Dealertrack Resource Library

Explore our guides, case studies, webinars and more to learn how you can grow your business and be ready for what comes next in our evolving industry.

  • Today’s Solutions for Today’s F&I Challenges: Using Technology to Stay Profitable and Resilient

    Today’s Solutions for Today’s F&I Challenges: Using Technology to Stay Profitable and Resilient

    Join us for a free webinar to learn how you can use digital solutions for contracts and trade-ins to help ensure profitability and resilience.

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  • If you missed the event, watch the Dealertrack Skill Builder Series today

    If you missed the event, watch the Dealertrack Skill Builder Series today

    Watch the session recordings for pro tips and best practices to power your end-to-end workflow.

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  • Webinar: Overcoming Dealership Speed Bumps Using Digital Solutions

    Webinar: Overcoming Dealership Speed Bumps Using Digital Solutions

    Join us to learn about the common speed bumps that dealers face in getting deals completed, and how to overcome them at key points in the deal.

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  • Think your paper contracting process is as fast as eContracting?

    Get the Facts
  • Why Trust Title Management to Us2:21

    Why Trust Title Management to Us

    As pioneers of ELT and 30 years streamlining paper and electronic title processing, there's good reason why 7,000+ clients place their 60M+ titles in our care. See our operation in action.

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  • Lifecycle of a Trade-in Avoid Time Traps & Profit Pitfalls46:41

    Lifecycle of a Trade-in Avoid Time Traps & Profit Pitfalls

    Watch as our Trade-in Titling Specialist takes an in-depth look at the trade-in process and discusses a simple way you can avoid title delays and stop gaps in back-office workflow.

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  • Maintaining Compliance from Credit Apps to Contracts

    Maintaining Compliance from Credit Apps to Contracts

    Join us for a free webinar to learn how your dealership can stay compliant as you shift to a more digital workflow.

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  • Boost Lender efficiency and service like no other.

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  • Transform Your Signing Process in 7 Steps

    Transform Your Signing Process in 7 Steps

    Learn how your dealership can provide flexible options to digitally capture customer signatures on all deal documents — in-store or remotely.

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  • Dealertrack F&I Workflow OneSheet

    Dealertrack F&I Workflow OneSheet

    See how Dealertrack F&I can provide you with a connected F&I workflow that helps increase efficiency, improve cash flow and create a better customer experience.

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  • Thinking about switching your DMS?

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  • Digital Recharge: Using Technology to Power Your Deal Process Webinar

    Digital Recharge: Using Technology to Power Your Deal Process Webinar

    Join us for a free webinar to learn how you can use digital solutions throughout the deal process to maximize efficiency from F&I to reg and title.

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  • Optimizing Digital Processes to Keep Deals Moving

    Optimizing Digital Processes to Keep Deals Moving

    This whitepaper explores how technology solutions help connect the deal workflow for staff across the dealership and optimize the customer experience at the same time.

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  • Webinar: Connecting Menu with Digital Contracting for Faster Funding

    Webinar: Connecting Menu with Digital Contracting for Faster Funding

    Learn how Dealertrack F&I and Darwin Menu can help you achieve a more efficient Menu to Contracting process.

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  • Webinar: Compliance in the Era of the Digital Deal

    Webinar: Compliance in the Era of the Digital Deal

    Andy Mayers, Senior Business Operations Director for Dealertrack F&I Solutions, will cover some of the compliance steps to keep in mind as your dealership shifts to a more digital workflow.

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  • Your Place or Mine? Meeting Car Buyers' Expectations, Anywhere6:12

    Your Place or Mine? Meeting Car Buyers' Expectations, Anywhere

    Wet signatures don't cut it in today's technology driven world. Harness the power and flexibility of signing digitally. See how you can offer your customers a single signing session – at home, in thei

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  • Spinning Deals: Top Industry Solutions to Drive F&I Efficiency in 202113:42

    Spinning Deals: Top Industry Solutions to Drive F&I Efficiency in 2021

    Leverage technology to your advantage to drive F&I deal efficiency — from credit to compliance, menu, contracting and signing. Learn how the latest industry solutions can create a powerful, effective,

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  • Keys to Compliance in 2021: Know Your Customer and Your Legal Obligations10:56

    Keys to Compliance in 2021: Know Your Customer and Your Legal Obligations

    Get ahead of compliance in 2021! Find out what steps you can take to prepare your deals in compliance with the latest federal rules and regulations, and to protect your dealership from fraud, fines an

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  • Save time and money by optimizing your Reg & Title process.

