BETTER BUYING POWER ON THE BEST PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Leveraging Automotive Resource Groups relationships and the buying power of all participating dealerships, ARG dealers now get the financial benefits that the large public auto retailers have enjoyed for years. In addition to the substantial savings and increased net profit, ARG dealers have found that the service levels from their vendors have improved as well. Vendors understand the that every dealer who is part of the program has a direct impact on ARG preferred vendor selection. ARG continually monitors and measures service levels provided by all preferred vendors to ensure they are delivering best-in-class service.

ARG brings a broad perspective to our dealers on products and services that can have an immediate financial impact on your business. We share best practices from non-competing dealers across the country providing a substantial competitive edge for our dealers in their markets. There are a tremendous amount of companies looking to sell their products and services to your dealership and ARG helps you sort through them to discover the best value proposition for your dealership. Our relationships with some of the most recognized companies in the industry give our dealers access to the industry’s best at extremely attractive prices.

Automotive Resource Group has national relationships with Retail, Floor Plan and Commercial Lenders. Understanding the sweet spot for each lender is the key to increasing profitability at the dealership or group level. You may already be doing business with many of our lenders today, we just make it more profitable! ARG continually monitors changes throughout the lending community so our dealers can maximize opportunity. Our lenders have several exciting programs that are exclusive to ARG dealers, which can help you sell more cars and generate significant incremental income.

The products, vendors and service providers a dealer selects will have a direct impact on customers, employees, and profitability.

From the cleanliness of the uniforms to the brand of oil offered to customers, ARG will lower your expenses without sacrificing quality or service levels. Automotive Resource Group has spent hundreds of hours identifying companies that offer best-in-class service with the strongest value proposition available. ARG Preferred Vendors value the relationship with our dealers and provide our dealers with enhanced service levels and a single point of contact.

Automotive Resource Group has national relationships with Retail, Floor Plan and Commercial Lenders. Understanding the sweet spot for each lender is the key to increasing profitability at the dealership or group level. You may already be doing business with many of our lenders today, we just make it more profitable! ARG continually monitors changes throughout the lending community so our dealers can maximize opportunity. Our lenders have several exciting programs that are exclusive to ARG dealers, which can help you sell more cars and generate significant incremental income.

Understanding the intricacies of the auto industry and automobile dealership operations takes many years of actual hands on experience. Selecting professionals who possess the experience necessary to protect you and your business should not be taken lightly.

ARG has strategic alliances with some of the most experienced and respected individuals and companies who are dedicated to providing professional services to the auto industry. We help dealers select established accounting, legal and compliance firms that understand your business, mitigate risks and protect everything you have worked hard to build.

PREFERRED LENDERS & VENDORS

ARG has relationships with national lenders and vendors across the country. The companies selected have been selected through a stringent vetting process. We hold our preferred partners to the highest standards in their respective industries. Based on feedback from our dealer clients we review potential vendors and lenders on several factors that impact dealer profitability. These areas include price, quality, service levels, financial stability, and flexibility just to name a few.

PREFERRED LENDERS

The ARG Preferred Lender Program is comprised of multiple indirect auto lenders who offer loan programs that cover the entire credit spectrum. Dealers who participate in the ARG Dealer Program have access to special lenders programs that have traditionally only been available to the large public retail auto groups. Based on the performance of the portfolios of the ARG dealers, lenders have been very receptive to enhanced programs only available to participating dealers.

The ARG Preferred Lender Program has proven results that show it is very lucrative for dealers and outperforms other portfolios for lenders. They provide more than more than just additional volume and efficiencies to our lender partners. We limit the number of Preferred Lenders in each credit tier to allow the finance managers to focus on the Preferred Lender programs and ensure they have a strong understanding of every Preferred Lenders program and where they fit in the credit spectrum. This allows the finance manager to reduce the number of exceptions and rewrites making it more profitable for the dealer and the lender. Additionally, we monitor and measure the finance activities of the participating dealerships to ensure that the preferred lenders are always given the opportunity to review applications that are best suited for their programs. The Preferred Lender Program was developed to supplement and be an enhancement to the Captive Finance Company and allow the dealer to maximize the profitability on every deal.

PREFERRED VENDORS

In addition to the extremely aggressive pricing dealers receive from ARG Preferred Vendors, many offer special exclusive programs and promotions that give our dealers a significant competitive advantage. Because ARG dealers contribute a significate amount of business to our Preferred Vendors, they receive the highest level of customer service available from each company. Knowing that your dealership is part of a much larger group, the service you receive can have a much larger impact. Your current vendors may already be on the ARG Preferred Vendor Program giving you immediate access to better pricing on the high-quality products you already use. All Products and services are sent out to bid on a regular basis and we constantly solicit feedback from our dealers regarding all Preferred Vendors to ensure the programs offered to our dealers are the best value proposition in the industry.
Deciding between OEM programs and other options is typically a difficult decision for many dealers. Using our proprietary software, we prepare an in-depth cost-benefit evaluation by product and franchise including all OEM rebates and incentives tied to product purchases. This allows our dealers to make informed decisions understanding the impacts of options. We assist our dealers in developing programs where they are able to meet all OEM requirements for reimbursements of warranty, maintenance work and benefit from the incremental income of other vendors. Participating dealers have the ability to decide for themselves if specific Preferred Vendors are the right fit for them.

Automotive Resource Group Inc. (ARG) does not give legal, financial, investment or tax advice. Professional services described herein are done through referrals to industry professionals. ARG believes that their clients should only use qualified professionals when buying or selling a dealership or entering into any binding contracts or agreements. ARG is happy to refer their clients to qualified professionals. ARG highly recommends that the companies you select specialize in the automotive industry.