prevent theft automotive elva dms

08/01/2017

No, this won’t be an article on how to rob your employer in the best and most quality way possible. This will be an article on my observations while working with various automotive customers and on the creative approach of employees in robbing their employers.

This experience might be useful to some of you. Maybe not! Nevertheless, owners and managers of companies of the automotive industry will definitely find this interesting to read. Maybe some new ideas will arise on how to spot and stop internal theft in your automotive company.

In: Sales & Marketing

fuel control system fleet maintenance Elva DMS

07/06/2017

In this post I will share my experience on the issue of fleet fuel calculation and control. This topic might be more relevant to companies such as bus carriers (public transport), truck carriers (logistic), and some other companies with their own fleet. I came up with a question – where does the fuel of the company go – after I noticed it on a home page of a telematics' equipment manufacturer. Indeed, can all the fleet managers state with their hands put on their hearts that they know the answer to this question? And, do they have the tools for analysis of this data and for effective decision making?

In: Technology

06/30/2017

When choosing dealership management system (DMS), one of the main tasks is to compare available systems. There are so many of them in the market, and their range is constantly changing. To make it easier for customers to select best fitting system, I have done some Internet research. In a result, I have made a list of 400+ TOP dealer management and fleet maintenance software vendors from all over the world.Some of the listed software cover full ERP and DMS functionality (like Elva DMS), some delivers just a DMS functionality, and some solutions cover only few specific functions that automotive industry organization might need.

In: Sales & Marketing

repair service module elva dms

05/13/2017

The answer to this question is as follows – the Dynamics NAV standard service module is not intended for automotive service management! What these two modules have in common is the word "service'.

I decided to write this article because at least 2-3 times per year I encounter a situation where a Dynamics NAV partner offers some after-sales service and fleet maintenance company to use the system's standard service module or someone attempts to adapt this service module for the automotive industry. So why is the Dynamics NAV standard service module not suited for automotive service management? In this article, I will try to highlight the most important arguments why the use of the standard module is not the best option for the automotive industry.

In: Technology