Posts Tagged ‘tire store productivity’

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Managing the Cost of Tire and Auto Repair Sales

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 23:37

The key to controlling sales costs lies in process efficiency. If sales people are properly incentivized they will always strive to sell more. But if the sales process imposes limitations due to inefficiencies sales volume will be restricted. Prior to … Continue reading

 
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Managing the Cost of Marketing in Auto Repair

Monday, October 22, 2012 19:51

Marketing and advertising expenses are part of any business. In auto repair, marketing efforts focus on two primary objectives – customer retention and customer acquisition. Further, marketing expenses tend to rise and fall in correlation with business volume. In times … Continue reading

 
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FastTrak Auto Shop Manager/FastTrak Tire Shop Manager release 6.1 is available for general release

Saturday, September 8, 2012 19:35

Risoria Limited is proud to announce that FastTrak Auto Shop Manager/FastTrak Tire Shop Manager release 6.1 is available for general release. Many improvements and new features have been added to FastTrak increasing the already wide array of support capabilities. Tire … Continue reading

 
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12 Tips on Effective Time Management

Friday, August 24, 2012 17:35

Time is one of the most valuable commodities there is. There never seems to be enough of it. Focusing on your own use of time and applying efficiencies and organization will result in more available time. More available time allows … Continue reading

 
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10 Practices That Lead to Management Success

Sunday, July 29, 2012 22:29

The three major components of an auto repair business are business processes, inventory and personnel. They’re all inter-related and together impact the success of the organization. Successful managers seek to continuously improve by reducing costs, increasing efficiencies and providing an … 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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Auto Repair and Tire Shops – Instilling a Sense of Ownership

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 1:24

A sense of ownership in its members is at the core of every successful organization. All people understand ownership as it’s a fundamental part of our nature. With ownership comes responsibility. For example the owner of a car understands that … Continue reading

 
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Team Building for Tire and Auto Repair Shops

Thursday, February 23, 2012 0:28

A group of competent individuals working as an integrated unit will be many times more effective than a group of superstars acting independently. Fostering teamwork and cooperation can be the most important ingredient to success in business. The effectiveness of … Continue reading

 
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Evaluating Competition vs. Cooperation in Tire and Auto Repair Shops

Monday, December 26, 2011 18:21

In any business healthy and friendly competition among co-workers is a good thing. Competition brings out the best in people. It motivates, stimulates and drives us to accomplish the maximum possible. Cooperation enables people working together to achieve positive results. … Continue reading

 
 
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