See the difference iRecon makes.

Every hour a vehicle sits in reconditioning is an hour you’re paying holding costs and losing out on profits. Multiple cars stalled in your process means even more hits to your bottom line.

Let’s Talk iRecon

Use the calendar to follow the timeline of two dealerships working to get inventory front-line ready.

Click each day to view the progress made as one dealer leverages iRecon to streamline the reconditioning process while the other dealer does not.

Sunday

30

+
Monday

1

You get the car

See The Difference

with iRecon

without

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Monday: Trade-In / Create Plan / Detail

1

With iRecon White Logo

  • Vehicle comes onto the lot from trade-in / wholesale. For Provision® customers, the vehicle’s appraisal information is pulled into the manager’s iRecon Dashboard.
  • Manager clicks “Create Recon Plan” via desktop or mobile for either a pre-set or custom recon plan outlining the order of the tasks to be performed.
  • When Detail is first, Detail is immediately notified and timelines are set for pickup.

Without

Vehicle comes onto the lot from trade-in / wholesale.

A couple notes are made on a whiteboard, or some Post-its are put on the wall, probably later in the day.

Front-line Ready Progress

with iRecon

Front-line Ready Progress

without
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Tuesday

2

Inspection

See The Difference

with iRecon

without

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Tuesday: Detail / Service

2

With iRecon White Logo

  • Detail goes to dealership knowing which vehicles need detailing and in what order.
  • Detailing is completed. The Service Department gets a push notification assigning a task with pertinent info.

Without

Vehicle is re-inspected by a manager who decides what steps need to be done while looking at the Post-its again, wondering if one is missing.

Front-line Ready Progress

with iRecon

Front-line Ready Progress

without
+
Wednesday

3

Service

See The Difference

with iRecon

without

+
Wednesday: Service / Touch-up

3

With iRecon White Logo

  • Opted-in managers receive request and approve or decline the work with time and date stamp for later review.
  • Service orders parts and completes work; task is completed at pre-set staging. Photo task is executed.
  • Touch-up receives a push notification and expected timelines are set in the touch-up task.

Without

A showroom customer distracts the manager from looking at the whiteboard.

The manager leaves a “note to self” to get the Service team to pick up the vehicle.

Front-line Ready Progress

with iRecon

Front-line Ready Progress

without
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Thursday

4

Touch-up

See The Difference

with iRecon

without

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Thursday: Touch-Up / Interior / Photos

4

With iRecon White Logo

  • Touch-up company touches up the vehicle and completes the task.
  • Interior Repair team is tasked by push notification and email with pertinent information and timelines for interior repair.

Without

Vehicle dropped off at Service, finally.

Manager takes a felt marker to the whiteboard and puts a question mark after “service TBD.”

Front-line Ready Progress

with iRecon

Front-line Ready Progress

without
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Friday

5

Front-line Ready

See The Difference

with iRecon

without

+
Friday: Interior / Sales

5

With iRecon White Logo

  • Interior Repair finalizes vehicle repairs and completes the task in iRecon, completing the reconditioning plan for this vehicle.
  • The car moves to the Sales team.

Without

Manager wonders what’s going on and calls Service.

Later that afternoon, Service orders parts.

Front-line Ready Progress

with iRecon

Front-line Ready Progress

without
+
Saturday

6

Here they Come

See The Difference

with iRecon

without

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Saturday: Sales

6

With iRecon White Logo

  • Vehicles kept on track with iRecon are ready to show and ready to be sold.
  • Weekend shoppers have more chances to drive home a newly reconditioned car and more chances to drive profits for your bottom line.

Without

Cars languish in service bays.

Service has shortened weekend schedules and won’t get back up to full operations till Monday.

Cars wait. Customers aren’t buying what they aren’t seeing.

Front-line Ready Progress

with iRecon

Front-line Ready Progress

without
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Sunday

7

They’re Back

See The Difference

with iRecon

without

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Sunday: Sales / Trade-In

7

With iRecon White Logo

  • Shoppers become buyers.
  • Customers who are able to see fully reconditioned vehicles early have the time they need to think it over, come back and sign a contract.

Without

Cars that are not on the front line Saturday will not be available Sunday either.

Two days of selling opportunities are lost thanks to poor reconditioning schedule management.

Front-line Ready Progress

with iRecon

Front-line Ready Progress

without
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Monday

8

Two Different Clocks

See The Difference

with iRecon

without

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Monday: Create Plan / Detail

8

With iRecon White Logo

Without

Service is almost finished.

A little later, the manager is notified that in three hours the car will be ready, and the manager adds a “call Sales” Post-it to the wall.

Front-line Ready Progress

with iRecon

Front-line Ready Progress

without
+
Tuesday

9

The Better Way

See The Difference

with iRecon

without

+
Tuesday: Detail / Service

9

With iRecon White Logo

  • The team with iRecon is well on its way to closing a sale and putting another vehicle in front of customers.

Without

Glancing at the clock, and then the calendar, the manager tries to help coordinate for car to be photographed and stickered for website.

Front-line Ready Progress

with iRecon

Front-line Ready Progress

without
+
Wednesday

10

Lesson Learned?

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with iRecon

without

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Wednesday: Lesson Learned?

10

With iRecon White Logo

  • The iRecon dealership is keeping its lot stocked with in-demand vehicles, creating more sales and adding more days of profit to the dealership’s monthly numbers.

Without

The dealership managing on its own begins the final interior repairs necessary to get the car ready for sale, with the manager wondering if they should be asking for an iRecon demo.

Front-line Ready Progress

with iRecon

Front-line Ready Progress

without
Thursday

11

Friday

12

Saturday

13

Sunday

14

Monday

15

Tuesday

16

Wednesday

17

Thursday

18

Friday

19

Saturday

20

Sunday

21

Monday

22

Tuesday

23

Wednesday

24

Thursday

25

Friday

26

Saturday

27

Sunday

28

Monday

29

Tuesday

30

Wednesday

1

Thursday

2

Friday

3

Saturday

4

  • Every 2.5 days of time to sale saved, for all your vehicles, is the same to your bottom line as adding an additional inventory turn.

  • It’s like adding a 13th month of profitability to your calendar year, simply by doing what you’re already doing more efficiently.

  • Get a 37% increase in efficiency — an extra month of profits — by improving the efficacy of your dealership’s reconditioning methods with iRecon.

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