Higher Education

Automotive Service Management: Managing Dollars with Sense, 1st Edition

  • Mitch Schneider
  • ISBN-10: 1401826636  |  ISBN-13: 9781401826635
  • 140 Pages
  • © 2003 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $15.50

About

Overview

Gain the expertise required for success in one of the hottest segments of the automotive industry! This pioneering, eight-book series leads users to an understanding of the principles and procedures needed to manage an automotive services facility. Written by a National Automotive Service Advisory Panel member and former host of the "Tech Tips" segment on the popular "Truckin' USA" television show, each book contains proven solutions for effectively tackling challenges faced by today's professional automotive service managers. The rationale for automotive services management as a unique discipline is also explained, making this series a great resource for professionals and those interested in Auto Service Management as their career path.

Additional Product Information

Features and Benefits

  • the real-world approach reflects the author�s experience as a fourth generation technician, a repair & service company owner, an automotive industry trainer
  • all-inclusive coverage spans from designing an automotive repair facility floor plan through financial management techniques, customer/staff relations, and more
  • 100/144 pages per book makes it easy to incorporate this series into workshops, seminars, and training/education courses
  • information is available �as is� or for customization by franchises, dealerships, OEMs, and others seeking specific training solutions

Table of Contents

The Nature of Your Numbers. Understanding Your Financials. Margin & Markup: Inventory, Parts & Accessories. Using What You Know. Getting from A to B. Business Planning. Conclusion.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Mitch Schneider

Mitch Schneider is a fourth generation "mechanic/technician" and is a frequent speaker at major conventions and meetings of automotive industry trade organizations. Schneider is also an award-winning journalist and is a regular contributor and senior contributing editor for Motor Age magazine. He provides commentary on the evolving relationship between service dealers, jobbers, warehouse directors and manufacturers. Schneider has also appeared on the TNN cable show "Truckin USA" where he hosted the "Tech Tips" segment. In addition to operating the award-winning Schneider's Automotive for 22 years in Simi Valley,CA, he is also the president and founder of Schneider's Future-Tech, a service company specializing in conducting management seminars for automotive service dealers, jobbers, and warehouse distribution companies, and manufacturers. Finally, Schneider has also served as automotive service dealer spokesperson for the AFTER MARKET AUTOMOTIVE PARTS ALLIANCE, headquarters for AUTO VALUE, ALL PRO & BUMPER to BUMPER and is still seated on their National Automotive Service Advisory Panel.