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Articles for Inventory Management Features
Strengths and Weaknesses of Inventory Management Processes
Friday, October 26, 2012
Kimberly Long, editor at Auto Dealer Monthly, discusses how to tackle your inventory management process to make your dealership successful. Kimberly compares different management techniques ranging from inventory management tools to use of technology to help your dealership maximize it's ROI.
Overcoming Used Vehicle Acquisition Challenges
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Four dealers from across the country shared with Auto Dealer Monthly their insights on today’s market and some of their strategies for overcoming the inevitable challenges of used vehicle acquisition.
Used Inventory Acquisition
Friday, October 14, 2011
Throughout 2011, used vehicle buying has been difficult for dealers. Five used car buyers share how they’re finding vehicles.
Pushing Inventory Around the Web
Friday, October 08, 2010
Kimberly Long - Pushing inventory out to multiple online destinations presents a unique set of challenges to a dealership’s resources. Accomplishing this task in house will often require a great deal of time, effort and manpower. So, what is the best way to handle online inventory management and how much help does a dealer need?
Online Inventory Pricing
Friday, October 01, 2010
Kimberly Long - What kinds of strategies are at work when it comes to pricing online inventory? In short, all kinds.
Time is Money in Used Vehicle Operations
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Kimberly Long - It’s no secret, with so many woes in the world of new car sales, dealers are focusing even more energy on areas like fixed ops and used vehicle sales. In many cases, with the loss of franchises, used vehicle sales have become matter of life and death for their dealerships ...
Walk the Talk in Inventory Management
Wednesday, February 04, 2009
Harlene Doane - Dealers are talking about inventory management in record numbers, but are they walking that talk? Most know inventory management is the smart thing to do. Having the right inventory in stock has proven to increase gross profits and...
Inventory Management Programs: Tracking to Profits
Sunday, June 01, 2008
Kimberly Long - With the current economic climate forcing many dealers to rely on used vehicle sales to pull them through the slump in new car sales, it’s more important than ever to have a solid system in place for management of used vehicle inventory.
Three Independent Dealers Carve Out Niche
Saturday, August 11, 2007
Jennifer Murphy - Successfully carving out a niche can take years—even decades. For three independent dealers, differentiating themselves from the stereotypical car lot and focusing on a specific niche has paid off.
Seven Sure Methods To Eliminating Aged Inventory
Tuesday, August 29, 2006
Harlene Doane - Instead of putting large spiffs on ancient units, put an ongoing bonus on aging units.
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