Tagged : vehicle acquisition network

26 Apr

VIDEO: The Benefits of a Used Vehicle Disposition Strategy

by Ryan G

In the used car business, having a defined strategy for vehicle disposition, that is, how you move the vehicle off your lot, reduces confusion, increases efficiency, and makes your pricing strategies more effective. An effective disposition strategy also keeps avenues outside of standard retail in the forefront of your mind. At the time of purchase (acquisition), knowing the market days Read More…

12 Nov

VIDEO: 3 Key Steps to Building Your Used Vehicle Acquisition Team

by Ryan G

People are the greatest assets in dealership operations and Buy Centers are no exception to the rule. With personnel turnover rates exceeding 35-40% in the automotive industry as a whole, it’s critical to identify the right candidates for your buy centers, and then train, pay, and set objectives to retain them over the long term. Read More…

13 Jun

VIDEO: 4 Key Elements to Buying Used Cars from Private Sellers

by Ryan G

You’ve heard me talk about embracing a “new mindset” in the used car business. Some would argue there’s nothing new at all, but I believe there is, particularly in how dealers source used vehicles and how they should be marketing to consumers. Recently, I had the opportunity to get with a few top pro’s in Read More…