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Three Key Points on Automotive Repair Sales

Friday, November 30, 2018 18:49

Making the most of the automotive repair sales process can increase revenue and help to build long term relationships with customers. Auto repair shop owners and service advisors are very good at presenting service and repair requirements to customers and … Continue reading

 
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Getting Back to Basics in Automotive Repair Marketing

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 17:10

Marketing has changed dramatically in recent years. The advent of the Internet has brought about a slew of new marketing concepts and techniques. Today we’re bombarded with fancy new terms like Digital Marketing, Internet Marketing, Content Marketing, Social Media Marketing … Continue reading

 
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Conducting an Automotive Repair Management Self-Assessment

Thursday, September 27, 2018 20:49

  An automotive repair business is usually operated by an owner who has the talent and drive to become a business owner. Running a small business and achieving the desired level of profitability is a very diverse subject with many … Continue reading

 
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Using Key Performance Indicators in Automotive Repair Management

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 18:17

In the automotive repair business circumstances will always require management attention. If a business is to sustain positive growth then key performance indicators can be evaluated to identify areas to which attention should be focused. When utilizing key performance indicators … Continue reading

 
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The Small Business Challenges of a Growing Economy

Thursday, July 26, 2018 21:36

According to most indicators the United States economy is growing at a pace not seen in years. Economic expansion is a positive circumstance and will support business success. However it can present challenges not experienced in a slower growth phase. … Continue reading

 
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Eliminating Waste in Auto Repair Operations

Monday, July 2, 2018 0:17

Eliminating waste in automotive repair operations will reduce cycle time, increase vehicle throughput, achieve greater sales volume and increase profits. Waste in the repair cycle can be found in redundancy, unneeded actions and information lag time. Waste can be costly … Continue reading

 
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Combatting Declining Sales in Automotive Repair

Thursday, May 31, 2018 17:10

In the automotive repair business achieving and maintaining required sales levels is an ongoing challenge. It’s always better to be proactive in this regard but unexpected circumstances can always affect the best laid of plans. An effective practice is to … Continue reading

 
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Using Management Controls in Automotive Repair

Thursday, April 26, 2018 18:16

Controls are employed by management to ensure that a business is performing at the desired level. In order to apply controls it is necessary to be able to measure different areas of business activity. If it can be measured it … Continue reading

 
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A Look at Leadership Styles

Thursday, March 29, 2018 17:12

One of the primary functions of management in automotive repair is to lead. And there are many different leadership styles that can be assumed by an auto repair shop owner or manager. Often in these types of discussions people tend … Continue reading

 
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Auto Repair Shop Organization

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 18:29

  One of the primary responsibilities of management in automotive repair is organization of the work environment. A well-organized environment not only has a positive impact on productivity and thus profitability it also affects customer relations as people will be … Continue reading

 
 
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