FLADCO News

There are not Many Ways to Save $1,000,000 Dollars, but there are a Million Ways to Save a Dollar!

Posted by Mark Mackson on Jan 17, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Let me focus on just a few areas where I guarantee, if reviewed, will save your dealership thousands of dollars with little effort.

From wheel weights to toilet paper, from brake cleaners to floor cleaners, from coffee to hand towels, your dealership spends thousands of dollars a month from many, many different vendors and many times the same product from multiple vendors at different prices.

Are You Putting Your Employees at Risk?

Posted by Mark Mackson on May 10, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Are You Putting Your Employees at Risk?

Pop quiz! What do these numbers have in common?

13,000                                   4,700,000                              99,000,000

Knowing When to Review Your Indirect Supply Base: 5 Triggers

Posted by Mark Mackson on Mar 27, 2017 2:32:58 PM

Depending on the dealership size, procurement professionals may have hundreds of indirect suppliers to manage and limited bandwidth to manage them.  With a constant stream of contracts to be reviewed and renewed or put out to bid, sometimes it’s just easier to stay with the status quo.

F&I Best Practices and Performance Metrics

Posted by Mark Mackson on Mar 27, 2017 2:32:24 PM

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Spend Culture

Posted by Mark Mackson on Feb 16, 2017 10:38:27 AM

What do a $436 hammer, a $7,662 coffeemaker, a $640 toilet seat and a $659 ashtray have in common?