About the Dealership

Friendly Kia has served New Port Richey with care and compassion since 1998. They believe in being honest, upfront, and providing the same level of exceptional service to all customers.

Results

Friendly Kia signed up for ONE Platform in February 2019. Since then, they have seen very strong results, including a 43% increase in Average Dollar Sold During Check-in.


From the Dealership

“ONE Platform by Dealer-FX has helped raise our level of consistency and professionalism. Our customers love it and we can see we are now appealing to a younger market.”

John Schmidt, Service Director, Friendly Kia, New Port Richey, FL

Given the profound change to our service process, training is really important.I’m happy to report the trainers are the best I have ever worked with! 

The greatest benefit we have seen would have to be the ability to present VIN-specific services which have had a direct impact on our CP Dollars per RO. In addition, the ability to take pictures of prior damage during the walkaround is amazing and has saved us money on several occasions.

John Schmidt, Service Director
Friendly Kia, New Port Richey, FL


“The communications from the Dealer-FX Total Service Marketing Team are second to none. We have used competitive products in the past and none of them offers what Dealer-FX does. They provide a more flexible program, better reporting and they deliver a level of service that we have never seen before. I would highly recommend Dealer-FX to another dealer.” 

Tyler Holt, Internet Marketing Director 
Friendly Kia, New Port Richey, FL


What’s Next?

Dealer-FX will transform your dealership and give your employees the tools they need to satisfy customers, while also driving higher revenue and profits. Get in touch to experience a live demo today!

About the Dealership

Serra Gardendale Kia is committed to doing “Whatever It Takes” in order to be the best Kia dealership in Alabama. They focus on outstanding customer service, a culture of success for all team members, and long-term customer loyalty.

From the Dealership

“Now in my 7th year as General Manager of Kia Franchises, there has been no greater challenge than raising the bar for customer pay in our service department.  The excuses from my team were endless:

  • “If I do the multi-point, the writer doesn’t sell the recommendations”
  • “If I sell the service, parts can’t deliver fast enough for the customer”
  • “There just isn’t time to sell the multi-point”
  • And my favorite excuse… “Kia customers can’t afford the service”

As a dealer and General Manager, I struggled with these excuses as barriers to raising customer pay dollars and efficiencies for years. Until we partnered with Dealer-FX.”


“Dealer-FX has the tools, technology, systems, and most importantly service, that has helped my service department almost DOUBLE OUR CUSTOMER PAY HOURS PER R.O.”

“Most vendors have a system and most “talk a good game” until you sign the contract. I was most impressed with the service that Dealer-FX provided after the dotted line was signed.  Their team worked with each sub-department until every employee understood, and could be held accountable for, performance and execution. It was almost like having a second Service Director to help with the install and execution.

If you are looking for a true partner to help take your service department to the next level, consider Dealer-FX.”

Andy Fisher, General Manager
Serra Kia, Gardendale, AL


Get in touch with us today and learn how the Kia Service Lane Technology Suite from Dealer-FX can benefit your dealership, call 1-844-647-7888

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