Communication and support are essential in order for the reconditioning process to run smoothly. In order to foster communication and improve efficiency, it can be useful for dealerships to implement software specifically designed for these purposes.
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Software like ReconTRAC from Green Cloud Process can help you keep track of reconditioning from start to finish. Recently featured in Automotive News, ReconTRAC is one of the top available recon software providers. This tracking software can help eliminate the potential for miscommunication which extends the recon process unnecessarily. Providing simple, consistent processes for communication and follow-through enable your recon providers to focus on their individual responsibilities while maintaining an open line of communication.
Is your reconditioning process as efficient as you think?
When you don’t have specific processes in place for recon, you likely have no idea how long it really takes for a used car to be prepared for the sale lot. It’s easy to miscalculate how long the processes actually take, which is why it’s important to monitor them closely. The longer the car takes to go through the reconditioning process, the less profit you’ll make when it’s finally sold. By implementing tracking software you can eliminate the finger pointing that can sometimes occur when you try to identify pain points in your recon process. Instead, you’ll have specific data that can be used to improve the efficiency of your own internal departments and sublet vendors providing services for your used vehicles.
While you can’t always control every aspect of recon, especially if you utilize outside vendors, every bit of data will help you to stay informed. Knowing what is working and what isn’t will allow you to tweak your processes to find what will work best for your team.
As with any new procedure, the key is to implement the process strategically. It doesn’t matter how great the software is if your staff doesn’t utilize it properly or to its full potential.That’s why we place an emphasis on training staff on the available features and helping you create consistency in implementation. You can schedule a demonstration to see ReconTRAC in action, and familiarize your team with the features that will help them complete recon jobs more effectively.