Making use of old parts and down time

Blogs Jason Cannon April 23, 2013

Whatever your surplus parts are, they are most certainly a wearable part. And every service shop has a few hours in the week that are slower than others.

Make the two work hand in hand by offering inspection and replacement services at a discount to move the parts.

In offering the discounts, you will likely hit a previously untapped market; the cost conscious driver.

Some advertising cost likely should be built into your developmental plans, but considering the average cost of repair – and considering this venture generates cash that is 100 percent “gravy” – it shouldn’t be an excessive drag on profitability.

If reputation and cost savings are on your side, a boon in business is likely soon to follow.

Jason Cannon is Online Managing Editor for Truck Parts & Service. Follow him on twitter at @By_Jason_Cannon.

Jason Cannon is Online Managing Editor for Truck Parts & Service.

You can follow me on twitter at @By_Jason_Cannon

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