Fixed Ops Magazine 2024 Vol 21-2 - 29

TRAPPED IN THE NUMBERS:
MANAGING SHORT-TERM FINANCIALS
WITH LONG-TERM GROWTH
Here is how I think this process works. The OEM has key
performance indicators that are given to Dealers. The
Dealers feel pressure to hit OEM expectations. There
has been a growing interest from both OEMs and Dealers
on the fixed side of the business.
Those specific expectations are then
communicated to the Fixed Ops Directors
and then to the Service Managers.
Both the Fixed Ops Directors
and Service Managers feel the pressure
to perform up to the standard
set by the manufacturers and the
leadership of the Dealers.
Expectations are part of having a
job, so that part shouldn't be overly
foreign to anybody. Where we lose
ground on this issue is that often our managers who
are so spread thin putting out their daily fires that it is
incredibly easy to kick this can down the road. Doing
so has put us in a position where we aren't spending
enough time bringing up the next generation because
of the pressures to hit our monthly numbers. This also
has a big impact on technician retention as well.
" From the time I
arrive to the time I
leave, I am running like
a chicken with my head
cut off trying to hit my
numbers and make my
customers happy. "
CURRENT SERVICE
MANAGER'S SNAPSHOT
I recently spoke to a Service Manager
at a conference I was attending.
He said to me, " Jay, I get to the
dealership at 6 AM and leave at 7 PM
every day. From the time I arrive to
the time I leave, I am running like a
chicken with my head cut off trying
to hit my numbers and make my customers
happy. "
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