Notifications & Messages

Jared Hamilton
From: Jared Hamilton
Hey - It’s time to join the thousands of other dealer professionals on DrivingSales. Create an account so you can get full access to the articles, discussions and people that are shaping the future of the automotive industry.
×
Bryant Gibby

Bryant Gibby Used car manager

Exclusive Blog Posts

5 Avoidable Ways that Car Dealerships Can Reduce Staff or Customer Injuries and Liability

5 Avoidable Ways that Car Dealerships Can Reduce Staff or Customer Injuries and Liability

The National Automotive Dealer Association (NADA) data for 2016, revealed that there are 16,708 franchised dealerships in the United States, who sold a rec…

Tips on Finding and Hiring Salesmen Who Have Experience

Tips on Finding and Hiring Salesmen Who Have Experience

Your dealership can't thrive without an experienced sales force. The trickiest part of this equation is finding "rock star" salespeople to he…

New Site Links from Google in Mobile Search

New Site Links from Google in Mobile Search

In thinking of a mobile first world, Google has rolled out new site links to the search results on mobile search.  Historically, Google would award…

What Your Dealership Should Look for in Insurance Coverage

What Your Dealership Should Look for in Insurance Coverage

When a person decides to start a car dealership, insurance needs to be part of their planning. It is a requirement for a dealership to have vehicle insuran…

The Power Of A Physical Location In A Digital World

The Power Of A Physical Location In A Digital World

Everything is moving to digital, does that mean that your location isn’t valuable? New research shows that your physical location could be your most …

Holiday Schedule

     With the 4th of July coming up, I wanted to throw up a quick post about Holiday schedules.  At our dealership, we have always just had Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years off for Holidays. I know of other dealerships that are closed on various holidays that we are open on. I know the car business is far different from banker hours/schedules but I think we should get more than 3 days off per year.

     I was just wondering what most dealerships out there give for days off on Holidays for their sales departments? I'm curious to see if we are in the same boat as most dealerships. Any feedback would be great.... 

Richard Lovering
We offer New Years Day, Easter, Christmas, Thanksgiving, July 4th off in our sales departments. Our other departments do get some other days off or run split shifts on memorial day/labor day.
Richard Lovering
We offer New Years Day, Easter, Christmas, Thanksgiving, July 4th off in our sales departments. Our other departments do get some other days off or run split shifts on memorial day/labor day.
Jim Bell
We are closed store wide on New Year's Day, 4th of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas. We are closed on Sundays so the other 'major' holidays we are closed as well.

 Unlock all of the community & features  Join Now