The Digital Shop® takes shape in Schools Lindsay, our trainer extraordinaire went back to school. Not as a student but being a professor for two days at the Career and Technology Center Fort Osage. Based on the initiative of SmartFlow users in and around Kansas City, MO, Bill Lieb, and Bryan Compton – teachers of the Automotive Classes at CTC – AutoVitals provided equipment and training for the next generation automotive technicians. It has been an honor to support this initiative. The technicia
2015 has started with a bang.Check out lots of new features for Digital Inspection and Workflow Management as well as web presence and CRM. Go tohttp://www.autovitals.com/pmnews/ find out and don't forget to subscribe to our RSS feed. Our Service Advisor T-Shirt is well liked and we received lots of order. Get yours at http://www.autovitals.com/product/service-advisor-t-shirt/ !
AutoVitals' monthly Service Advisor Huddle in October focused on feedback from shop owners about their best practices using SmartFlow.
Watch the Highlight Video or take in the full recording of the Service Advisor Huddle.
We were excited to welcome Jason Malo with Advanced Automotive for his presentation at our AutoVitals University yesterday. Jason's insights in running a successful Auto Repair and Service facility helped us further understand what new benefits SmartFlow and TopFuel can offer and how we can tailor our customer service. Thank YOU.
Check out the latest update from Murphy’s Autocare. Where they transform their front counter The monitors with the SMS are embedded in the counter. And two touch screens will not only host SmartFlow for the service advisors, they also can be swiveled around so customers get educated.
At SEMA 2014, AutoVitals will be showcasing SmartFlow, the first and best paperless systems for the independent auto repair industry. There will be live demonstrations of how you can improve the process and automate the workflow at your shop. You will see how your shop can become a AutoVitals Certified Digital Inspection Location and how that can save your customers both time and money.
We will be giving away an iPad mini with every copy of SmartFlow purchased at the show. Visit us at Booth 3
A case study following D&H Enterprises, a 9 bay shop in Concord California, while they move from yesterday’s technology into the future. Recently, owners Dave and Mary Kemnitz made the decision after 20 years in business that it was time to take a look at workflow automation to help improve their business process. D&H chose AutoVitals SmartFlow, which combines digital inspections, tablet based worksheets and visual workflow displays unified with world class workflow automation to get the
SmartFlow Enables up to 40% Increase in ARO
Using Digital Inspections and Workflow Management are the centerpiece of SmartFlow. Their real effectiveness comes to light when introduced together with policies and procedures specific for your shop.
Allow me to introduce four shop owners and general managers, who implemented those policies and procedures and increased their ARO by 20%-40% in app. 7 months.
I am honored to have Brian Bates, Dan Garlock, Russ Hilliard and Bill Connor on our panel
Email, Text, Push Notification – Right Here and Now
SmartFlow offers multiple ways to communicate with the motorists when you want to
Send them the inspection results and estimate
Make sure they know that the vehicle is ready for pick up
Remind them that Loyalty Points can be used for payment
or a simple email about requested information
Lets take a look at the Today’s Vehicles Page (TVP) how easy it is to start a message. The image below shows a vehicle tile with two markers