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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'department' (50)

Why Your Service Department Should Provide Pickup & Delivery

I have been studying Amazon and unknown to me, they seem to follow the same principle that I promote to dealers. I call it the Circle of Convenience and Trust.

Amazon obsesses about convenience. I am sure some of you suffer from the "brown box syndrome." A brown box arrives on your doorstep every day. Amazon makes it so easy that I sometimes…

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Added by Ujj Nath on May 2, 2019 at 7:00am — No Comments

Where Oh Where Has the Service Department Gone?

Arguably, one of the most important marketing channels any dealership has is their website. Think about it. How much money do you spend simply to get customers there? When you combine all marketing efforts including, but not limited to, SEO, SEM, some third-party listing sites and…

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Added by Brett Sutherlin on October 12, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments

Yield Management: What We Can Learn From Airlines

If you have flown recently there are two inescapable and related facts: (1) nearly every seat is full and (2) nearly every seat is priced differently.

This is because airlines realize that planes taking off with empty seats represents lost revenue that will never come back.…

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Added by Scot Eisenfelder on April 11, 2018 at 6:30am — No Comments

myKaarma Raises $15 Million from Kayne Partners to Further Advance Product Development for Auto Dealer Service Departments

LONG BEACH, California –April 5, 2018-- --myKaarma, the leading communications and payments software provider for automotive dealer service departments, today announced it has received a $15 million investment led by Kayne…

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Added by Ujj Nath on April 5, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Customer Interaction App Helps Mercedes Benz of North Palm Beach Build Trust and Loyalty with Service Customers

LONG BEACH, Calif.,-- April 2, 2018-- -- myKaarma, software that helps dealerships communicate better with their customers at every stage of the service process, right from check-in through to payment, today announced that Mercedes Benz of…

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Added by Ujj Nath on April 2, 2018 at 6:30am — No Comments

The Future of your Service Department

There is nothing more frustrating to a customer than being told a repair will take X amount of time - only to be informed later that it will take longer. To those who work in busy dealership service departments, this happens frequently. Customers come in for one thing and, during the multi-point inspection, additional…

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Added by Chris Miller on March 30, 2018 at 6:21am — No Comments

Think Efficiency isn’t the Answer? Check out this Story!

According to a recent article in Automotive News, Motorcars Honda in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, believes that the future of franchise dealership profitability lies…

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Added by Ujj Nath on March 29, 2018 at 6:49am — No Comments

How to Capture More Service Potential from Current Customers

By many historical measures, service opportunities have never been greater for auto dealers.

In the last decade auto sales have boomed, creating an unprecedented service opportunity tailwind for the next decade. More factory scheduled maintenance programs are…

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Added by Scot Eisenfelder on March 20, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments

Communicate Effectively in Service with…Snapchat?

The dealership service experience doesn’t end when the customer picks up their car from the cashier. 

For the next three to six months, the service department needs to communicate with their client, ensuring their satisfaction and solidifying they return for their next maintenance…

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Added by CPI Results on February 22, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments

The First Call is the Turning Point

You won’t find the question on a Customer Satisfaction Index survey: “Who made the first phone call during your service visit – you or your service advisor?”

The results would probably tell a story very much in line with the overall CSI score. If the customer…

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Added by CPI Results on February 14, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments

The Art of Turning Complaints into New Customers

The auto industry is…

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Added by Chris Miller on January 31, 2018 at 6:00am — No Comments

Taking Care of Business While Maximizing Revenue

As industry experts forecast slumping sales numbers,…

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Added by Chris Miller on December 21, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments

Bots Help the Grinch Steal Christmas

A trending technology is the use of bots in customer service.

While bots can certainly help companies manage communications faster, sometimes they fail to provide the correct information and consumers just stop…

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Added by Ujj Nath on December 21, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments

Why dealerships must use texting in 2018

Customer satisfaction is one of the most important ingredients for your dealership success. It is plain simple: if you are doing it right, your CSI scores will go up. And if you are not, you should be thinking how to increase it in the future.

Wanting…

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Added by Thomas F. Jung on December 15, 2017 at 3:30am — No Comments

Affinitiv CEO Scot Eisenfelder Challenges Auto Dealers That Service Absorption is a Dangerous Number

Auto dealers would be better served if…

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Added by Scot Eisenfelder on November 6, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments

Service Absorption is a Dangerous Number

Service absorption is one of the most…

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Added by Scot Eisenfelder on November 2, 2017 at 5:30am — No Comments

ELEAD1ONE Releases Free eBook for Auto Dealers: Fix Your Phones & Boost Profit in Your Service Department

Atlanta, GA - October 31…

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Added by Bill Wittenmyer on October 31, 2017 at 6:08am — No Comments

To Improve Customer Experience, Employees Must Own It!

Today’s consumers are fickle and more demanding than ever. 

Why wouldn’t they…

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Added by Chris Miller on October 27, 2017 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

ELEAD1ONE Inbound Call Center Delivers 70 Percent Service Appointment Set Rate for Gettel Automotive Group

Customer Experience Improvement Drives 15 Percent Increase in Fixed Ops

Atlanta, GA – October 23, 2017 -…

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Added by Bill Wittenmyer on October 27, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments

Is Selling A Car More Important Than Preserving A Life?

The Future of Used Car Recalls …

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Added by Chris Miller on October 20, 2017 at 6:47am — No Comments

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