Recon Data Showing Improving Return to Pre-COVID Performance Levels

Recon Data Showing Improving Return to Pre-COVID Performance Levels PALO ALTO, CA, June 6, 2020 The used car operations of America’s franchised car dealerships continue to struggle with inventory replenishment during COVID, but data from Rapid Recon suggests dealers are getting those cars sale-ready more

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Selling Smartly Post Covid-19

As appearing in AutoSuccess magazine, June 2020 Selling Smartly Post Covid-19 By Dennis McGinn Most, if not all, dealers reduced headcount in response to COVID-19-driven business weakness. One Ford store reduced its headcount from 140 to 60. Such staff cuts might seem a bit drastic,

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How Car Dealer Paperwork Can Gum Up Reconditioning Process

As appearing in WardsAuto, June 15, 2020 Car Dealer Paperwork Can Gum Up Reconditioning Process Risks increase when vehicles are spot-delivered and then finance is slow in submitting loan paperwork, or there’s ex-spouse-signature trouble. By Jim Leman PALO ALTO, CA, June 15, 2020 A best

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COVID-19 Press Release

Rapid Recon Expands Online Training Capabilities, Suspends Onsite Customer Training Due to Coronavirus. Rapid Recon, the nation’s most extensive vehicle reconditioning technology company, announced today the temporary suspension of onsite training and the expansion of its online training program. Both decisions help address health concerns for dealership customer personnel and Rapid Recon employees, due to COVID-19 pandemic travel concerns.

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With this Sales Advantage, Everyone’s a Top Performer

As appearing in AutoSuccess magazine, March 2020 With this Sales Advantage, Everyone’s a Top Performer By Dennis McGinn No one yet knows the lasting impact of recent events on dealership operations. What we do know is that people will still need reliable transportation. One casualty

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Recon T2L Is Driving Leads and Improving Close Rates

As Appearing in AutoSuccess magazine, February 2020 Recon T2L Is Driving Leads and Improving Close Rates By Dennis McGinn, CEO, Rapid Recon How much money does your dealership shell out to purchase leads and otherwise drive sales traffic? According to NADA, dealers spent $4.47 billion

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Recon T2L Is Driving Leads and Improving Close Rates

As Appearing in AutoSuccess magazine, January 2020 Recon T2L Is Driving Leads and Improving Close Rates By Dennis McGinn, CEO, Rapid Recon How much money does your dealership shell out to purchase leads and otherwise drive sales traffic? According to NADA, dealers spent $4.47 billion

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More Ways to Drive Cost Out of Recon

The most direct path to better used-car gross margin is through well-ordered reconditioning. Ordered reconditioning means management practices five disciplines for driving time, delay, friction and waste from this engine of used-car profitability. Practicing these disciplines consistently helps get cars through recon in hours, not days. The common thread shared by these disciplines is measurability. As management guru Peter Drucker famously once said, “What gets measured gets managed.”

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Two-Ingredient Recipe for Used Car Success

Used car profitability expert Jasen Rice helps dealers distill an ocean of inventory stocking and pricing data down to the basics needed to increase turn and margin. Recon evangelist Dennis McGinn preaches faster time-to-line disciplines, so cars hit the sales line fresher so they can sell more quickly for better margin.

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