Reduce High Cost Expenses – Improve Profits Now

Join us for an insightful webinar tailored for dealership professionals, where we'll explore innovative strategies and practical tactics to cut down on high-cost indirect expense categories with Doug Austin, founder and chairman of StrategicSource.

Wurth USA Webinar: Creating a Profit Silo

In today’s competitive landscape, every revenue opportunity matters. Many organizations, especially in the automotive industry, face challenges in capturing revenue from miscellaneous hardware and chemicals.

Motus Power Webinar

Rising energy costs are cutting into profits, especially in competitive fields like car sales. John Huddock Jr., with 15+ years in HVAC efficiency, is here to show you how better HVAC systems can save you money and make customers happier.

Solera: Is Your DMS Worth the Extra Cost?

The Dealer Management System (DMS) landscape has shifted over the last 10 years and the dealer is in the driver’s seat today with a variety of options. Combined, DMS companies have completed an estimated 7,500 to 10,000 DMS conversions in the past decade.

Mighty Auto Parts: Fixed Ops: Reduce Vendors and Enhance Profitability

Car dealerships purchase from over 130 vendors reducing their potential volume leverage with each vendor. Imagine working with a single vendor that can supply a used car and reconditioning program, best-in-class chemical program, all makes & models parts program, car detailing, shop supplies, lubricants, and many more while helping to reduce inventory.

Lojistic Webinar: How to Reduce Your Shipping Costs

Do you know if you have the best rates available in the market? Lojistic is a SaaS cost-savings automation and analytics platform that helps businesses control and reduce shipping costs. Our technology is geared towards opportunity identification, and our services facilitate opportunity execution.

Pencilwrench: Add Billable Hours the Easy Way

Are you aware that dealerships are ten times more likely to face audits from manufacturers than from the IRS? The number two reason for warranty debit often boils down to improper documentation of the Compliant, Cause, and Correction.

Intellicheck: Identity Validation for Automotive

Identity Theft is a problem that is rapidly gaining momentum in the automotive market. Almost every day we read about how the “bad guys” are presenting false identity documents to dealers that look like legitimate credentials and contain real data that will pass a credit inquiry.

Corpay: How to Avoid Becoming a Target for Vendor Fraud

It’s no secret that in today’s digital landscape, the threat of payment fraud is on the rise. Cybercriminals are constantly evolving their techniques, which means that businesses of all kinds must take a proactive approach to effectively implement prevention measures.

One size does not fit all: Auto Dealer Insurance

Insurance is so much more than pricing and coverage. The purpose of the webinar is to open the eyes of the Strategic Source clients to the unique insurance process NFP has implemented and perfected after years of evolution.

Are Blue Sky Values Peaking?

Valuations of dealerships have risen 189% since 2019 and buy/sell activity remains at record high levels in 2022. The question on many dealers’ minds is: “When will we reach peak value and what kind of correction are we in store for?”

How to Significantly Reduce Shop Supply Spend

When you look at your supply budget, what is the largest bucket? Shop supplies. Bringing the cost of shop supplies down for your company is hard because they are very specific to your needs and your purchasing of these supplies usually falls under the column discount pricing thresholds. So how do companies do it?

Corporate Barter: Proven Financial Solutions

During this webinar, Mike Mazzeo, VP of Business Development at ICON, will help you understand more about Corporate Barter as an industry, ICON's origin story, ICON case studies, interesting stories, and what it means as an audience.

Conducting a Digital Marketing Assessment: 3 Ways to Increase Efficiency in Your Dealership

Join Nick Brunotte and Tyler Rausch of DHG Dealerships as they discuss the importance of conducting a digital marketing assessment and how to increase efficiency in your dealership.

They'll run through the current landscape of automotive digital marketing, the key components of a digital marketing assessment, how it benefits dealerships, and where to start.

How to Create Non-New Car Sales Revenue by Internalizing Auto Reconditioning

Join Todd Sudeck, Founder and President of The Ding King as he discusses how to create non-new car sales revenue by internalizing auto conditioning.
Todd will show you how to reduce your auto reconditioning costs, create new revenue streams for both the service and finance departments, and drive additional profits to your bottom line.

Laws Have Changed: Stay in Compliance While Saving Thousands

Do you know the historical legislative changes that now allow your customers to choose their price based on how they pay? Join Amberly Allen Joseph, Managing Partner, and Laura Mellencamp, VP, at Dealer Merchant Services as they discuss how to be compliant while saving thousands of dollars per month, per rooftop.

