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5 Reasons Why Now Is The Time For Variable Management | Automotive News Webinar | vAuto

In this Automotive News webinar, Patrick Janes explains five reasons why many dealers are adopting vAuto’s new Variable Management strategy for managing used vehicles. Variable Management is based on understanding the unique investment value of each vehicle, under its specific conditions, at any moment in time. Then, by appraising and pricing every car with that information, dealers can consistently make uniquely right decisions in any situation.

About the Author

Patrick Janes brings more than 30 years of automotive industry knowledge to team vAuto. As the senior business development director for Stockwave, vAuto’s wholesale sourcing solution, Patrick knows firsthand the biggest risk to ROI is buying inventory at auction, having previously managed day-to-day operations for nine years as a dealership general manager. Before his dealership experience, he spent the first half of his career working with dealers across the country in several field offices for an OEM. For three years, Patrick served as a vAuto performance manager, building a solid understanding of customer needs and expectations. He has seen firsthand an exciting new generation of technologically savvy used car managers and owners that find Stockwave saves time and enables a more strategic approach to the acquisition process. Patrick received his bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Bradley University. Patrick has served as a lecturer for Northwood University since September 2018. He teaches vAuto Velocity Principles to students enrolled in Automotive Marketing & Management major: Role & Function of the Auto Dealership and Dealership Variable Operations.

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