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MIKE'S INVENTORY MANAGEMENT BLOG

Auto Parts Inventory - February 8, 2024

6 Best Practices for Reducing Surplus Parts Inventory in Your Dealership

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - December 19, 2023

New Year, New Inventory Strategies: Auto Parts Management in 2024

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - November 23, 2023

5 Quick Steps to Successful Year-End Auto Parts Inventory Management

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - October 11, 2023

Lacking Resources for Auto Parts Inventory? Here Are 5 Solutions.

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - October 4, 2023

Auto Parts Inventory Management: Its Impact on Morale and Solutions

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - August 30, 2023

5 Reasons Not to Delay Your Automotive Annual Parts Inventory

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - August 25, 2022

What is Automotive Parts Inventory Management?

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Buy | Sell Inventory - July 27, 2022

Buying Or Selling A Dealership: What Is Salability?

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - July 14, 2022

Auto Dealership Inventory: What Is Order Cycle Time?

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Parts Management - June 17, 2022

What Are Backorder Costs And Why Are They Important?

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - May 17, 2022

What is a Dealership Management System (DMS), and How Does it Work?

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - April 14, 2022

Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Yearly - How Often to Count Auto Inventory?

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - March 8, 2022

What Is Ending Inventory and Why is it Important for Auto Dealerships?

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - March 3, 2022

What Are Carrying Costs in Your Auto Parts Inventory?

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - February 2, 2022

How to Account For Obsolete Parts Inventory at Your Automotive Dealership

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - December 10, 2021

How to Correct Inventory Errors On Your Dealerships’ Financial Statement

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - November 25, 2021

How to do a Proper Year End Auto Parts Inventory Count

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - October 4, 2021

Automotive Inventory: How To Receive Inventory and Reduce Errors

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - September 10, 2021

4 Steps To Help With Your Surplus Automotive Parts Inventory Problems

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Parts Management - August 10, 2021

What Is Beginning Inventory in Your Automotive Dealership?

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - August 6, 2021

Why Your Automotive Dealership Needs A Mid-Year Inventory Check Up

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - June 3, 2021

How To Avoid Inventory Discrepancies in Your Auto Dealership

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Parts Management - May 5, 2021

The Importance of Software and Data in Automotive Inventory Management

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Insider - April 8, 2021

How Inventory Affects Your Financial Statements

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
- March 11, 2021

Is There A Problem With Your Inventory Management Process?

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - January 27, 2021

8 Important Inventory Metrics Your Parts Department Should Be Tracking

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - January 5, 2021

Build a Better Automotive Parts Inventory System in 2021

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - December 1, 2020

How Your Year-End Inventory Affects Your Business’s Taxable Income

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - November 3, 2020

There’s An Easier Way To Do A Monthly Reconciliation

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - September 30, 2020

6 Tips To Put Your Automotive Parts Inventory in Better Order 

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - August 25, 2020

Easy Ways To Solve 3 Common Auto Parts Inventory Issues

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - August 10, 2020

4 Major Auto Parts Inventory Projects to Focus On

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Parts Management - July 3, 2020

3 Ways Automotive Parts Management Improves Your Bottom Line

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - May 15, 2020

Now Is The Time To Get Your Parts Department Organized

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - April 27, 2020

Save on Warranty Reimbursement Services – 25% OFF

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - April 13, 2020

Customer Retention Through Better Inventory Management

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - March 9, 2020

Automotive Inventory Valuation - Which Method to Use?

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - February 28, 2020

4 Disadvantages of Doing Your Automotive Physical Inventory Internally

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - February 14, 2020

3 Strategies That Will Improve Your Automotive Parts Inventory Management in 2020

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - January 10, 2020

How to Maximize Your Automotive Inventory with Cyclical Counts

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Parts Management - December 31, 2019

How to Minimize Internal Theft in Your Automotive Dealership’s Parts Department

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - December 30, 2019

5 Ways a Well-Managed Inventory Contributes to a Successful Dealership

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - November 29, 2019

Automotive Dealership: Common Year-End Count Errors and How to Avoid Them

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - November 15, 2019

3 Steps for Performing Your Year-End Automotive Parts Inventory

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - October 31, 2019

How to Avoid Inventory Over-Valuation When Buying a Dealership

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - October 17, 2019

3 Common Auto Parts Inventory Issues and How to Fix Them

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - September 23, 2019

6 Reasons You Should Choose Pro Count West for Your Physical Inventory

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - August 30, 2019

Automotive Dealership Parts Departments: 5 Steps for Minimizing Inventory Loss

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - August 16, 2019

Are You the New Parts Manager at an Automotive Dealership? Here’s How to Start the Job off Right

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - July 31, 2019

4 Benefits of Maintaining an Accurate Parts Inventory

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Parts Management - July 23, 2019

The Importance of Identifying Low Turning Stock

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - June 27, 2019

Get a More Accurate Parts Inventory with Monthly Reconciliations Done Right

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
- June 17, 2019

How to Conduct a Successful Partial Parts Inventory Count

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - May 31, 2019

ScanIt: Benefit from Inventory Management Technology Without the Investment

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Parts Management - May 17, 2019

How to Improve Your Customer Service to Increase the Success of Your Parts Department

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - April 29, 2019

Valuing and Devaluing Your Automotive Parts Inventory

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Parts Management - April 16, 2019

What is Core Inventory and How Do You Manage It?

