In his recent article, featured in the January issue of Fuel Oil News, Rashaan Baskerville discusses how a current interest phenomenon may provide you with a rare opportunity to significantly reduce your interest expenses.
When considering whether to hedge (or not to), it is important to review the following key factors: Variable Cost Structure: , Fixed Cost Structure, Inflation, and Interest Rates.
Now that the winter is behind us, dealers are reflecting on how things went financially and how to shift gears for the remainder of the year to get back on track with their annual profit targets. Before you can decide how to pivot, you need to know what target to aim for.
It's a great time to improve your profitability in your Service (and Installation) department. In the past, the Service department had traditionally been a loss leader for most dealers and, therefore, represented one of the biggest and quickest opportunities for a dealer to grow their profitability. This remains true to this day, despite the fact that most full-service dealers have already transitioned their Service departments from a loss leader to a profit center.