4 Tips for Closing Sales Using Car Dealer Inventory Software

4 Tips for Closing Sales Using Car Inventory Software

Joanna Lawrence Blog

The process for buying a new car is almost unrecognizable to what it once was. Typically, when a prospective buyer began searching for a new vehicle they would head to the dealership – not the internet. While the rise of digitization has presented its challenges, it has also made dealers better positioned for success than ever before thanks to modern …

How to Leverage Connected Car Technology to Transform the Car Buying Experience

How Connected Car Technology Transforms the Car Buying Experience

Joanna Lawrence Blog

Digital disruption has quickly crept in and firmly cemented itself into every industry. No matter how hard we try to fight it off or stick to our tried-and-true methods, technology is here to stay. New car dealerships and manufacturers are no strangers to this disruption. If anything, connected car technology is completely transforming the car buying experience as we once …

How Elo GPS and CarRx Improves Customer Retention and Increase Dealer Profits

How Elo GPS and CarRx Improves Customer Retention and Increase Dealer Profits

Joanna Lawrence Blog

If you’re a new auto dealer, you’ve probably heard the old saying: sales sells the first car, service sells every car after. If a customer returns to your dealership twice in the first year, there is a 74 percent chance that they will purchase their next vehicle at your dealership. If you can’t get them to return, your window of …

How New Auto Dealerships Can Improve Customer Experience

How New Auto Dealerships Can Improve Customer Experience

Joanna Lawrence Blog

New auto dealerships are no strangers to the importance of customer experience, yet they are also the ones who have plenty of room for improvement. Between aggressive upselling tactics, confusing sales strategies, and inefficient test driving procedures, stepping foot on a dealership’s lot can be a pretty intimidating experience. Thankfully, advancements in technology, such as auto inventory software, is helping …

4 Reasons to Invest in a Vehicle Inventory Management System

4 Reasons to Invest in a Vehicle Inventory Management System

Joanna Lawrence Blog

Advancements in technology are rapidly changing the ways businesses get work done. Today, it’s reported that over 90 percent of businesses utilize some form of business management system – and the growth isn’t slowing down anytime soon. The business management software market is now the largest in the world, expected to reach more than $80 billion in revenue by 2025. …

Dealers for Veterans: Fighting the War Against Military Mental Health Stigmas

Dealers for Veterans: Fighting the War Against Military Mental Health Stigmas

Joanna Lawrence Dealers for Veterans, Blog

When returning from deployment and looking to re-enter the workforce, veterans bring with them invaluable skills, including leadership, teamwork, and problem-solving under pressure, just to name a few. Connected Dealer Services (CDS) is committed to supporting initiatives for retired servicemen and women and is honored to employ a number of veterans – including Elo GPS Account Manager, Ryan Anselmi.  Ryan …

Dealer Theft is on the Rise, Auto Dealer Inventory Management Software is Your Solution

Dealer Theft is on the Rise, Auto Dealer Inventory Management Software is Your Solution

Joanna Lawrence Blog

According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), car theft in the United States has been rising at a rate of 4 percent over the past decade. In 2019 alone, over 720,000 vehicles were stolen, and it’s reported that only about 40 percent of the cars stolen from dealerships are ever found and returned.  As vehicle technology advances, so are …

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How to Recover Missing or Stolen Inventory Using Car Lot GPS

Joanna Lawrence Blog

A car is stolen roughly every 30 seconds in the United States, according to a Traveller’s Insurance report. Whether someone is after your car or the goods inside it, theft is an unfortunate reality of our daily lives.  If you happen to be on the receiving end of this misfortune, there’s one of two things you can do: locate the …