Increase profit

Make more money for your Dealership and improve management visibility and control

Traka Automotive gives you greater control over your business, productivity and profitability improvements across all departments and is simple to implement and maintain.

Know who was responsible for parking and Speeding fines

Undeniable proof provided by the system ensures the responsible member of staff is found responsible rather than a Director or Company Secretary.

Clear visibility of all keys and vehicles

Across the group to identify location of vehicles quickly and accurately from any desk, who is using it, where it has been.

Improved employee satisfaction

Keys and vehicles are located without delay, no asking around and no wasted time leaving staff free to get on and do their job.

Improved customer satisfaction

No waiting for keys or vehicle to be returned after a service, no more lost keys or replacement locks, no more missing keys when the customer wants a test-drive.

Huge productivity gains for all departments

Particularly in Aftersales, delivers significant extra profit to the bottom line. Saving just 5 minutes per day per Technician will pay for the system within a few months and keep on making you additional profit month after month thereafter.

Measure Parking Space usage

To improve overall use of capacity. Visual check of the key cabinet will highlight congested areas and under-utilised areas and identify improvements. Detailed analysis of areas can be performed showing %age utilization by day/week/month/year.

Documentary evidence

Of who accessed keys for CID investigation purposes.

Sarbanes Oxley and Stock Audit reporting

Functionality ensures you can account for every vehicle at any moment, maximize your stock level during a stock check, speed up the time it takes to perform audits and reduce the administrative overhead associated with managing vehicles stocks and auditing.

Demonstrable key security to customers

Differentiates your service from the competition. Many dealers show the system to customers to re-assure them their key is being tracked during it’s time in the business.

Modern and effective process

Reflects dealer standards requirements. Customers expect modern dealerships to be using this kind of system.

Requires minimal training

With a fluid and easy to understand layout that users can get to grips with quickly reducing the impact of implementing the solution within your company.

High performance

Even with hundreds of users across your business, searches for keys take less than 100 milliseconds on the software but are rich in detail – showing, who is the current holder of the key, where the vehicle is parked, how long ago it was taken/put back, recent usage of the key, who currently holds it etc.

Scalability

From a single key cabinet, 10 users and running on a desktop PC to serving 30+ key cabinets, 100's of users and running on dedicated server PC's across multiple sites.

Automatic updates

Desktop software automatically updates itself from the server allowing us to deliver new updates to you without downtime or involving your IT staff.

Free lifetime hardware warranty

All hardware faults are fixed for free including parts and labour for the duration of the support contract.

Free software upgrades

All customers benefit from application improvements which are simple to roll back to others.

Free technical support

Including overnight error and diagnostic checks.

Twice yearly comprehensive on-site health checks

To maintain effective usage.

Item
Example Benefit
£
lear visibility of stock across the group
Locate a suitable vehicle for a customer which may be at another branch. Find sales stock which has been transferred out to other locations. Leads to one extra vehicle sale for the department per year
£1,000
No lost keys for Sales and Aftersales
Eliminate cost of ordering spare sets through parts department. For example, 3 sets per annum at £250 per set per department.
£1,500
Know who was responsible for parking and Speeding fines
Allocate costs and fines to staff and customers. For example, 2 of each per year for sales and aftersales departments
£300
Improved Employee Satisfaction
Saves 10 minutes per day for every staff member previously spent looking for a key or a vehicle, which can be used to generate leads, follow up customers, demo and sell more vehicles. Reduces turnover of staff
£10,000
Full history of key movements
Speak directly to the right member of staff with a question, create real responsibility for every activity, eliminate wasted time and improve efficiency
£1,000
Integration with the DMS
Eliminate data entry of vehicle details saving all members of staff valuable time each day
£1,000
Fully audit the movement of keys between locations
Measure drivers, eliminate time-wasting, eliminate re-tagging of key at each location
£1,000
Measure Parking Space usage to improve overall use of capacity
Optimise site usage by 5%
£500
Improved customer satisfaction
No waiting for keys or vehicle to be returned after a service, no more lost keys or replacement locks, no more missing keys when the customer wants a test-drive
£2,000
Huge productivity gains for all departments, particularly in Aftersales
Saving just 5 minutes per day per Technician for 10 technicians at a labour rate of £100 per hour
£25,000
Documentary evidence
Elimination of time and effort reviewing CCTV, interviewing staff and other investigation work
£750
Sarbanes Oxley and Stock Audit reporting functionality
Maximize your stock level during annual stock check by 3 additional vehicles worth £10,000 each, speed up the time it takes to perform audits and reduce the administrative overhead associated with managing vehicles stocks and auditing
£40,000
Demonstrable key security to customers
Differentiates your service from the competition leading to 3 additional customers retained per year
£1,500
Modern and effective process
Customers expect modern dealerships to be using this kind of system
-
Requires minimal training with a fluid and easy to understand layout
No time out for staff, no trainers needed
-
High performance
Saves time for staff
£500
Scalability
Inexpensive server hardware needed, quick and easy to expand at minimal cost
£1,000
Automatic updates
Clients automatically update from the server so no downtime or resources needed to update
£500
Free lifetime hardware warranty
0
-
Free software upgrades
0
-
Free technical support
0
-
Twice yearly comprehensive on-site health checks
0
-
Audited externally by us rather than your own staff
0
£1,000
Free overnight error and diagnostic checks
0
-
Reduced Insurance Premiums
Assuming 5% reduction on £100,000 annual policy
£5,000
Free analysis and development
All customers benefit from application improvements which are simple to roll back to others
£0

 

TOTAL POSSIBLE BENEFIT FOR THIS AREA

 

 

£93,550 per annum

 

 

COMBINED POSSIBLE BENEFIT ACROSS ALL AREAS

 

 

£130,250 per annum