O.K. Dealership Break’s Over, Back to Work, from Wards Auto.
Opportunities are everywhere, but sitting back and letting them come to you is not a viable solution.
I’m blessed to have worked with many dealership service department managers over the years. Our business has no limits. The only perceived limits are the edges of our imagination. I’m not trying to get too philosophical.
But let me frame the current state of affairs at many dealerships. We have more demands on our businesses than we have production capacity to handle them. Many managers are sitting back complaining about how hard it is. Well, guess what? That’s why they call it work.
It requires effort. Let’s do a quick backtrack to 2008 and 2009. This was the worst time in our industry I have ever witnessed. I don’t care to relive this period and will do everything in my power to prevent it.
Dealerships closed because they couldn’t pay the bills. Now, some of us are sitting back. It’s time to get back to the basics. Here are two examples.