7 Ways to Fight Back Against Margin Compression

by Dealertrack on September 9, 2020

When the going gets tough, the tough get going! That’s always been the mentality of auto dealers during difficult times. When a new challenge comes along (a pandemic, for instance), tough-minded dealers buckle down, work harder, and fight through the difficulty. It’s an admirable quality and one of the main reasons the auto sales industry is so...

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Integrated Solutions: A DMS That Does More

by Lindsay Lauck on August 19, 2020

As more and more of the car-buying process moves online, dealerships across the country are demanding more from the technology solutions that drive their business. According to a 2020 Cox Automotive COVID-19 Dealer Impact Study, more than 70% of consumers are completing part of the buying process online. With so much riding on how well your technol...

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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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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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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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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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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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