Should Car Dealers be Flexible?

Webster’s Dictionary defines flexible as “Willing or disposed to yield; pliable”. For a used car dealer, just like any other business, sometimes people can misunderstand what being flexible really means. As an independent used car dealer, it does not mean that you shouldn’t have a point of view. Nor does it mean there should be no process in place. It certainly does not mean to negate your desire to always be improving in all areas of your business. Which most definitely may include revenue, increasing the size of your business, as well as improving the quality and amount of your online reviews. What the word “flexible” really means, is…

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4 Needs of RV Dealer Software

RV Dealer software is difficult to find. There are specific needs for the average RV dealer. Here are the main four tools that every RV dealer needs. All of these features are contained in the industry leading software for RV Dealers, DealerClick. Desking and Sales Tools Provides powerful selling tools to close deals and print contracts Includes a comprehensive Menu Selling System CRM – Customer Relationship Management Keeps track of your relationships with present and future customers. Parts & Service Tools Allows customer, dealer, warranty(s) and insurance pay codes on the same service order. Displays Supplier Catalogs for easy part selection. Bar Code Scanner to track technician productivity…

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Top 5 Challenges to Grow Service Profits

Top 5 Challenges to Grow Service Profits To grow profits in today’s automotive environment, many auto dealers are focusing on growing service department revenue. DealerClick Parts and Services program gives you the tools to achieve your goals. In addition, achieving this goal presents a number of challenges, including: 1) Declining new vehicle sales volumes NADA predicts 2018 new-vehicle sales of 16.7 million units, down 2.3% from 2017. That’s not a huge decline, but new vehicle sales also face stiff competition from a glut of off-lease and used vehicles. Fewer new car sales means less future warranty work. 2) Higher quality vehicles Available work per unit is declining as…

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Are you using the DealerClick app?

Imagine running your entire auto dealership from the palm of your hand? Okay, you can stop imagining! DealerClick is transforming it’s popular mobile inventory app into a full DMS system. For the first time ever, auto dealers will have the ability to enter vehicles, enter customers, build deals, print paperwork, and manage reports from a mobile application. In case you are not already familiar with the mobile inventory app and its current features, here is a breakdown of some of the main benefits and features:   Inventory: scan and decode VINs, manage appraisals, pull book values, pull Carfax/AutoCheck reports, edit details, take pictures, send to advertising sites. Leads:…

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How do I Get More Lenders?

How do I Get More Lenders? Many auto dealers today are in need of more lenders. The more lenders you have the better the chances of getting the best rate for your customer. Better rates and more choices mean more qualified customers. More customers mean more revenue. So the question is, how do you get more lenders to work with your dealership? That’s where the new partnership between DealerClick and the FundCars Lending Network comes in handy. FundCars Lending Network is a network of auto lenders serving no-prime, sub-prime, mid-prime, and prime customers. The FundCars interface is intuitive and easy to use. As a DealerClick customer, you have already…

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