Category: Aftermarket

Reinvest to remain the best

We would all agree the industry is enjoying incredible profitability as a result of an almost perfect vehicle supply versus demand dynamic and new and used vehicle grosses being the best they have been in 20 years (at least). This…

JOIN US IN BRISBANE FOR AADA2021 FUTURE FOCUSED

The AADA National Dealer Convention & Expo is excited to announce AADA2021 Future Focused, a welcome return to our traditional Convention in the vibrant city of Brisbane this September. AADA2021 Future Focused will present an action-packed onsite program and also…

THERE ARE NO SHORTCUTS TO EXTRAORDINARY

In the latest of our series, thanks to legendary service adviser trainer, Lloyd Schiller, of LloydSchiller.com and Brooke Samples of Profit Blueprints, Brooke explains why there are no shortcuts if you want to be the best. Last weekend, I elected…

SERVICE DEPARTMENT PROFIT EXPLORATION & ACCELERATION

Dealers should be aiming to achieve 20% return on sales in their service departments, according to Chris Downie, from Silver-Bullet Business Advisory, in his session at AADA 2020 Moving Forward. Mr Downie said it was time for Dealers to undertake…

BDO NADA CONVENTION UPDATE

The world has changed drastically since Mark Ward and Randall Bryson from BDO’s Automotive team attended the 2020 National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) conference in Las Vegas in February 2020. Since then, the Australian state and federal governments have announced…

LOST SALES DON’T HAVE TO BE A TOTAL LOSS

In the latest of our series, thanks to legendary service adviser trainer, Lloyd Schiller, of LloydSchiller.com and Brooke Samples of Profit Blueprints, Brooke shows you how to turn a lost sale into an opportunity to improve. We know we can’t…

DIGITAL FOCUS IN EXPO

It is no longer sufficient for dealerships to have a token online presence. They must become expert in the methods, technologies and strategies required to bring customers through their digital front door. Designing the best, most interactive and complete experience…

Disruption is normal: Mills

Disruption is not “the new normal”, it has always been normal, delegates at the AADA National Dealer Convention heard on Tuesday morning. In his address, titled ‘Mobility Is and Always Will Be the Dealer’s Business’, guest breakfast speaker Charles Mills…

GCG Turbochargers Wins Distributor Of The Year

GCG Turbochargers Australia was awarded Distributor of the Year 2013 for Australasia in recognition of their performance for the 2013 year with the Garrett by Honeywell brand. The recent bi-annual World Wide Distributor Conference in Vienna was the location for…

Embrace Technology and Boost Profits

Picture this – one of your customers is driving along and the music he’s listening to (which he selected using voice control) is interrupted by a voice text message telling him he’s approaching a florist, just in case he wanted…