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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'F&I' (16)

MileOne Automotive Implements StoneEagle’s F&I Reporting Platform

MileOne Automotive Deploys StoneEagle’s F&I Reporting Platform

SEcureMetrics delivers immediate access to critical F&I and sales data,…

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Added by Ralph Paglia on March 17, 2014 at 6:45pm — No Comments

Scott Volkswagen Sticks with Auto/Mate's DMS for Cost Savings, Customer Service and Streamlined Processes

ALBANY, N.Y. – October 21st, 2013 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today that Scott Volkswagen, the largest Volkswagen dealership in New England, has saved more than half a million dollars since switching to Auto/Mate's dealership management system (DMS) in 2006. Scott Volkswagen's employees enjoy Auto/Mate's premier customer service while using the DMS system to streamline processes within their dealership; most…

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Added by Mike Esposito on October 21, 2013 at 8:33am — No Comments

Skylink vs LoJack

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SkyLINK: The Next Generation in Theft Recovery

See the Video SkyLINK can help law enforcement locate a SkyLINK-equipped stolen vehicle with pinpoint accuracy and recover it swiftly. A tracking device like SkyLINK makes a stolen vehicle a…

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Added by Clarence U Romero on September 13, 2013 at 2:05pm — No Comments

From the NCM Institute: To Women With a Passion for F&I Written by: Rebecca Chernek

Written by: Rebecca Chernek

EMBRACE CHANGE

The glass ceiling for women’s acceptance in the finance industry was shattered over a decade ago.

According to the 2012 Catalyst Census of Women Executive Officers and Top Earners, which counts the number of women in upper management in Fortune 500 companies, women comprise over 18% of all executive officers in the finance industry, and 19% of board directors in the finance and insurance industries in…

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Added by Garry House on May 14, 2013 at 7:40am — No Comments

The Transition From The Sales Floor To The Finance Dept

Does your dealership have a process in place for a quick transition from the sales floor to the finance dept?  Are your customers waiting for a hour or more to get into the finance office?  Does your F&I producer come out to meet the customer before the consumer get's to his/her office?  Ladies and gentleman I could go on and on with questions that I talk about with automotive managers and what we find is very concerning.

First, the transition from the sales floor to…

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Added by J.R. Batchelor on May 1, 2013 at 8:51pm — 9 Comments

From the NCM Institute: Is Your Menu Working You or Are You Working The Menu? Written By: Rebecca Chernek

Written By: Rebecca Chernek

AutoNation USA, the #1 publicly-owned automotive retailer, opened its doors as a mega “one pricing” pre-owned operation in 1997. It built elaborate showrooms; county records show one was 218,000 square feet. The showrooms included a café, a playroom and an aftermarket display platform.

Kiosks with computers were placed throughout the store enabling consumers to efficiently check out in-stock inventory or to submit a loan application. Customers were…

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Added by Garry House on March 26, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

From the NCM Institute Blog: Auto Dealership F&I Sets the Stage for a Successful 2013 by Rebecca Chernek

If you haven’t already done so, it’s that time to review your 2012 performance in detail. In what areas did you fall short of your goals and why? Where could you have generated greater gains and how? Don’t allow January to slip by without these facts in writing and a discussion of how you can best move forward in 2013.

A common F&I pay plan in the automotive industry is known as the grid. It compensates managers based on their per vehicle retail performance and products sold…

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Added by Garry House on February 1, 2013 at 12:50pm — 1 Comment

Auto/Mate Announces Integration with 700Credit, Providing Auto Dealers With Complete Access to Credit Services

ALBANY, N.Y. – January 30, 2013 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today that its AMPS Dealership Management System (DMS) is fully integrated with 700Credit, the automotive industry’s leading provider of consumer credit reporting and compliance products. Auto dealerships using AMPS now have complete, seamless access to 700Credit’s web-based credit reporting system…

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Added by Mike Esposito on January 30, 2013 at 6:55am — No Comments

Sands Auto Group Reduces Dealership Management System Expense 75% by Switching to Auto/Mate

ALBANY, N.Y. – October 16th, 2012 – Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today that Pennsylvania-based Sands Auto Group has reduced its dealership management system (DMS) expense by 75%, since switching from its legacy DMS to Auto/Mate. Terry Sands, owner of the Sands Auto Group, also credits Auto/Mate’s flexible, simple reporting tools with helping him see trends and stay competitive when he reviews the…

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Added by Holly Forsberg on October 16, 2012 at 8:06am — No Comments

Are You Missing Sales With The Wrong Messaging?

Think Tank Tuesday- Are You Missing Sales With The Wrong Messaging? from Potratz on Vimeo.

Are you missing out on sales because your marketing message is focused only on price points?  If you're only focused on price, you are not connecting with customers…

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Added by Paul Potratz on September 5, 2012 at 1:13pm — No Comments

Entrepreneurs: They Embody the American Dream

Entrepreneurs: They Embody the American Dream

 

The late Peter Drucker once said, “Entrepreneurship is neither a science nor an art. It is a practice.” CCI practices entrepreneurship.

 

Small business owners by the millions are eagerly waiting for the next election to learn how the upcoming years will effect not only their ability to grow and profit, but to continue toward the goals that are infused by their…

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Added by Rebecca Chernek on August 20, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Feds Looking for "Spot Delivery" info

The Story below is a copy of a recent story posted on WardsAuto by Gil Van Over. The link is to the actual story.

Feds Looking for "Spot Delivery" Info...…

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Added by Andy Shambarger on March 7, 2012 at 8:27am — No Comments

Auto/Mate Introduces Desk/Mate, Advanced F&I Desking System for Auto Dealerships

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – February 6 , 2012Booth #320, NADA 2012  Convention & Expo—Auto/Mate Dealership Systems (http://www.automate.com) announced today the introduction of Desk/Mate, an advanced F&I Desking System for auto dealers that is available as part of Auto/Mate’s dealership management system (DMS) software. Desk/Mate allows sales managers to easily compare multiple retail, lease and balloon payment options; as well as…

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Added by Holly Forsberg on February 6, 2012 at 8:17am — No Comments

Ancira Auto Group Gets Great Results with UltraCare PPM

Automotive News did a great write up today about how the Ancira Auto Group is killing it in the service department and F&I selling Prepaid Maintenance Programs. Read more:…

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Added by sara callahan on November 10, 2010 at 7:30am — No Comments

Where in the world is your finance penetration?

Way back in 1971, C.P. Snow wrote about technology in the New York Times. He said, “Technology... is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other.”



Many dealers are voicing that sentiment these days. Far too few have done anything about it. Some have learned to use computer software with skill. They use the apps on iPhones, iPads, and Blackberries. They have created an effective Web site. They use FaceBook and Twitter and… Continue

Added by Rebecca Chernek on October 27, 2010 at 1:21pm — No Comments

FULL DISCLOSURE MENU SELLING OR NOT?





Full Disclosure Menu Selling or Not?





You would think with…

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Added by Rebecca Chernek on April 23, 2010 at 3:12pm — No Comments

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