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Ben W. Plymale
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B.P - Automotive Dealership Consultant
Beaverton, Oregon
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I provide Automotive Dealership Consulting services regarding potential Factory / Dealership Audit of Sales Incentive & Service Warranty claims. My consulting services are adaptable to all Dealerships, Domestic and Import; extensive travel no problem. My web site:
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I retired from General Motors 9/1/95; 31 years with Chevrolet Motor Div. & General Motors. Last 14 years prior to retirement I was a Factory / Dealership Auditor of Sales Incentive & Service Warranty claims by Dealer to Factory. I have a MBA Degree in Business Administration, minor in Accounting / Auditing.
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Dealership Advertising Dollars

Posted on December 4, 2009 at 4:06pm 1 Comment

Dealers: Get More Bang for Less Buck

For service, direct mail coupons still work better than any form of advertising – even in 2009. While consumers have access to all sorts of media, they all have one mailbox and it is located right in front of their house and they check it every day. When you look at the tracking and return on investment you can actually measure with direct mail coupons. It works and you can prove it everyday. Here are five rules to live by when it comes to service… Continue

Psychology of Commitment and Consistency

Posted on October 4, 2009 at 3:55am 0 Comments

Psychology of Commitment and Consistency

Your behavior now pays off with easy sales later

For a process to be successful, you’ll need to make commitments and consistently meet them. Getting your service process to that point takes a lot of coaching, teaching, and a very simple understanding of psychology. It is also a very rewarding position in which to find yourself. And it�s a comforting thing for a customer to know that when he or she is told something will happen, he or she… Continue

Potential Factory / Dealership Audit

Posted on September 11, 2009 at 6:44pm 0 Comments

Ben Plymale -- Automotive Dealership Consultant

503-672-7905 or 503-886-9100

To: Any Automotive Dealership - Domestic and/or Import, anywhere USA.

I provide Automotive Dealership consulting regarding potential Factory/Dealership Audit of Sales Incentive and Service Warranty claims. My consulting services are adaptable to all Dealerships, Domestic and Import; extensive travel no problem. I also provide Dealership consulting… Continue

Factory / Dealership Audit of Sales Incentive & Service Warranty claims

Posted on June 17, 2009 at 8:28am 2 Comments

Avoid Dealership Chargeback Losses From Factory Audits

Avoid Chargeback Losses from Factory Audits:

Sales incentives and factory warranties are great selling tools. But with every incentive and warranty comes a set of rules manufacturers expect dealers to follow. If you don’t, you could be asking for trouble. Manufacturers may conduct factory audits of sales incentives and service warranty claims at any time. When auditors find mistakes, they can charge back the differences to… Continue

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