehicles, time is of the essence. But the recon process at most retail centers isn't built for speed. By Ronnie Wendt, Auto Dealer Today Automotive reconditioning gets a used vehicle ready
Rohrman Auto Group Perfects the Connection To Launch

Rohrman Auto Group Perfects the Connection To Launch

Rohrman Auto Group Perfects the Connection To Launch Originally published in the March 2023 Dealer Service supplement to AutoSuccess Online When he installed reconditioning software in the stores he manages for Rohrman Auto Group, Director of Chicago North Operations Bob Wolf had
The New Rule of Fixed Ops

The New Rule of Fixed Ops

The New Rule of Fixed Ops By Dennis McGinn Originally published in the February 2023 edition of AutoSuccess How ready are you for the dominion of fixed ops as the savior of automotive retail? Some will argue that it has always
A More Profitable View of Recon in '23

A More Profitable View of Recon in ’23

A More Profitable View of Recon in '23 By Dennis McGinn Originally published in the January 2023 edition of AutoSuccess Online As we enter our 13th year as a vehicle reconditioning software company, we’re leading 2023 with a goal to make
100% Certain in 2023

100% Certain in 2023

100% Certain in 2023 By Dennis McGinn Originally published in the December 2022 edition of AutoSuccess If you practice management-by-number in your stores and yet don’t know with 100 percent certainty what your reconditioning times, costs, and opportunities are, you’re
Tackling Used-Car Challenges

Tackling Used-Car Challenges

Automotive News – November 2022 Tackling Used-Car Challenges New and innovative strategies that are helping dealers navigate the used-car shortage By Dennis McGinn & Cam Hitchcock As new-car sales dropped during the last year due to supply-chain disruptions, so did

Guest Commentary: How to Build Trust With Vehicle Buyers

Automotive News – September 2022 Guest Commentary: How to Build Trust With Vehicle Buyers How can dealers build trust with customers when so much of the vehicle shopping process has moved online? By Dennis McGinn How can dealers build trust with customers when so much

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OpenRoad Auto Group Follows The Facts to the Money

AutoSuccess Magazine – September 1, 2022 OpenRoad Auto Group Follows The Facts to the Money By Jim Leman Originally published in the September 2022 Dealer Service supplement to AutoSuccess Magazine OpenRoad Auto Group is the largest-volume automotive retail group in British Columbia, Canada. Since 2000,

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Stand By Your Recon Heroes

Stand By Your Recon Heroes By Dennis McGinn Originally published in the August 2022 edition of AutoSuccess How you recondition your cars, including the methodology you adopt, the metrics you measure, and the discipline of your recon team, affects so much of your business, including:

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Sober Scalability and Truthful Transparency – Rapid Recon

AutoSuccess Magazine – May, 2022 Sober Scalability and Truthful Transparency By Dennis McGinn If you are shopping for vehicle reconditioning software, it should be easy for you to understand the product’s core benefits, features, and advantages. No one should have to acquire more power or

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