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Secure Your Legacy with an Automotive Dealership Succession Plan from DCG

According to a recent study by NAADA, “While nearly 50% of the dealerships surveyed recognize that succession planning is important, they also admit they haven’t dealt with it yet. For those who have a plan in place, 79% are looking at internal transition.”

When you think about your future, how does it look? Maybe it’s a grand vision of a multi-dealership empire, or perhaps it’s handing off your family business to the next generation and entering retirement. Our dealership consultants can establish leadership training, employee development, and HR processes to make it happen. With DCG at the helm of your succession planning, that vision becomes reality because it becomes our priority.

What is Succession Planning?

Think about it as a stress test for your company, determining whether it’s ready for a leadership transition. If a member of your leadership suddenly left, you wouldn’t want your business thrown into directionless chaos. You would want detailed plans in place. But this process includes much more than worst-case scenario ownership changes. There are a lot of moving parts. But here’s the good news: DCG offers comprehensive auto industry consulting services to develop future leaders, train managers, motivate employees, optimize marketing, and much more. An automotive dealership business plan from DCG doesn’t just prepare your company for a single moment of change, but for long-term growth and operational excellence.

Why Is It Important?

Two-thirds of auto dealer principals don’t have a succession plan in place. In events that force sudden ownership or leadership changes, these dealers would need to reorganize on the fly, likely without success. But not you. By succession planning with DCG’s consultants, you’re not only protecting against unforeseen events, but you’re also empowering the operational excellence necessary to help your dealerships prosper. Using surveys to gain valuable insights, we will collaborate to foster your workplace culture, build your brand messaging, and increase sales. Working together, we will facilitate your company’s continuity, financial and tax consistency, employee development, and more, ensuring your legacy’s long-term health.

How Can DCG Help?

Our dedicated team of dealership consultants will listen as you share your goals, values, and vision for your legacy. Then, we’ll build a succession plan specifically designed to get you there. Whether you want to buy dealerships across multiple states or simply enter retirement assured that your next of kin is ready for ownership, we can develop comprehensive operations and procedures to get you there. With 30+ years of experience, our team has gathered extensive industry-wide knowledge, so we understand strategies for leadership training and HR processes that encourage sales and growth. We know what exemplary business succession planning entails because we’ve seen it in action time and time again. Your legacy couldn’t be in more capable hands.

We’ll sit down with you to understand your current circumstances and set a course to your future legacy by:

Examining the performance of different business aspects that may be critical to address in your planning.

Meticulously analyzing your dealer agreement and franchise policies.

Evaluating your dealership’s current and future financial and tax circumstances.

Gathering insights on current business operations, technology, and HR processes to determine the next steps for planning.

Developing and implementing a course of action to take tangible steps toward succession planning preparation.

Ready to take your dealership to the next level? DCG’s expert consultants can put you on the path to sustained success. Through innovative strategies and training, we’ve helped countless companies develop custom solutions and achieve operational excellence, and yours can be next. Contact us to discuss your succession plan today.

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