Archive for the ‘Management Software’ Category

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Monitoring Auto Repair Shop Cost Management Efforts

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 23:51

Monitoring efforts at cost reduction will ensure their effectiveness as well as maintain focus on this important issue. Widening profit margins increases profitability and contributes to long term success. Often the demands of day to day business operations take up … Continue reading

 
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9 Keys to Improving Auto Repair Shop Proficiency

Thursday, October 25, 2012 22:29

Repair shop proficiency is the area that allows for the greatest management impact in terms of controlling operating costs. Improving proficiency will not reduce overhead expenditures but will allow for greater absorption of overhead costs. Proficiency measures the utilization of … Continue reading

 
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7 Keys to Successful Relationship Building in the Auto Repair Business

Friday, September 28, 2012 20:21

The most successful people are those who invest wisely. Success can be measured in a number of ways but those who achieve the greatest success are prudent and careful when making investments. Whether instinctively or otherwise those who are most … Continue reading

 
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7 Ways Information Systems Impact Customer Relationships in Auto Repair

Friday, September 28, 2012 17:35

Information systems can have a significant impact on customer relationships. Several points in the customer relationship cycle occur through information systems. In some cases the impact is through presentation while in others it involves interactive information exchange. At whatever degree … Continue reading

 
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11 Steps to Evaluating and Implementing Software Systems

Monday, July 30, 2012 17:48

Selecting and installing a new software system is a significant undertaking for any company. Selecting a system and them implementing it can be a daunting task but if undertaken with care positive results will be achieved. The key is in … Continue reading

 
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Performing a Software System Review

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 18:27

Once a software system has been fully implemented and incorporated into a company’s business processes it should be reviewed periodically to gauge its impact on the business. A good system will have a positive impact on the business it supports … Continue reading

 
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Software System Management for Auto Repair Shops

Friday, May 25, 2012 16:32

Software systems are part of an auto repair shop environment and need to be managed just like any other part of the business. Systems are a little different in that they act as support mechanisms for business processes. So managing … Continue reading

 
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Measuring Efficiency and Proficiency for Auto Repair Shops

Monday, May 21, 2012 18:48

Managing availability and usage of shop labor can have a profound effect on profitability. In fact it’s one of the most often overlooked yet potentially impactful areas of business activity in an auto repair shop. These types of measurements require … Continue reading

 
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The Path to Full System Implementation for Auto Repair Shops

Friday, April 27, 2012 18:28

When a new software system is implemented, it will more than likely support the business processes as they existed before the new system was acquired but will not be fully utilized. When the decision is made to change software systems, … Continue reading

 
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Repair Shop System Implementation and Start up

Friday, March 30, 2012 16:31

The long journey from system evaluation and selection, installation, training and pilot is now complete and you’re ready to go live with your new software system. If the previous phases of the project have been well planned and executed the … Continue reading

 
 
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