The summer convention season will continue to heat up with big events in Alabama and Texas in late July.
Kicking off on Thursday, July 20 and running through Saturday, July 22, the Alabama Independent Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA) Convention in Orange Beach will feature numerous dealer training sessions, networking and social events, as well as some relaxation time on the Gulf of Mexico. Full convention details and registration info are available here.
The Texas Independent Automobile Dealers Association (TIADA) Annual Conference and Expo will run from Sunday, July 23 through Tuesday, July 25 in San Antonio. Over 100 vendors and 35 breakout sessions across five Learning Tracks will highlight the conference agenda. Click here for more information.
Swing by the Frazer booth and say hello if you're attending either convention.
Join us at the Georgia Independent Automobile Dealers Association (GIADA) Convention and Expotaking place just outside of Atlanta from Thursday, July 13 through Saturday, July 15.
While the schedules for Thursday and Saturday are loaded with fun activities like a golf tournament and silent auction, Friday s schedule will feature continuing education sessions with noted industry speakers Ken Shilson, Chuck Bonanno, Tom Hudson and many others.
Registration information is available here.
Many revised state laws affecting Frazer dealers in various states will go into effect beginning Saturday, July 1.
Key changes include implied warranties in Illinois and updated late fee laws in Oklahoma and Iowa. Dealers in South Carolina, California and Minnesota will also need to be ready for various changes to taxes and fees.
Update your Frazer system before Saturday to ensure you stay compliant with all the new changes and keep your forms current.
Frazer users now have the ability to upload inventory directly to DealerCue.
Using real-time industry data from local markets, DealerCue's VinCue app provides retail and wholesale vehicle values, projected profit margins, average reconditioning costs and more.
The RevCue tool simplifies the process of creating a custom branded website, while BidCue uses current market data to efficiently guide your auction purchasing based on industry trends and customer preferences.
DealerCue's recall management solution TurnCue conveniently stores recall data in one convenient database and can also enable recall data to be viewed within BidCue.
Many of DealerCue's tools are available in mobile friendly apps that automatically sync data with the desktop versions.
Looking to learn more about the used car business and make some valuable industry connections? Then don't miss the 71st Annual National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) Convention and Expo in Las Vegas this month.
The convention will run June 12-15 and feature numerous industry training sessions, exhibitors, networking opportunities, entertainment and more.
The jam-packed schedule will run from early Monday morning and conclude with a reception, awards banquet and after party Thursday evening.
Already planning to attend the convention? Feel free to stop by the Frazer booth and say hello!
Frazer has partnered with Vantage Finance to offer dealers the opportunity to connect with a spectrum of lenders.
Vantage Finance is a virtual finance company that connects independent auto dealerships with lenders such as Gateway One, Wells Fargo, American National Bank, Westlake and more.
Acting as your dealership's F&I department, Vantage will review the application materials and conduct an interview, prepare all required forms, and sell back-end products directly to your customers.
Submitting applications is free and Vantage will charge Frazer users a discounted fee per funded contract while also sharing profits from the sales of back-end products.
The integration is accessible through the Finance This Deal! button on the Sales Processing window within Frazer...
Sign up with Vantage today
Join us at the 19th Annual Buy Here, Pay Here National Conference presented by the National Alliance of Buy Here, Pay Here Dealers (NABD) in Las Vegas May 23-25.
The packed conference schedule will feature training sessions, workshops, networking events, industry speakers, receptions and even a Wednesday Night in Vegas!
Registration begins at 10 a.m. Tuesday and the conference runs through noon on Thursday.
Be sure to swing by the Frazer booth (#510) and say hello!
Frazer recently partnered with Equifax to enhance and simplify the credit reporting process for dealers by enabling the upload of a Metro 2 file directly from Frazer to Equifax.
The streamlined integration offers the seamless and secure transmission of customer data to a major credit bureau.
Reporting credit motivates your customers to make timely payments and build positive credit histories while also rewarding good standing customers for simply doing business with your dealership.
More information on registering your business with Equifax is available here.
South Carolina dealers now have the ability to process Electronic Lien and Title (ELT) Services directly from Frazer through Auto Data Direct.
The feature is accessible through the ELT button in your Print Forms window.
ELT became mandatory for any South Carolina business that finances vehicles, vessels or mobile homes beginning in February and all lenders must comply by August 1, 2017.
Auto Data Direct is the CIADA exclusive partner for ELT services.
Load the latest Frazer update to access the new integration.