Numa: Turning Missed Calls Into Appointments

Using Numa’s artificial intelligence and voice or text communication, your dealership can handle multiple functions, like appointment setting or status updates automatically! Numa’s use of machine learning means every customer interaction is training Numa on how to respond.

Get Your Savings in Gear: Using Cost Segregation to Maximize Tax Savings on Your Auto Dealership

Cost Segregation is an engineering-based analysis used to accelerate depreciation of dealership real estate, decreasing tax liability and increasing cash flow. This course will present an overview of cost segregation, exploring dealership assets eligible for accelerated depreciation. We’ll discuss general factors that make a dealership a good candidate for study, and review what the study process entails. We will also consider study timing, discussing the utility of cost segregation at all points in the dealership life cycle.

Build Your Best Team: Attracting and Hiring Talent in a Post Pandemic Labor Market

The pandemic has fundamentally changed who and how we hire. Today, it's more important than ever to be extra diligent during the candidate selection process to ensure that you're only bringing on the best of the best. Once that new hire signs the offer, you then need to get to work on a structured onboarding process and building out career paths that promote long-term retention.

Employee Retention Tax Credit – The PPP Nobody is Talking About

ERTC is the biggest give away in US history, second maybe only to PPP. It is not uncommon for dealers to qualify for hundreds of thousands of dollars. Be that as it may, many eligible dealers haven’t filed for potential funds simply because they’re operating on bad information. ERTC eligibility was expanded to include more businesses than originally planned and most dealers likely qualify. The current administration is now looking to shut the door on this lucrative incentive program forever. Learn who is eligible and how to apply before it’s too late!

Understanding Automotive Buy Sell Best Practices and Fundamentals

Interested in buying a dealership or possibly selling your automotive dealership in this hot market? Wondering where to start with a succession plan? Or already have one? The Buy Sell Market and Transactions are top of mind for everyone in the Automotive industry right now. During this webinar we will discuss the current state of the Automotive Mergers and Acquisition’s business including trends, best practices whether you are buying or selling, and the fundamentals of the M&A market.

Driving Forward: What the Future of Auto Retail Buy-Sell Looks Like

Buy-sell activity is booming for auto retailers. In addition, dealers are seeing historic times where they are seeing record profits despite inventory shortages and a global pandemic. All of this is driving demand for stores and creating a get-big or get-out anxiety for dealers looking to compete. In this session, Haig Partners will share how the future of auto retail continues to look bright but different than what we are experiencing today.

Unlock the Power of Your Data

Offer best-in-class customer experiences and improve operational efficiency! Learn how true cloud technology, access to real-time data, Advanced Analytics and much more can deliver the best experiences to your customers and enable your team to operate more efficiently.

Are You Experiencing Turnover?

The truth is that companies today are in an employee retention crisis! With high turn-over and siloed departments, employees are feeling less engaged more than ever. We’ve made each user the center of their WerkandMe experience. Our suite of app features allows the user to have transparency and more importantly, control over their own werk engagement. And, by empowering managers with powerful gamification, training, and reward features, employees will be motivated more than ever to be engaged with werk.

How to Significantly Reduce Shop Supply Spend

When you look at your supply budget, what is the largest bucket? Shop supplies. Bringing the cost of shop supplies down for your company is hard because they are very specific to your needs and your purchasing of these supplies usually falls under the column discount pricing thresholds. So how do companies do it?

Ground Breaking Innovations within the DMS Space

Strategic Source and Heather Hansen, Regional Manager at leading DMS provider PBS Systems, will give you information on core delivery values offered by today’s DMS Platform and how digital tools and your data value can increase sales.

Deferring Capital Gains with Deferred Sales Trusts

Michael McIntyre, National Training Director at The Estate Planning Team, presents a webinar on: Deferring Capital Gains from highly appreciated assets, how to invest in future businesses and property pretax and how to earn investment income on what could otherwise be paid in taxes.

Taking The Mystery Out of Fixed Operations

Join StrategicSource and Joe Sassin, Owner of BCJS Enterprises and previous Director of Fixed Ops forAMSI, for information on: Key Factors Measuring Fixed Ops Performance, Setting Service Goals & Mining for Profit and Strategies for Managing Effective Labor Rate.

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