The idle inventory trend

The idle inventory trend

In our work with the parts inventories of hundreds of dealerships across the country, we’ve gained valuable insight into industry-wide trends and their causes. For quite some time, the average for non-manufacturer guaranteed obsolescence hovered around 10-12%, but in...
Recession-proofing your dealership

Recession-proofing your dealership

The jury’s out on the state of the US economy, but most think a recession is coming- if not already here. Unfortunately, recessions are a predictable and somewhat normal part of the modern economy. Even if 2022 isn’t the start of a recession, there are sure to be...
Comparing sales versus receipts

Comparing sales versus receipts

For Parts Managers, it can be difficult to keep in mind both a sales and investment perspective on parts. In the day to day, immediate demand trumps all else- sometimes resulting in an overall inventory that is sluggish, overstocked, and lacking in width. Here’s how...