Ollie said it all.
I find them to be a pain in the A$$, due to the extra Administration time wasted as compared to a normal transaction, BUT we are trying to “help” our client save or at least use this “extended warranty that covers EVERYTHING” [or at least that’s the part they remember during the pitch] I always say we can help with the…[Read more]
like it was Said, those numbers are a little high, 1.2M sales/ 1700 car/ROs puts you average ticket at $700. ?
I do 1.1M at $444.75 @ 50 cars avg a week [M-F only] with 2 licenced techs and 2 licenced apprentices , 1 main advisor, 1 junior advisor, and my self in the back ground managing
My back ground is 30+ years Licenced Mechanic >…[Read more]
fivebergs replied to the topic The Reason We Charge More for Parts Than the Prices You See Online in the forum Parts and Tire related topics 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Well Tina like Tom said our livlyhood is made up of parts and labor revenue. Just like you friendly neighborhood Steakhouse. You wouldn’t go there and say hey instead of your steak for 20.09 can I bring my own from Topps for 3.99, and just charge me the labour for thowing it on the grill, of course not they are selecting the steak, keeping it…[Read more]
I have 5 employees, and cell phones are not a problem they are kept on silent and kept in there tool box until break time, we had a shuttle that we caught taking to long to drive a customer, one of my techs seen him on the side of the road txt ing his friends, 1 (ONE) warning is all I gave him to straighten up or leave.
As for the uniform, there…[Read more]
fivebergs replied to the topic Did you get Paid for that Defective Part? (Sample Tip from Premium Members area) in the forum Parts and Tire related topics 3 years, 9 months ago
My software Protractor and no ,Net tracks all defective parts and returns, doesn’t everybody’s??????
fivebergs replied to the topic Shop Management Software – Links, Ratings and Reviews in the forum Automotive Shop Management Software 3 years, 9 months ago
we use Protractor .Net and i give it a “9” we used Pace for many years, then moved over to Protractor in 2003? But they are nothing compared to .Net, we switched in April 14′ it still has some things to fix, but weekly bug fixes, upgrades and enhancements are great. I like that i can have multipul RO’s open [if need be] and add service packages…[Read more]
I saw a new one at a trade show it was motorized and had trays that revolved on a carosel, Like the carpet roll or wire spools at Home Depot, it had a small foot print and the skys the limit of height, http://stanleyvidmar.com/Vidmar/Industry+Solutions/Agricultural/Agricultural+Products/Tire+Storage
this is the link
Mark’s Auto Service