Auto shop management

  • Telematics have the potential to reshape how the aftermarket engages and interacts with our customers and potential customers but only if we gain access to this emerging arena and only if we challenge the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and the new car dealerships for our share of this growing market.
  • As the year begins to draw to a close it is a good time to take stock of the current state of business. Here are six simple financial KPIs to look at every month to increase the value of your business.
    Brad Mewes
  • What type of leader are you? I try to ask myself this question on a daily basis. Usually we get caught up in the situation and react according to our feelings.
    Chris Frederick
  • The following are attributes of a shop owner I have seen over my 40 years in this industry that characterize a business owner who is in trouble.
    Bob Greenwood
  • While it’s tempting to slash your marketing budget, not only should you avoid cutting it during down times, you should actually increase it, and here’s why.
  • The AVI conference will take place Monday, Nov. 2 through Wednesday, Nov. 4, at the Venetian/Palazzo Congress Center Level 1, Galileo Rooms. 
  • Several free, management and profitability sessions in the AAPEXedu 2015 program are geared toward warehouse distributor (WD) executives and senior level management to help them better understand their businesses and how to implement change.
  • As the primary individual responsible analyzing past and current financial data, as well as budgeting for future growth, the CFO has a unique perspective on the operations of the company.
    Brad Mewes