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Overcoming Objections: Find Consensus for Your New DMS

by Lindsay Lauck on August 12, 2020

The old saying goes, “Change is good.” But, the reality is, “Change can be really uncomfortable.” When organizations switch technologies, make broad structural shifts, or roll out new policies, the decision is never made lightly. Your dealership, like most, relies heavily on technology to run effectively. With two out of three car...

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Streamlining Out-of-State Registration & Title

by Dealertrack on August 11, 2020

As many dealerships enable digital retailing tools, their potential customer base can expand significantly as they engage with clients outside their normal reach. As of early this year, dealers using digital retailing saw a 25% increase in out-of-state customers.* Even in today’s business environment, buyers are still willing to cross state lines...

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Five Tips Before Rolling Out Payroll Powered by Netchex

by Lindsay Lauck on August 5, 2020

New technology within your dealership has the potential to harness your data and unlock powerful insights that improve your business. And as your dealership grows, you’ll likely experience several key technology transitions that help you achieve these goals. Organizing your data, building insightful reports, managing payroll and time attendance,...

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Improving Your Reg & Title Workflow to Help the Bottom Line

by Dealertrack on July 30, 2020

As dealerships look for ways to adapt their processes to keep auto sales moving in new ways, registration and titling may get overlooked. But because every sale, lease and trade-in vehicle you handle includes reg and title work, it’s an area where there’s opportunity to make process improvements. Better speed, efficiency and customer service ca...

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Best practice tips for transitioning to a digital dealership

by Lindsay Lauck on July 29, 2020

Dealers are currently beating the odds in the face of economic unrest and uncertainty. According to the Cox Automotive COVID-19 Consumer and Dealer Impact Study, dealerships who have implemented digital sales models are exceeding predictions and can expect to see success in the long-term. In fact, 73% of dealers surveyed have a digital retailing so...

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Solutions to Mitigate Common Auto Loan Portfolio Risks

by Dealertrack on July 28, 2020

As of the first quarter of 2020, there were 116.46 million car loans in the U.S. In any market conditions, lenders require the right data and insights to effectively manage their loan portfolios. With the current turbulent circumstances affec...

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Master Your Upcoming DMS Transition

by Lindsay Lauck on July 15, 2020

Learn the 4 Steps Dealers Need to Know Before You Roll Out a New Dealer Management System   Your dealership relies on technology to drive innovation and meet changing buyer expectations. Finding a right-sized Dealer Management System (DMS) is a big step. But, the transition to your new DMS is a big step on its own. Now that you’...

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Hands-Off Tools for No-Contact Deals

by Dealertrack on July 2, 2020

As cities are “reopening” around the country, we see buyers returning cautiously, with just 2% of consumers considering things to be “back to normal” according to the Cox Automotive COVID-19 Consumer Impact Study (June 12-13, 2020). Only 20% of customers are comfortable resuming daily activities, which means that dealerships need to be proa...

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Leverage DMS Technology for Improved Human Resources

by Tyler Anderson on June 29, 2020

Technology and retail automotive are anything but static. In the first half of 2020, dealerships are facing constant changes and challenges thrown at them from nearly every angle. As Director of Business Development for Dealertrack DMS, it’s my role to find, vet, and craft strategic partnerships, solutions, and DMS integrations that offer a best-...

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Process & Efficiency: The Key to Profit & Success

by Randy Wilson on June 22, 2020

At the start of 2020, my team of Performance Managers had big goals and aspirations to bring our dealer partners up-to-speed on some of the new and exciting developments that would enhance Dealertrack’s Dealer Management System...

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3 Keys to Reimagining Your Dealership’s Back Office

by Dealertrack on June 19, 2020

Now is a great time to seek out time- and money-saving opportunities in every facet of your operation, including registration and title processing. Why? Because making your back-office processes more efficient can help address three key challenges that dealerships are facing today: slow cash flow, post-shutdown work backlogs, and untapped opportuni...

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