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - March 29, 2019

Inventory Terminology all Automotive Parts Staff Should Know

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - March 15, 2019

How to Prepare Your Inventory for a Physical Count - Part 2

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - February 28, 2019

How to Prepare Your Inventory for a Physical Count - Part 1

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - February 14, 2019

How do I Ensure my Automotive Parts Department is Successfully Setting Inventory Reorder Points?

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - January 30, 2019

Why Proper Parts Inventory Valuation is Essential Before Buying a Dealership

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - January 15, 2019

Why an Inventory Management Professional is Worth the Investment

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - December 28, 2018

Getting Ready for Your Year-End Inventory Count

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - December 18, 2018

How an Accurate Inventory Makes Day to Day Responsibilities Easier in the Parts Department

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Parts Management - November 30, 2018

Pro Count West Does More Than Just Your Annual Inventory

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Parts Management - November 16, 2018

Maximizing Parts Department Success Through Customer Service

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - October 31, 2018

Is Your Monthly Reconciliation Being Done Correctly?

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - October 11, 2018

The Curse of Special-Order Parts and Turning them into Sales

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Parts Management - September 28, 2018

3 Techniques to Optimize Your Inventory Management Program

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Parts Management - September 14, 2018

What are the Common Inventory Problems from a Poorly Managed Auto Parts Inventory?

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Parts Management - August 30, 2018

How to Properly Manage Obsolete Auto Parts Inventory

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Parts Management - August 14, 2018

Closing the Parts and Service Department Divide

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - July 30, 2018

5 Ways a Well-Maintained Inventory Can Benefit Your Automotive Parts Department

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Buy | Sell Inventory - July 23, 2018

Best Practices for Reducing Lost Sales

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - June 26, 2018

7 Tips for Maintaining an Accurate Automotive Parts Inventory

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Buy | Sell Inventory - June 15, 2018

Maximizing Inventory Value When Selling Your Dealership

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - June 6, 2018

Why You Should Count Your Auto Dealership’s Inventory in the Summer

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Parts Management - May 21, 2018

4 Ways to Better Manage Your Automotive Parts Inventory

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - May 14, 2018

Improving Your Parts Department Processes? Here are 5 Tips for Implementing Effective Change Management

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - May 3, 2018

7 Reasons for Outsourcing Your Automotive Parts Inventory

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - April 5, 2018

Inventory Management – Just-in-Time vs. Material Requirements Planning

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - April 2, 2018

LIFO vs. FIFO - 5 Factors You Should Consider Before Selecting a Valuation Method

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Industry News and Insights - March 1, 2018

Arizona House Bill 2348 - New Arizona State Laws

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - February 28, 2018

The Importance of Inventory Turnover and How to Evaluate It

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - February 9, 2018

3 Ways to Improve Your Inventory Control in 2018

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Parts Management - January 30, 2018

4 Ways for Parts Managers to Successfully Manage Their Parts Department

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - January 10, 2018

The Importance of Year-End Inventory and How It Affects Taxable Income

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Industry News and Insights - December 7, 2017

Trends Driving the Automotive Industry in 2018

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - November 22, 2017

Getting Ready for Your Year End Physical Inventory

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - October 31, 2017

Types of Automotive Parts Inventory Errors

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - October 11, 2017

3 Steps to Optimizing Your Inventory Levels

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - October 11, 2017

Improving Customer Satisfaction Within Your Parts and Service Departments

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - September 19, 2017

Frozen Capital in Parts Department Inventory - Improve Your Cash Flow

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - September 8, 2017

Reconciling Your Parts Inventory Accounts

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - August 14, 2017

Optimize Your Automotive Parts Warehouse for Efficiency and Growth

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Industry News and Insights - August 8, 2017

After-sales Market a Key Profit Driver for Auto Dealerships

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - July 19, 2017

The Importance of Conducting a Physical Inventory as a New Auto Parts Manager or Controller

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - July 13, 2017

What is the Difference Between Perpetual and Periodic Inventory?

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
- June 26, 2017

Warranty Parts Reimbursement - You Can Decide the Rate

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - June 16, 2017

6 Warning Signs It’s Time to Find a New Physical Inventory Company

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
News and Events - April 29, 2017

ANNOUNCING: The Opening of Our New Offices in Chicago, IL and New York City!

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - April 21, 2017

Missing Auto Parts? 4 Ways to Reduce Misplaced Inventory

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - March 31, 2017

How to Avoid The 4 Most Common Physical Inventory Mistakes

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - March 24, 2017

Helpful Tips for Better Managing Your Auto Parts Inventory

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - February 24, 2017

Why Your Auto Dealership Should Hire An Outside Inventory Service

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Buy | Sell Inventory - February 24, 2017

The Importance of Inventory Valuation When You Buy or Sell Dealerships

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West
Auto Parts Inventory - February 24, 2017

Why Your Auto Dealership Needs to Maintain an Accurate Inventory

Mike Bachara President Pro Count West