Inventory

7 Ways to Organize Your Parts Inventory the Right Way

The average employee spends 1.5 hours/day looking for things according to recent statistics. Time is money for RV and Marine dealers, so many are looking to organize their parts inventory. With so many different parts to manage, and a busy schedule, taking the area from chaos to order can seem like an overwhelming prospect. But […]

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Inventory control goals

Once you’ve accurately counted and organized your inventory, it’s essential to set attainable goals that will allow you to gain control and plan for the future. Offer an incentive plan for your Parts Manager We’ve mentioned before that the main reason you probably aren’t keeping good tabs on your inventory is because it’s too time […]

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Inventory plans

Now that you have your guidelines set, it’s time to keep the process moving and plan for the future. Again, one of the biggest problems Jeff Sheets sees is that dealers are reluctant to plan ahead or have goals when it comes inventory. If you just put all this work into counting, getting rid of […]

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Guidelines for Service Advisor

We’ve mentioned before that the main reason you probably aren’t keeping good tabs on your inventory is because it’s too time consuming and not something that you want to commit to. Owners are salespeople. They don’t want to do the administrative aspect of the business. That’s why you’ve got to put your trust into someone […]

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Inventory Count

Before you can begin to manage your inventory, you must know exactly what is on your shelves. As dreadful and time-consuming as it sounds, it’s not as hard as you think – if you first implement a process that will enable you to easily perform the task. Many dealers think purchasing dealer management software solves […]

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