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  • Best Practices for Trade-In Profitability17:26

    Best Practices for Trade-In Profitability

    Watch as two of our titling specialists discuss the primary drivers of cash flow and take a deeper look into the benefits of using digital tools to make your back office part of your strategy for trad

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  • Explore the Latest Reg & Title Trends and Their Effect on the Deal Completion Process14:41

    Explore the Latest Reg & Title Trends and Their Effect on the Deal Completion Process

    COVID and social distancing are affecting the way consumers are shopping for vehicles and how dealerships complete the reg and title process. States are implementing new operating procedures and limi

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  • Make trade-ins your key to a winning season.

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  • Leveraging Technology Through the Back-Office to Help Close the Deal More Efficiently11:07

    Leveraging Technology Through the Back-Office to Help Close the Deal More Efficiently

    Tune in to hear our title experts discuss how combining DMS and/or F&I digital workflows with back-office electronic solutions help to streamline the deal completion process.

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  • The Lifecycle of a Trade-In Infographic

    The Lifecycle of a Trade-In Infographic

    Take a closer look at the trade-in process, from taking in a trade to turning it off your lot via retail or wholesale - and see how you can avoid typical trade-in obstacles.

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  • Insight into Technology use of the Modern Dealership

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  • Webinar: Menu to Contract in Fewer Steps

    Webinar: Menu to Contract in Fewer Steps

    Join us for a free webinar to learn how you can save on deal steps with Dealertrack F&I and Darwin Menu.

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  • Preparing what is to come on F&I product cancellation refunds58:50

    Preparing what is to come on F&I product cancellation refunds

    Hear from legal experts regarding key state regulations for motor vehicle service contract, GAP waiver and credit life insurance refunds. And discover best practices to increase and accelerate recover

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  • Dealertrack Credit Availability Index

    Dealertrack Credit Availability Index

    In today’s marketplace, we are all looking for insights to help us plan more effectively. At Cox Automotive, our common goal is to partner, and provide data that may assist in your current planning.

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  • 10 Key Takeaways for Auto Lenders to Move Automotive Lending Forward45:41

    10 Key Takeaways for Auto Lenders to Move Automotive Lending Forward

    Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke and VP of Market Intelligence Isabelle Helms organize and categorize their economic, market and dealer/consumer sentiment findings into one information-packed session –

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  • Webinar: End the Year Strong - Best Practices to Optimize Your Trade-In Process

    Webinar: End the Year Strong - Best Practices to Optimize Your Trade-In Process

    Discover how a more efficient trade-in workflow can help power your profit opportunity and cash flow to promote business growth.

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  • DMS Client Onboarding

    DMS Client Onboarding

    Welcome to Dealertrack DMS. Check out the tips and best practices to make sure you hit the ground running with your new solution.

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  • Get the Deal Out the Door: Using Technology to Improve Registration & Title Processing28:04

    Get the Deal Out the Door: Using Technology to Improve Registration & Title Processing

    Time-consuming manual registration and title processes are no longer your dealership's only option to complete a deal. Hear from our titling experts about how the latest digital solutions help your ba

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  • Webinar: Time is Money - 5 Tips to Reduce Your Contracts in Transit

    Webinar: Time is Money - 5 Tips to Reduce Your Contracts in Transit

    In this free webinar, you’ll learn how your dealership can cut down on contracts in transit (CIT) by reducing errors that lead to recontracting, save money, and improve cash flow.

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  • Get the Deal Out the Door: Extending the Digital Transformation to your Back Office46:09

    Get the Deal Out the Door: Extending the Digital Transformation to your Back Office

    Dealers are using technology more effectively than ever before to provide an online experience for customers, obtain financing and work deals. Hear from our titling experts about how you can extend th

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  • Auto Finance Summit 2020 - Cox Automotive Industry Presentation31:55

    Auto Finance Summit 2020 - Cox Automotive Industry Presentation

    Lender Strategist Andy Mayers’ and Sr. Economist Charlie Chesbrough’s special discussion on the economy and auto retailing trends affecting lending strategies.

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  • Webinar: Virtual or In-store - Best Practices to Maintain Compliance

    Webinar: Virtual or In-store - Best Practices to Maintain Compliance

    In this free webinar, we will share key compliance steps throughout the deal to help you safeguard consumer information and protect your dealership’s reputation and bottom line.

