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Randy Kobat: 2019 Q3 Live Market View

As dealers continue to see success in their used car sales, they have asked us what more they can do to capitalize on a strong market.

In this third-quarter edition of Live Market View, we dive into how improving your reconditioning process can prevent inefficiencies and help you tap into major profit potential.

Watch as Randy Kobat, senior vice president of vAuto, HomeNet, Rebates & Incentives, and Dealertrack DMS, shares three best practices you can implement to streamline your reconditioning process. Plus, you’ll hear about a Provision® client who has successfully integrated physical and digital reconditioning with iRecon to boost his dealership’s profitability.

About the Author

Randy Kobat is vice president of operations and inventory management solutions for vAuto, Rebates & Incentives, KBB ICO and related products. In this role, Randy oversees all aspects of operations and performance for these companies and segments of Cox Automotive, helping them meet their respective goals for growth, product development and integration, and customer and employee satisfaction. Randy brings a unique blend of executive leadership expertise to vAuto that includes long-term planning, marketing, mergers and acquisitions, operations, sales management, and strategy development. Prior to joining Cox Automotive, Randy successfully held a variety of top-level leadership positions for automotive-related companies including Service Repair Solutions Inc., Trilogy Enterprises and CDK. Randy has also served as a business leadership lecturer for the Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University, the Wisconsin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and other business schools. Randy earned a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from Northern Illinois University and an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

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