Memorial Day Weekend signals the beginning of summer, and summer is the busiest time of year for tire and auto service businesses like yours. More than a third of American drivers take vacations during the summer, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA), which inevitably means there is a high likelihood for emergency maintenance on their vehicles.
The internet is an amazing place with an endless bank of entertaining and informative websites. However, it can be surprisingly easy to fall victim to what’s commonly given the blanket name “computer virus” – malware, ransomware and crytoviruses.
Going to NCTDA Expo 2019? At this year’s expo, connect, network and see every aspect of tire and auto services business. Learn how you can handle all your POS, Accounting, and Inventory with America's leading 'All-in-One' solution developed specifically for tire and auto service businesses like yours. It's software that keeps all your data in one place — from sales, accounts, inventory etc. — so you can run all your reports from a “single point of truth.”
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Planning to attend Tire Pros 2019? At this year's Tire Pros Vendor Fair, HIT THE JACKPOT with TireMaster, America's leading 'All-in-One' Point-of-Sale (POS), Accounting and Inventory software developed specifically for tire and auto service businesses like yours at the ASA Automotive Systems booth #200.
Higher interest rates, lowering dealership incentives, and rising prices could all be factors that will cause new vehicle sales to fall in 2019. In early December, the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) based in Tysons, Virginia, estimated U.S. sales of light vehicles will reach only 16.8 million units next year, making 2019 the first year since 2014 that new vehicle sales will fall below the 17 million mark.
Not sure what to do with all the information overload from visiting SEMA 2018? We don’t blame you - it was an extremely busy (large, crowded, overwhelming) show! We’ve compiled the following helpful steps to follow now that you’ve settled back into your normal, post-show schedule. If you attended SEMA with a goal in mind but can’t seem to tackle the next step in your process, this list is for you.
Fat Boy’s Tire & Auto received the 2017 Dealer of the Year award from the Independent Tire Dealers Group LLC (ITDG). Congratulations!
The award ceremony took place in May at ITDG’s annual meeting and trade show in Chandler, Arizona. Fat Boy’s Tire & Auto, Owner, Kirk Lenhardt accepted the award, which was given to his dealership for its outstanding reputation among customers and vendors. To learn more about the ITDG annual meeting read the June issue of Modern Tire Dealer.
The ITDG represents more than 600 independent tire dealer locations in 44 states.