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  • Webinar: Online or In-Store - Give Your Customers a Flexible Signing Experience

    Webinar: Online or In-Store - Give Your Customers a Flexible Signing Experience

    Join us for a free webinar about how dealerships can use digital solutions to offer contract review and signing processes to meet each car buyer where they are most comfortable.

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  • Webinar: Auto Retailing’s Mid-year Pulse Check & Economic Outlook

    Webinar: Auto Retailing’s Mid-year Pulse Check & Economic Outlook

    Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke will cover how the nation is faring overall, as well as how consumers and dealers are responding to — and transacting in —these anything-but-normal times.

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  • Mitigating Auto Loan Risk - Portfolio Protection for Today and Beyond

    Mitigating Auto Loan Risk - Portfolio Protection for Today and Beyond

    With so many millions of registered vehicles on the road and longer financing terms the norm, any number of things can happen to the collateral you’re holding. Explore ways to protect your investment.

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  • Digital Strategies for Lenders - The New Digital Car Shopper

    Digital Strategies for Lenders - The New Digital Car Shopper

    Learn how digital solutions enable shoppers to browse inventory, calculate an affordable payment, apply for credit — even sign contracts — all without leaving their home.

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  • The Keys to Reimagine Your Back Office

    The Keys to Reimagine Your Back Office

    Listen as our registration and titling experts discuss ways your back office can help your dealership overcome key business challenges.

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  • Auto Lending Economic Outlook & Optimization - Risk Mitigation Strategies for the Way Forward1:10:09

    Auto Lending Economic Outlook & Optimization - Risk Mitigation Strategies for the Way Forward

    Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke shares the stage with Dealertrack leaders to review latest industry outlook, COVID-19 DMV impact, and portfolio risk across the entire loan lifecycle.

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  • Webinar: Understand the Back-Office Drivers of Cash Flow

    Webinar: Understand the Back-Office Drivers of Cash Flow

    Listen in as two titling specialists discuss how a faster back-office workflow can help power your business growth. With a LIVE demo and Q&A.

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  • Take a Closer Look at the Changing Reg & Title Landscape and Solutions You Can Leverage

    Take a Closer Look at the Changing Reg & Title Landscape and Solutions You Can Leverage

    With the rise of online shopping, consumers and dealers are trending digital and adapting to a touchless car-buying process. Hear how and click the map to see how you can adapt for your state.

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  • Explore the Latest Reg & Title Trends: See How You Can Keep Up

    Explore the Latest Reg & Title Trends: See How You Can Keep Up

    CBT News, Kait Gavin and Jim Fitzpatrick discuss how the registration and title process has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic and continues to transform the process.

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  • 5 Untapped Opportunities for More Efficient Deal Completion

    5 Untapped Opportunities for More Efficient Deal Completion

    Get resources that dive deeper into the untapped opportunities you may have for more efficient deal completion.

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  • Understand the Back-Office Drivers of Cash Flow

    Understand the Back-Office Drivers of Cash Flow

    Get resources that dive deeper into the primary drivers of cash flow and how digital tools can help make your back-office part of the cash flow solution.

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  • Webinar: Maintaining F&I Compliance In & Out of the Showroom

    Webinar: Maintaining F&I Compliance In & Out of the Showroom

    View our webinar on compliance best practices when working with your customer remotely

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  • 5 Must-Dos for Dealerships

    5 Must-Dos for Dealerships

    To help your dealership sell smarter and improve operational efficiencies, we have outlined several actionable steps in the form of dealership “must-dos.”

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  • Webinar: 10 Steps for Remote F&I Continuity

    Webinar: 10 Steps for Remote F&I Continuity

    Join us for a free online webinar “10 Steps for Remote F&I Continuity” with a live demo of our new Remote Signing capability.

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  • New Remote Signing Capabilities with Dealertrack F&I

    New Remote Signing Capabilities with Dealertrack F&I

    Digital Contracting on Dealertrack uniFI® now with assisted Remote Signing.

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  • Virtual Efficency for your F&I Process

    Virtual Efficency for your F&I Process

    You can be more efficient, virtually. Get tips for staying connected to your customers, keeping your F&I process moving forward, and more.

