How Important is a Professional Image?

2011 is almost here, and we wanted to take a moment to thank all of our customers, partners, friends, and family for making 2010 a breakout year!

We sincerely appreciate all of your efforts, feedback, and business!

In this post we wanted to take a few minutes to share a discussion that we had with one of our new clients regarding his decision to move forward with our solution.

As part of the typical discovery process we seek to understand the goals that each customer is trying to accomplish by replacing paperwork with automated data collection. Most of the time we hear about goals that focused on the cost saving benefits of our solution.

Some of which include:

  • Save Time
  • Save Money
  • Eliminate paperwork
  • Make my wife happy
  • Help my bookkeeper / accountant
  • Track Commissions
  • Etc.
However yesterdays discussion was different.

This customer while excited about the cost saving benefits was more interested in enhancing professional image of his reconditioning shop. For him the implementation of a mobile estimate, work order, and invoicing system was as important as maintaining the appearance of his vehicles, having a clean company uniform, and a clean shop.

Some of the benefits he mentioned included:

  • Enhanced Customer Service by arriving on time and looking professional, the customer can feel comfortable with repair process, and the company they are doing business with.
  • Value lets face it perception is reality in many cases. Customers value a clean, organized and professional look when they do business of any kind; whether it be getting their car washed or repainted. A professional look can automatically improve the credibility of your business by appearance alone.
  • Referrals, Referrals, Referrals by servicing the customer with respect showing up on-time, doing good work, and following up, you can be assured that the customer will recommend a friend the next time the situation arrives. FYI – We have the ability of capturing referrals within our solution making it easy to follow-up!
  • Plus many more.

If you are interested in learning more about how AutoMobile Technologies can help enhance your professional image please click the below link and schedule a demo today!

Commission Tracking made easy.

Let’s face it tracking commissions on PAPER can be a NIGHTMARE why not hit the easy button?

We have seen some VERY creative solutions made by companies looking to eliminate this problem. Including creating special excel spreadsheets, Microsoft access databases, Google forms, and many others.

While some of them are quite impressive, many have found that they were attempting to automate the wrong portion of this process.

By focusing on simply PROCESSING the paperwork in the office, the actual proces that is generating the paperwork is left un-addressed. Someone still needs to do the hard work of gathering all of the required paperwork, reading the handwriting, seeing what services have been performed, then entering them into one of the described home grown commission tracking system..

Sound familiar?

If so, you might be interested to learn about AutoMobile Technologies, Inc. (AMT). We offer a highly customizable mobile and web based system to eliminate all of your manual data entry, and paper processing. Our solution focuses on digitally collecting information your information out in the the field, and processing transactional workflow (Business Logic) as things occur automatically in real time. This eliminates the need to handle any paperwork, or data entry. The best part is that our solution can accommodate tracking not only your estimates, work orders, and invoices, but also technician commissions, including flat rate per ticket, service, splits, percentage based commissions, and so on. We also offer a variety of easy to read reports, and integration with many accounting and payroll systems to make your life easier.

If you want to learn more please click on the button below to schedule a demo.

Real-Time Decision Making

Here at AutoMobile Technologies, Inc. (AMT) we specialize in helping automotive service and repair companies to eliminate the hassles associated with running a business on paper.

We have been able to help pdr companies, detail companies, recon companies, collision centers, repair shops, and new and used car departments to eliminate thousands of paper inspections, estimates, work orders, invoices, and other forms by enabling our customers to replace these forms with our digital solution.

No matter the type of company that we are helping, one of the areas that is always a problem is having the right data available to support accurate decision making.

Questions like these, can be answered in seconds using our digital solution.

  • Is my business seasonal?
  • How long does my average repair take?
  • Who are my best technicians?
  • What services & packages are selling the best?

If we were to ask all of our customers what is the biggest difference between running their business using our system vs. on paper 9 out of 10 of them would respond by saying they now have instant access to all of their data which helps them make better decisions based upon fact, and not gut feel or instinct.

If you would like to learn more about how we can help you make better decisions based upon your actual data please take a minute to click the below link and contact us today.