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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

Vehlo Acquires Rapid Recon and Velocity Automotive

Vehlo Acquires Rapid Recon and Velocity Automotive By bringing Rapid Recon and Velocity together, Vehlo is now the market leader in helping dealers connect their reconditioning-to-retail processes KNOXVILLE, TN – January 23, 2023 /PRNewswire/ Vehlo, a leading provider of software and financial solutions for the automotive repair

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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 communication in the recon department

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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 not connecting to what you expect.

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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 vehicle trade-ins, leaving dealers to

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IF IT’S NOT BROKEN, BREAK IT

Originally published in the November 2022 edition of AutoSuccess Online If It’s not Broken, Break It By Dennis McGinn I was pondering reality the other day. I realized that what we often understand as certainty is merely how ingrained our thinking has become toward something

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Why Honda of Downtown LA Switched Its Recon Software

Why Honda of Downtown LA Switched Its Recon Software By Jim Leman Originally published in the October 2022 edition of AutoSuccess Online “No room for error” summarizes used car operations at Honda of Downtown Los Angeles. Staff continues sharpening skills and creativity to source and

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Putting Cards on the Table With Used-Vehicle Shoppers

Putting Cards on the Table With Used-Vehicle Shoppers By Dennis McGinn Originally published in the October 2022 edition of WardsAuto More dealers are turning to used vehicles in the 5- to 7-year-old range, costing between $10,000 and $15,000. That leads to a logical question: How

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