In this episode of the Used Car Dealer Podcast, Zach interviews Dennis McGinn of Rapid Recon. They discuss the best practices for dealership recon, potential impact of right to repair and recall disclosure-related bills on recon management, and other timely topics.
Some of the questions asked include:
Q) Can you talk about your background as an executive at HP and what led you to start Rapid Recon?
Q) What does Rapid Recon do for dealers, and how has the product evolved since the early days?
Q) Can you tell us about the culture you have built at Rapid Recon and how former users have become employees?
Q) What has stuck with you the most about building a first-in-category company like Rapid Recon, and what were some of the initial challenges?
Q) Can you discuss your latest book, "Strategic T2L - Connect to What You Expect," and what the most significant takeaways are?
Q) What do dealers most often misunderstand about recon, including franchise, and what are the common mistakes your team has observed pre-implementation of RR?
Q) What are the top three best dealership recon practices from over a decade of time in the recon software space?
Q) What are your thoughts on the right to repair and recall disclosure-related bills being discussed in Washington and their potential impact on recon management for dealers?
Q) What are the differences and opportunities with the recon of EV vehicles?
Q) If you were a used car dealer looking to scale your business, at what point (ex. vehicles sold per month or on lot) should you consider recon software?
Q) Lastly, can you give us an idea of what's coming down the pipeline from Rapid Recon for 2023?
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