How Dealership Groups Manage Time-to-Market

Workflow technology measures and manages, in real-time, every step of the process, from purchase or trade to front-line ready or funded, so your employees are individually accountable. In addition, it is flexible enough to change quickly for any process or people changes. The following three

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Reconditioning Time-to-Market

Time to market (TTM) is the monthly average time from purchase or trade to the time sales are funded. You can think about it as the average time your cash is invested until it can be reinvested. Most dealerships begin with the logical subset of

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Recon Workflow From Purchase or Trade to Deal Funded

The deal is not done until it’s “metal over the curb.” Ever heard about a sale where the “stips”
were not satisfied after multiple attempts with lenders but the trade was already sold? With all the market pressure to continually improve turns, this can — and

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Continuous Process Improvement in Recon

Over the last 36 months, we have grappled with the question of why some dealerships, with known difficulties in reconditioning, still hang-on to their old processes. Two reasons keep popping up: a fear or risk of “rocking the boat,” and the idea that “everything is

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Dialing In Used Car Turns

The automated software tools associated with Dial A and Dial C are data rich and have been responsible for a majority of dealers to forgo their own “gut feel” on which cars to acquire
by converting to a sophisticated inventory management solution from either vAuto, AAX

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Does Your 2013 Business Plan Include Used Car Turns or Lowering Average Reconditioning Expense?

2011 and 2012 were breakthrough years for dealers installing real-time reconditioning workflow advances. Similar technology
has been successfully implemented in the manufacturing sector, including automotive, to simultaneously reduce cost and improve quality and flexibility, while also increasing volume. Automated workflow management in reconditioning includes the integration

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