Challenges for Automotive dealer management
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A Dealership always faces a challenge to keep spare parts in stock which would be used for servicing cars for regular service and accidents. SAP provides comprehensive Inventory management solutions to keep track of minimum inventory levels and reorder levels
The key to a dealership success is to send proactive alerts and reminders to its customers for Service contract renewals or New offers for products and services. SAP provides a Service module for maintaining customer details with service plans and sends regular auto alerts (sms/mail) to the customers reminding them of servicing of vehicles and discounts for services.
Finding new customers to buy new vehicles is a challenge. How to reach new prospective buyers. SAP provides a CRM module which has lead management, Campaign management where prospective customers can be sent various sales promotion and vehicle launch campaigns
Consumer demand for cars can vary significantly from year to year, due to a variety of factors, including changing economic conditions, consumer spending, inflation, and fuel prices. Sales for particular brands or styles are especially vulnerable to evolving consumer preferences. During a recent recessionary period, the number of autos sold declined, despite large financial incentives from car makers SAP’s MRP module helps in understanding demand and give recommendations for supplies