Brian Finkelmeyer, Sr. Dir. vAuto

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Listen as Brian Finkelmeyer, Senior Director, vAuto gets deep in the weeds with one of the most concerning topics in the auto industry – new car inventory.

“It’s very simple, it’s time to think like an investor.”

Episode Highlights:

  • Inventory in the US is down over 1 million cars!
  • If there ever was a time to hone in on new car inventory management, that time is now.
  • One of the biggest lessons learned is that inventory must be managed better.
  • Why manufacturers need to change their allocation processes. 
  • A high percentage of dealers suffer from “recency bias” when ordering inventory. 
  • Is it time to change to floor plan compensation to better control inventory and profitability.

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