This time of year is a perfect time to try out new tactics to increase profits and build your customer base. The days are longer, the sun is out and everyone is in a great mood. We know this is one of the busiest seasons for your tire and auto services business and thinking up new sales and marketing tactics might be challenging. So we’ve made a list of our top three ways to heat up profits this summer to help get you started.
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.
We know finding new software to manage your tire and auto service business can be overwhelming. There are so many factors that play a role in determining exactly which features you need. But just like millions of people every year, we’ve also made a list to help start the year off right. However, our list isn’t of New Year’s Resolutions, it’s the shop management software checklist to help you determine which software is best for your business.
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.
Tariffs on aluminum and steel imports this month from Mexico, Canada, and the European Union, as well as those from China, are troubling leaders in the automotive and tire industries.
Scott Clark, the Chairman and President of Michelin North America, said the tariffs are “a real concern.”
“Some of the steel that all manufacturers use in making tires in North America is not available in North America. We're all dependent on importing that steel,” he said.
Industry analysts are concerned that higher prices will lead to a slowdown of new automotive and tire sales. Canada is a major exporter of steel plate and coil steel used by manufacturing. The country accounts for about half of the raw aluminum imported by the U.S. and about a fifth of finished steel imports.