How to Prepare Used Inventory for Dramatic Increase in Leasing

How to Prepare Used Inventory for Dramatic Increase in Leasing

Without a doubt, leasing has sky rocketed since the great recession. In Q1 of 2015 the share of leases increased to 26.7% of total new-vehicle volume sales in the US versus 19.8% in Q1 of 2012. For further context, in 2009, the leasing market bottomed at a dismal 10.6%. With that said, location does become […]

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Are You Doing Everything Possible to Expedite Your Process?

Are You Doing Everything Possible to Expedite Your Process?

Do you ever wonder how long it takes to get your inventory online?  To export your vehicles with a photo, price and description?  How much does this cost you?  What you can do to expedite this process?  These are questions I ask the decision makers of large groups across the United States daily.  If you […]

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Pre-Owned Operations – You’ve Must Eat Your Broccoli

Pre-Owned Operations – You’ve Must Eat Your Broccoli

Running a successful used car department is hard. It requires a high level of execution, attention to detail, solid processes, and exceptional people working with you. Failure is not often recognized immediately and it can seem like death by a thousand cuts. I would like to share with you some daily weekly and monthly job […]

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Costco Rises to the #2 Spot For Automotive Sales

Costco Rises to the #2 Spot For Automotive Sales

If you don’t know by now, Costco just became the second largest automotive retailer in the good ole US of A.  With almost 400,000 vehicles sold in 2014, Costco is creeping up on No. 1 auto dealer AutoNation that sold 533,000 according to Bloomberg. How did this happen?  Do they have a call center that […]

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