Sept. 7, 2009 – Answers to your inventory challenge
September 9, 2009
Filed under Features
To Powersports Business readers:
How can a dealership more effectively rid itself of noncurrents?
What marketing attempts are actually worth the money to solve your noncurrent situation?
How should you change your ordering process after such a falloff in sales?
These are all incredibly important questions that you’ll find guidance to in Powersports Business’ first e-white paper, “How to effectively manage your inventory.” For many, the term “e-white paper” may sound a bit too “techie” for them. So let me explain. Simply put, an “e-white paper” is a collection of voices that all speak to a common topic via an online publication, rather than our traditional magazine format. In this case, the topic is inventory management. You’ll find the e-white paper voices are all intended to make you and your dealership run smarter and more efficiently. Some of that means conveying some of the business basics behind inventory management — essentially improving your forecasting abilities through different formulas and techniques — as well as some alternative measures, like the use of wholesale opportunities.
On this page, you’ll see excerpts to the e-white paper, which is sponsored by Manheim Specialty Powersports Auctions. For the complete columns, plus the entire 25-page e-white paper, go to PowersportsBusiness.com and you’ll see the area to download the
We sincerely hope this industry collaboration will ease your inventory concerns this fall and into the next selling season.
— Editor Neil Pascale