Are your service operation profits not where you want them to be? Do you have a hunch that your service department could use some attention, but you’re still buried by increased sales and worried about inventories of products to sell?Read more
Years ago, manufacturers would conduct training sessions in local cities around the country. Your technicians could attend for free and get the latest model training and repair tips on problem units in the field.Read more
We’ve all been there: You want to find a restaurant in a part of town you haven’t explored before.
Where do you start? Google, of course, which may lead you to Yelp or another online review site. You’ll probably search for the type of food you’re considering, then read through a few user comments and see how many stars a particular place has received to help with your decision.Read more
While service is not impossible to operate without measuring performance, I will bet it’s draining margins from the sales side of a dealership. Appliance service departments are often looked at as a cost of doing business. This cannot be further from the truth.Read more
A service business purchases man-hours from technicians for the purpose of solving a customer’s problems. Whether in warranty or not, the goal is to accomplish this by repairing a household of a malfunctioning appliance. In doing so, efficiency is defined by our ability to charge for as many of those purchased man-hours as is possible.Read more
Unless you are selling a commodity, knowing your cost is fundamental to setting the selling price in every sales transaction.Read more