Wards Auto: Dealers Look Most to Fixed Ops to Boost Revenues

June 28, 2019

Auto dealers most commonly are looking to their back-end fixed operations to improve revenues, according to a Wards survey done in conjunction with the Dave Cantin Group.

Fifty-three percent of polled dealers are undertaking improvements to their fixed operations – including the service and parts departments – to boost revenue.

Main initiatives surveyed dealers are taking to improve profits center on expense review (62%), fixed operations (53%), variable operations (46%) and in-house training (30%).

Variable operations (34%) and expense review (32%) rank highest in dealer efforts to improve store valuation, according to the WardsAuto Dealer 2019 DCG Market Report.

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Article written by WardsAuto contributor Steven Finlay
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About Dave Cantin Group:
Dave Cantin Group (DCG) is a full-service M&A firm that manages the sale and purchase of automotive dealerships throughout the United States. With over $11.5 billion in collective dealer acquisitions and $3 billion in dealership listings, DCG is one of the world’s largest automotive dealership M&A firms. Dave Cantin personally has helped raise more than $150 million in the fight against pediatric cancer, and DCG is committed to donating a percentage of its revenue to the cause. DCG is headquartered in New York with regional offices in California, Florida, Illinois, New York, and Texas.