Tag: dealers

Protect your brand with better appraisals


Reputation is important for any automotive dealer, but absolutely critical for those selling premier marquees. The transparency and efficiency of your trade appraisal process is one key to protecting your dealership’s hard earned brand. Traditionally appraisals have been managed with paper-based processes and systems. This can lead to incorrect or inaccurate appraisals that cost through misinterpretation of the vehicle model and...

Find efficiencies, improve transparency and your margins through electronic trade appraisals


Many dealerships and dealer groups still rely on manual paper-based systems to manage their trade appraisal and intake process. Vehicles being described incorrectly, including inaccurate definition of damage or missing parts such as keys, can be one of the biggest costs to a dealership, producing incorrect valuations and subsequent losses. The use of technology can help improve the efficiency of the...

Don't sacrifice competitiveness on the altar of tradition


People love tradition and routine. Whether it is looking up a destination on a map; writing out invoices by hand; or stock-takes taking place on the last day of the month. That’s because they like the comfort of knowing what’s coming and being confident in the way things are done. Although, often we can grow so attached to our routines that...

Creating goodwill with your customers


Goodwill and trust are things that are difficult to build and easy to break. Months of good work in customer satisfaction can be lost in an instant. One of the biggest challenges for any outward facing company is keeping your client base happy. The benefits of goodwill include an increase in word-of-mouth business, more repeated business and less time and money...

BMW Melbourne creating happy customers


We recently talked to Luke Waters, the Used Car Manager for BMW Melbourne about what it was about Netresult’s AutoCheck product that drew their attention. Waters discussed how important it was in such a traditionally paper based industry to move into a digital environment. He was also impressed by the ease in which the AutoCheck product could be implemented into...

Conducting stocktakes outside of normal trading hours


Stocktakes are the bane of every dealership; a necessary component but a strain on normal business operations. Confidently knowing what stock you hold in your dealership is essential to the success of the business. Where other industries still place importance on stocktakes, it can be even more important for dealers when a single item can be worth tens of thousands...

Counting the costs of traditional stocktakes


Traditional vehicle stocktakes are very manual processes and can cause lost revenue, additional employee wages and employee satisfaction. In this article we look at the various costs that a company can incur through the stocktake process and a solution which increases efficiency and reduces costs. Click here to read the full white paper[sitetree_link,id=55]

New product announcement - AutoStock


Netresult is pleased to announce a new offerring in our automotive product range - AutoStock.  AutoStock is a user friendly application specifically designed to assist companies to carry out stocktakes of cars and other items; quickly locate cars that should be there, or alternatively record the cars that are actually there.   We have been trialing the software...

Netresult announces partnership with Pentana Solutions


Netresult is pleased to announce a new partnership with dealer management software company Pentana Solutions and now provides direct integration from their AutoCheck vehicle inspection solution to ERAnet. Netresult’s AutoCheck solution is your one stop for all your inspection requirements and offers features that cover the trade appraisal, vehicle intake inspection and test drive processes as well as vehicle damage tracking,...

AutoCheck now available on Andriod


AutoCheck is now available on the Android platform and provides the same functionality as the iPhone version. *Enhanced GPS Tracking* The Android platform does provides additional benefits where background GPS tracking of resources is required. Â Couple this with AutoCheck's mapping functionality, and you can accurately pin-point the location of your drivers / inspectors throughout the day.

AutoCheck Photo & Image Tech Highlight


While a photo will give those receiving the image detail of specific damage, using AutoCheck’s photo and image functionality will greatly enhance the picture of the condition of the vehicle at the time of inspection. *No more drawing on the actual vehicle* A dent or a minor scratch on a panel under flat light can be difficult to identify on a...

Netresult is no Ford Thunderbird!


In 2002 Ford relaunched their classic Thunderbird and it was named USA car of the year, while a smart little software company called Netresult was born in Christchurch, New Zealand. The Thunderbird was a spectacular failure and Ford stopped production after three years, while Netresult turns 10 today and is still going strong. Starting out as a small software development company...

UK presence expands for Netresult


Netresult’s exclusive distributor in the UK, KeyWorth, has been acquired by Clifford Thames Group, a leading edge provider of consultancy and support services for the automotive industry. Clifford Thames Group is a SaaS software provider who came into the fleet and leasing markets in 2010, offering consultancy and support services for the OEM and Dealer Group markets. The acquisition of KeyWorth...

AutoCheck now available on iPhone


Netresult’s vehicle inspection solution – AutoCheck – is the latest application to receive the iOS treatment. The initial version provides all the core inspection functionality and can be used alongside the Windows Mobile and Web inspection versions meaning organisations can progressively migrate across. We will be progressively adding the more detailed damage costing functions to the iPhone version over the coming months...

Mobile Auditor - Floor plan now available on iPhone


Netresult's Mobile Auditor – Floor Plan solution is now available on Apple's iPhone. This solution can cater for individual finance companies looking to streamline their auditing process, or audit services companies looking to improve their customer service and speed with which the results can be supplied. As a wholesale finance company, Mobile Auditor can be implemented as a stand-alone system...

Mobile Auditor Compliance now available on iPad


Netresult's Mobile Auditor[http://www.netresultmobility.com/solutions/compliance-auditing/] application is now on Apple’s iPad and can be customized to suit your business needs. The application simplifies the auditing process from start to finish. This solution gives businesses improved efficiency around their audit processes, it increases accuracy and virtually eliminates all paperwork.  Mobile Auditor increases efficiency by significantly reducing the back-end processes. Results are sent in...

Online functionality enhances customer service for NZAA


The New Zealand Automobile Association (AA) is regarded as the leading advocate for New Zealand motorists and their interests. The organisation has been using AutoCheck for a number of years, but has recently implemented an online booking system from Netresult that allows customers to easily book pre-purchase vehicle inspections through AA’s website. “We can now offer greater flexibility to customers. It's...

Visibility removes constraints


Fast growing UK-based vehicle supermarket, The Car People, has implemented AutoCheck to support their continued expansion by providing more control over and more visibility of their vehicle buying process. The company found that as they continued to grow, manual processes were becoming cumbersome and inconsistent and slowing them down. They had little visibility over their buying process and vehicle duplications often...