Today I want to discuss 5 things the software you use to operate your Buy Here – Pay Here dealership must do. Now, I could take the easy road and tell you it needs to list your vehicles, keep customer information, process sales, print paperwork and collect payments but you already know that. Instead, I want to talk about 5 things some DMS software programs will do that can make
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I usually keep these blog postings pretty non-commercial. I try to make them on industry related topics and as informative as possible. I decided to make this one a little different in light of our recently announced Business Builder Pricing. We get inquiries from dealers looking to enter the Buy Here – Pay Here or Lease Here – Pay Here business frequently. As the cost of wholesale inventory has risen
I have just returned from the 1st Annual Mid-Atlantic Independent Auto Dealers Association Conference in Atlantic City. It was an excellent conference with 25 educational sessions to assist independent auto dealers. The conference was very well run and, based on everything I heard from dealers in attendance, will continue to grow every year. If you weren’t there, I’d put this one on your calendar as a must attend for next year.
In the most basic terms, there is nothing in the world so completely useless and so utterly frustrating as a computer or software system that doesn’t work. Computer or software downtime leads to increased overhead costs, lost productivity, lost customer satisfaction and sometimes even lost revenues. The quality of the technical support provided by your software companies can minimize the frustration and lost productivity when you do have problems, and you
As I analyze data and visit Buy Here – Pay Here dealerships, I am constantly amazed by the amount of overage inventory some dealerships insist on maintaining on their lots. They seem to be unaware or unconcerned about the costs that are associated with this overage inventory and how it can be dragging the performance of their dealership down. Let’s look at a few of the ways stale inventory can
Buying software for your BHPH or LHPH dealership can be a confusing proposition. You know how you want your dealership to work but finding the right software to make that happen is never easy. Constellation is please to announce the release of our new BHPH / LHPH Software Buying Guide. This 12-page guide explains the features you need to consider when evaluating your current software or software you are considering for
The time has come for you to buy new software for your dealership. You are ready to start the research process but before you begin, whether you run a Buy Here Pay Here or Lease Here – Pay Here dealership, you need to know these 5 things to make sure you purchase the right dealership management software to meet your needs: 1. Existing Technology Knowing your existing technology will enable you to know whether the