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  • Current Best Practices & Product Solutions

    Current Best Practices & Product Solutions

    Click here for best practices and product solutions to help you navigate your business through the current environment.

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  • COVID-19 UPDATE – State by State DMV Operating Status

    COVID-19 UPDATE – State by State DMV Operating Status

    Many of the DMV’s need to take some time to understand how they will handle specific transaction types as they adjust their operating procedures. See all updates state by state.

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  • Unpack the Myths around eContracting

    Unpack the Myths around eContracting

    There are many misconceptions around electronic contracting, learn about all of them.

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  • The Road to Consensus

    The Road to Consensus

    A DMS switch is a large undertaking that impacts everyone. So how do you make this process more manageable? Get your team on board immediately with stakeholder consensus creation.

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  • Find a DMS That Checks All the Right Boxes

    Find a DMS That Checks All the Right Boxes

    When it comes to finding the right DMS, you've probably got questions. This checklist includes questions you should consider when choosing the right technology to run your dealership.

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  • Data Integration Fee Calculator

    Data Integration Fee Calculator

    There may be a hidden cost lurking within your Dealer Management System (DMS), and it’s hiding in plain sight. You could be spending as much as $42,000, per year, on integration fees alone!

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  • Insider Insights

    Insider Insights

    Thought-provoking articles and leadership trends impacting Dealer Principal Owners looking to maximize the profitability and efficiency of their dealership.

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  • Dealertrack uniFI® Infographic

    Dealertrack uniFI® Infographic

    Dealertrack uniFI® is a single platform that seamlessly connects the entire deal process with open integration to all dealership providers in one seamless flow.

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  • Key Takeaways: Mastering the Art of Data-Driven Practices

    Key Takeaways: Mastering the Art of Data-Driven Practices

    Looking for data-driven practices to take back to your team? Download our on-the-go PDF that highlights the key takeaways from our on-demand webinar, "Mastering the Art of Data-Driven Practices"

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  • Mastering the Art of Data-Driven Practices43:32

    Mastering the Art of Data-Driven Practices

    Discover the ways data can help your dealership run more efficiently. In this on-demand webinar, you’ll explore all the ways your dealership can leverage data for more profitable operations across fix

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  • Don't Fear a Technology Transition

    Don't Fear a Technology Transition

    While a technology transition can seem intimidating, staying stagnant with an old DMS is much, much worse.

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  • Dealertrack Lender eBook

    Dealertrack Lender eBook

    Dealertrack Lender Solutions offers the most comprehensive, integrated solutions for originations, contracting, and vehicle title management.

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  • Auto Dealership Staffing Struggles

    Auto Dealership Staffing Struggles

    Employee turnover is rampant in the automotive industry, and staffing problems are a money problem. Discover resources that help you smash through hiring obstacles at your dealership.

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  • Electronic Lien & Title eBook

    Electronic Lien & Title eBook

    Make auto lending a smooth ride with the Dealertrack Lender eBook. This eBook offers tips for optimizing your auto lending workflow.

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  • The Dealership Guide to eContracting

    The Dealership Guide to eContracting

    eContracting replaces the traditional and mistake-prone approach of manual data entry and calculations, paper contracts with “wet” signatures, and overnight delivery of funding packages.

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  • 5 Tips Compliance eBook

    5 Tips Compliance eBook

    5 Tips Toward F&I Compliance Peace of Mind eBook outlines 5 rules to protect your deals and dealership.

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  • Dealers' Digital Ecosystem

    Dealers' Digital Ecosystem

    This guide summarizes a 3rd party research study of over 200 senior leaders at franchise dealerships. The findings provide insights into technology use in the modern franchise dealer.

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  • 5 Ways a Modular DMS Platform Opens New Possibilities for Profit

    5 Ways a Modular DMS Platform Opens New Possibilities for Profit

    Unfortunately, many DMS platforms make it difficult for vendors to integrate and access data. In this guide, we explain five ways your dealership can benefit from open access to your own data.

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  • A Digital DMS Check-up

    A Digital DMS Check-up

    Is your DMS up to speed? Put your technology to the test with the following questions. You either have a DMS partner that meets your needs or leaves your business stalled. So, why not settle the score

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  • Lawton Kia Case Study

    Lawton Kia Case Study

    Lawton Kia, in southern Oklahoma, is a no-nonsense dealer that takes pride in delivering a no-nonsense sales and service experience. Dealertrack DMS delivers technology that meets their needs.

