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Dennis McGinn is founder and CEO of Rapid Recon, (www.rapidrecon.com) the industry’s most advanced time-to-market workflow tool for auto dealership reconditioning and used car departments. Read more reconditioning best practices in his latest book, RECON T2L, The Starting Line for Reversing Margin Compression. Visit www.rapidrecon.com
recon

The Economic Facts for Automated Recon

Dialing in your recon processes to a three-to-five-day time to line (T2L) turnaround is like making money. In fact, it is about making money...
accountability

Groups Applying T2L Metrics Bring Accountability, Cost Control and Speed to Recon

Whether it operates three rooftops or 300, a dealership group is a unique animal. Each store within the group presents its own distinctive management...
mind the gap

‘Mind the Gap’ Between Acquisition and Retail Ready

For 50 years, loudspeakers in London subways have cautioned riders to watch their step when boarding and de-boarding. This omnipresent “Mind the Gap” alert...
fixed operations

Fixed-Ops’ Slant on Reconditioning

If a car dealership has a punching bag for frustration, it’s Fixed Operations. So much happens under the Fixed Operations umbrella critical to vehicle...
interview

Interview Red Flags: What to Look for When Interviewing Potential Employees

According to the job search website Indeed.com, the average annual earning of a car salesperson in the U.S. was around $68,000 including all bonuses. ...
dealers

The New Normal: Turning Good Dealers Into Great Dealers

Going from good to great requires building a customer-centric dealership organization.  Customer-centricity is a requirement for the New Normal, which is critical to improving...
video advertisingvideo

Is Your Dealership Using Video Advertising to Its Full Potential?

Joining us today to discuss how dealers can better incorporate video into their marketing strategies, is Jon Torrey, Product Manager of Video Advertising at...
service

Retain Service Customers with Every R.O.

We probably all agree that the goal of the dealership service department should be to: A) generate profit, and B) deliver an experience that...
lease

Ways to Pitch a Lease

Lots of dealers are able to sell a car at full MSRP when selling a lease. Many consumers don’t think about negotiating the purchase...

Do You Have Your “E’s” Turned Up Today?

 Do you have your "E's" turned up today? Bring your enthusiasm, excitement, energy and experience into the dealership and watch what happens. Hear how...

Moving Smoothly From Greeting the Customer

The first impression your customer has on you can make or break the deal. On this week's episode of On the Mark, Mark Tewart...

Customer Relationship Management

On this week's Kain & Company, David talks about customer relationship management and CRM culture.

How to Evaluate The Value of Your Third-Party Classified Partner

Do auto dealers need third-party classified marketplaces? Brian Pasch discusses how you can evaluate the value of your third-party classified partner on today's episode...