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RV Dealership Software and Bus Dealership Software parts articles and tips to help manage your parts department.

  • Are Your Part Numbers Costing You Money?

    Are Your Part Numbers Costing You Money?

    Chances are your parts department is leaving money on the table and doesn’t even realize it.  The majority of dealers that I have visited simply use supplier part numbers for parts in their inventory, and might even take the time to slap a barcode on the items before shoving them on a shelf somewhere.  This is

  • Featured App: Sys2K Barcode Scanner

    Featured App: Sys2K Barcode Scanner

    The Sys2K Barcode Scanner app for iOS helps dealers efficiently keep track of their inventory. The device’s camera eliminates the need for expensive laser barcode scanners and other pricey data collectors. This can help dealers save on the cost of special hardware without sacrificing the functionality of a full-fledged scanner. The app allows dealers to scan a barcode or UPC

  • Running a Brick and Mortar Store in the Age of Amazon

    Running a Brick and Mortar Store in the Age of Amazon

    We see it in the news: Target drops the Kindle from its inventory after recognizing the impact of competition from Amazon.  But it may not hit home until a smartphone-toting customer looks up a product from your shelf and comments on how much cheaper it is online. In the age of the Internet, all brick

  • The Path to Profit

    The Path to Profit

    In order to survive (and succeed) in an increasingly competitive marketplace retailers of all sizes are now required to pay attention to every aspect of retailing including product mix, product presentation, inventory control, selling…everything counts!  The retailers who endure and flourish are the ones who find creative and effective ways to drive sales with new

  • Mushrooms may solve a low tech problem for a high tech industry.

    Mushrooms may solve a low tech problem for a high tech industry.

    With all the jokes and clichés about mushrooms, it’s hard to imagine how those little bulbs of fungi can help the technology industry.  There are 5 classes of mushrooms, edible, toxic, medicinal, psychoactive, and industrial.  Long before synthetic dyes, mushrooms, which come in a variety of colors, would be run through a process to extract

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