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  • Downtown Auto Group Case Study

    Downtown Auto Group Case Study

    Downtown Auto Group made the decision to switch to Dealertrack DMS and boosted profitability with the aid of an experienced Performance Manager at their side.

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  • Dealertrack Accelerated Title Comparison InfoSheet

    Dealertrack Accelerated Title Comparison InfoSheet

    Experience the Accelerated Title difference and see how the expedited digital process compares to the manual payoff and title release process.

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  • Hiring for Your Digital-Forward Dealership

    Hiring for Your Digital-Forward Dealership

    Whether you’re looking to bring back former employees or need to attract a new pool of talent to drive results at your dealership, the experts at Hireology share tips for success.

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  • Reimagine Your Dealership Staff

    Reimagine Your Dealership Staff

    Dealertrack DMS VP, Mandi Fang, and Dale Pollak, EVP of vAuto, share tips on hiring, training, and reboarding your staff as you return to work.

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  • 3 Keys for Reimagining your Back Office Infosheet

    3 Keys for Reimagining your Back Office Infosheet

    Learn keys for reimagining your back office with a quick guide on steps to help improve process efficiency.

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  • Leverage Your DMS and Become a Data-Driven Dealership: Continuity and Recovery Perspectives1:02:25

    Leverage Your DMS and Become a Data-Driven Dealership: Continuity and Recovery Perspectives

    Dealertrack DMS VP of Operations, Mandi Fang, joins Dale Pollak to share insights KPIs for improved performance, utilizing the DMS to become a data-driven organization.

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  • The Dealertrack DMS Roadmap to Resilience

    The Dealertrack DMS Roadmap to Resilience

    Dealertrack DMS VP of Operations, Mandi Fang, challenged team members to move forward with an innovative spirit, to seek to disrupt the status quo and think differently.

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  • A Dealer's Guide to Recovery & Growth in Your Service Department32:33

    A Dealer's Guide to Recovery & Growth in Your Service Department

    Dealers are making big changes to ensure the safety of their staff and clients as we all emerge from our shelter-in-place status.

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  • Webinar: How to Win Deals and Adapt to New Consumer Behaviors

    Webinar: How to Win Deals and Adapt to New Consumer Behaviors

    In this webinar, you’ll learn how to optimize your dealership’s digital retailing presence, identify and prioritize the best opportunities, and win deals with the experience your customers expect.

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  • Webinar: Digital Marketing Practices for Today's World

    Webinar: Digital Marketing Practices for Today's World

    In this webinar, you’ll learn how to adjust your dealership’s marketing strategies for today’s new operating models.

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  • Webinar: Effective Service Department Communication to Boost Consumer Confidence

    Webinar: Effective Service Department Communication to Boost Consumer Confidence

    Join this webinar to discuss what your customer needs to know today and how to deliver it so they feel good about scheduling that next service appointment.

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  • Optimizing Parts Processes: Creating A New Normal 52:32

    Optimizing Parts Processes: Creating A New Normal

    Join Dealertrack Performance Manager Michael Panozzo to learn about 6 parts processes you should be utilizing to find success.

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  • Economic Outlook and Digital Strategies for Lenders

    Economic Outlook and Digital Strategies for Lenders

    Dealertrack and AFSA share market updates and insights to help you navigate the current business landscape.

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  • Process Efficiency Leads to Profits

    Process Efficiency Leads to Profits

    If your dealership’s strategy for tackling the new normal today is to adopt short-term or one-off practices designed to save your business, Mike Panozzo has bad news for you.

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  • Discounts, product enhancements and limited-time free offers.

    Discounts, product enhancements and limited-time free offers.

    See all the discounts, product enhancements and limited-time free offers available to Cox Automotive clients.

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  • 5 Untapped Opportunities Infosheet

    5 Untapped Opportunities Infosheet

    From your front office to your back-office, there’s opportunity to develop a more efficient deal completion process for your staff and customers.

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  • Accelerated Title Drivers of Cash Flow Info Sheet

    Accelerated Title Drivers of Cash Flow Info Sheet

    Keeping these considerations in mind will help you improve your back-office process to promote cash flow at your dealership.

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  • Making the Digital Shift to the New Business Environment

    Making the Digital Shift to the New Business Environment

    With so much disruption forcing dealers to make large-scale changes to their business environments, could there possibly be a silver lining to all of this?

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