The Road to ROI with F&I

Strategies to Encourage and Motivate Dealership Employees

Posted by Vanguard Dealer Services on Nov 28, 2022 9:30:00 AM

Employees' reduced levels of commitment, energy, and drive translate to reduced productivity. Consequently, employee motivation is critical for business success. At a dealership, employees face challenges that can quickly lower their morale. As such, there is a need for dealership owners and managers to motivate employees constantly. Here are six strategies you can use to encourage and motivate dealership employees.

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Topics: Dealership Employees, Dealership Solutions, employees

What Are the Benefits of Fill-in F&I Specialists?

Posted by Vanguard Dealer Services on Nov 7, 2022 9:30:00 AM

Have you ever had an employee call out sick or not show up for their shift? Or worse, have someone quit on the spot? These are all situations that can leave a dealership scrambling. Having a fill-in F&I specialist on-call can help combat these emergency issues. Here are a few things to know about F&I specialists:

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Topics: Dealership Employees, Dealership Solutions, Fill-in F&I Specialists

Strategies for Boosting Morale at Your Dealership

Posted by Vanguard Dealer Services on Oct 24, 2022 9:30:00 AM

Dealership success can be significantly aided by enthusiastic participation from all staff members. Employees are most productive when they are constantly encouraged and motivated. As a dealership decision-maker, you are responsible for creating strategies that will maintain constant staff enthusiasm for the company’s goals and objectives. This, however, begs the question: how?

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Topics: Dealership Employees, Dealership Solutions, Sales Motivation

Why Making the Right Hire is Important for Your Dealership

Posted by Vanguard Dealer Services on Oct 17, 2022 9:30:00 AM

Every business’s success, including that of your automobile dealership, greatly depends on its team members- a business is only as successful as its staff. No matter how effective the management is, it is the employees who make or break a business. They are the company’s lifeblood who carry out your mission and interact with customers to generate revenue and strengthen your brand.

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Topics: Dealership Employees, Hiring, employees

3 Strategies to Enhance Communication Within Your Dealership

Posted by Vanguard Dealer Services on Sep 26, 2022 9:30:00 PM

Clear communication between the sales desk and the F&I department is vital to a company. Bringing together the team to work in unity takes effort. A cohesive unit is key to maintaining a good brand and attracting profits while providing a conducive work environment for employees.

We have discussed three sure ways to enhance clear communication between the F&I department and the sales desk.

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Topics: Dealership Employees, Communication, dealership best practices

Creating Employee Motivation at your Dealership

Posted by Vanguard Dealer Services on Jul 18, 2022 9:30:00 AM

Employee motivation is one of the most important parts of running a successful dealership. There are some caveats though. For example, you've got to be able to establish an effective campaign to meet the needs of your dealership, as well as engage your employees. Positive behavior recognition is a strong tool to be used and can be effective in promoting company-wide growth through increased productivity. Therefore, when you've got a successful reward and recognition program implemented, the desired behaviors of your employees will become reality, engagement will be increased, and the company culture will be strengthened. To get all these positive benefits, you've got to be sure that you've clearly communicated your expectations of your employees.

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Topics: Dealership Employees, Sales Motivation, dealership best practices

3 Benefits of Fill-in F&I Specialists

Posted by Vanguard Dealer Services on Jun 27, 2022 9:30:00 AM

Car dealerships sometimes face unpredictable circumstances. Most urgent among them are employee no-shows or spontaneous resignations that can leave the managing staff in a sticky situation. 

During these times, fill-in F&I specialists can ensure that the workday continues without a hitch. Keep reading to find out more about fill-in F&I specialists and why you should keep them on call.

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Topics: Dealership Employees, F&I Specialist, Fill-in F&I Specialists

Motivating Your Employees at Your Dealership

Posted by Vanguard Dealer Services on Jun 20, 2022 9:30:00 AM

Whether you want to increase your dealership productivity, good customer service, or increase sales, put a keen eye on your employees. Nothing delivers better sales and counters competition in the market like motivated employees. But in an environment where every leader is trying to motivate their team, how can you set yourself apart from the others?

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Topics: Dealership Employees, Dealership Solutions, Sales Motivation

3 Ways to Motivate Your Dealership Employees

Posted by Vanguard Dealer Services on May 30, 2022 9:30:00 AM

Motivation stands out as a key aspect of a dealership. If you can't motivate your employees to work effectively, you may not sell as many cars. After all, employees need to know how to work with customers if they want the dealership to succeed. As the world recovers from a pandemic, you need to find more ways to motivate your employees and get them to succeed.

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Topics: Dealership Employees, Sales Motivation, employees

Easy Ways to Motivate Your Auto Dealership Employees

Posted by Vanguard Dealer Services on Mar 14, 2022 9:30:00 AM

Motivated auto dealership employees are highly productive and easy to manage. You should ensure that they are encouraged and ready to face all the challenges at the workplace. This article provides a few ways you can motivate your auto dealership employees.

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Topics: Dealership Employees, Sales Motivation, employees

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