Testimonials: Listen To What Clients Are Saying About M5 Management Services

Our personal experience in coaching fixed operations professionals gives us unique perspective. We work with service operations that range from 3 technicians to more than 150 technicians. Our client list spans the industry from individually owned dealerships to large, private, and publicly held operations. We serve as project managers with most of the major OEM brands.

Are Our Employees A Number Or A Family Member?

Often, we throw out the word “Family” way too quickly and loosely in our advertising and our employee manuals. How do you make your employees feel like a valued team member? How do you retain employees? What is the turnover rate in your service department? All employees want to feel that they are a vital part of the department and the company. Are we keeping them informed of what is happening with the company? Are… Are Our Employees A Number Or A Family Member?

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Recruiting Technicians

by: Paul Berman We all know that finding and hiring Technicians these last few years can be like herding cats!  Finding Technicians can be very difficult if not …downright defeating.  But hey, stay fully engaged and keep plugging away!  Don’t just wait until someone shows up or the phone rings.  Hope is not a plan; it is a wish!  Yes, it will cost time and money. Do you have an HR department?  Are they fully… Recruiting Technicians

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Structured vs. Operational Techniques in Dealership Service Operations – Part 3

by: David Dietrich This is Part 3 of a three-part series. ( Part 1 | Part 2 ) V. Combined Structured and Operation Techniques An example of combined structured and operational changes can be experienced with the employment of asset management.  During a vendor review, a manager deletes an entire expense item, such as janitorial services.  In this case, the deletion of the item is a structural change. An example of an operational change is… Structured vs. Operational Techniques in Dealership Service Operations – Part 3

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