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What is a DMS – Dealer Management System?

A dealership management system (DMS) or auto dealership accounting system is a bundled management information system created specifically for the automotive industry and especially for  car dealerships or large dealer groups. DMS is not for everyone, typically small scale dealers and independent used car lots will manage their business with generic accounting packages. Even large dealer […]

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Define SRP

What is a SRP? The Term; “SRP” stands for Search Results Page, a relatively new term in the industry. In the past, before the internet, all you had to worry about was how the front on your lot looked, did you open the hoods and blow up those balloons. Today, drive by traffic is still […]

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Used Car ACV

What is the ACV – Actual Cash Value?

Understanding A.C.V The “ACV” is the “Actual Cash Value” the dealer places on the  vehicle purchased either at auction or as a trade in. This simply means the car dealer could liquidate the vehicle for that amount. In other words, if dealer chooses not sell the customer’s trade-in as one of their pre-owned cars, they could wholesale […]

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The Easy CRM is not Bloatware

What Does Bloatware Mean?

We love the term called bloatware because it describe how software has devolved into a series of ridiculously complex and overbearing buttons and clicks. Our goal at Dealer Simplified, is to prevent our software developers from creating buttons and features that are never going to be used. Utilization is everything in our mind, software that is […]

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