Leveraging Your Shop’s Uniqueness To Stand Apart From The Competition
In the automotive service industry, we all need to accept the fact that we’re going to have competition. With competition comes consumer choice. And, as we all know, when customers are lured away by a competitor, we may not get their business back very easily.
Standing Apart From The Competition
In the tire and service industry, we all need to accept the fact that we’re going to have competition. With competition comes choice. Customers have many alternatives and when lured away by a competitor, we may not get their business back very easily.
Controlling Payroll, Managing Productivity
Payroll is the largest expense item in the monthly financials, and dramatically affects the bottom line. It’s so easy for this to get out of hand if it’s not monitored on an ongoing basis.
Knowing What Numbers To Watch
There was a time when you could take care of your customers and your people and the rest would take care of itself. It’s a lot more complicated than that today to run a successful business.
Business Maintenance for Peak Performance: Internal Analysis Will Rev Up Your Business, Part 2
In Part 1 of this article, we discussed how shop owners should follow a routine of daily monitoring and maintenance to ensure that performance is meeting business targets. Now, we turn to monthly, quarterly and annual checks to keep your business running smoothly and profitably all year long.
Business Maintenance for Peak Performance: Internal Analysis will Rev Up Your Business, Part 1
From my experience, cars and companies have a lot in
common when it comes to keeping them running smoothly
and achieving top performance. The owner’s manual for any business is the strategic plan that has been developed. The
gauges are the financial reports that are generated on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis.