I was invited and attended the global launch of Appraisal Solutions - Mobile Car Appraiser in Perth. We had been using the old paper appraisal system for as long as I can remember. With technology now driving our industry for efficency and professionalism, I was interested in seeing what MCA could do for our dealership.
I was instantly impressed with its simplicity but it was also obvious as to how it would improve our efficiency in an area that has been forgotten about whilst things change around it. Trading cars is becoming harder and something needed to change to swing it back in our favour. MCA is that something.
How it increases new car sales is obvious in the way it enforces the salesman down the road to sale path, increasing the time spent with the client resulting in increase profitability per deal. The clients are amazed as we use iPads to do the appraisal and with so many features that allow us to gather information about their vehicle, including automatic vehicle download data, which means the client is conditioned to expect less for their vehicle than they had anticipated.
The team at Appraisal Solutions have been great, flexible and willing to assist at a moment's notice. As we were building a new showroom they worked with us to make the most out of the system during this time.
I recommend not only taking a look at MCA but getting a demo to see for yourself.