White Papers http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/72811/more en Time To Market: The Need for Speed in the Automotive Industry http://wardsauto.com/white-papers/time-market-need-speed-automotive-industry <div class="node-body article-body">Bringing new vehicles to market has never been more challenging. Not only are new vehicles more complex than ever before, but supply chains are stretched, consumers are more demanding and even small delays can costs millions of dollars per model.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/white-papers/time-market-need-speed-automotive-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/white-papers/time-market-need-speed-automotive-industry#comments White Papers Tue, 04 Feb 2014 19:51:00 +0000 946491 at http://wardsauto.com Supply Chain Management: What You Don't See Can Hurt You http://wardsauto.com/white-papers/supply-chain-management-what-you-dont-see-can-hurt-you <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper examines how to mitigate risks of potential supply chain disruptions. It discusses five out-of-the-ordinary scenarios and what can be done to prepare for them when possible or mitigate their effects after the event. Furthermore, how supply-chain logistics heavyweight UPS can help companies Anticipate, Flex, Compete and Sustain in today’s competitive marketplace. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/white-papers/supply-chain-management-what-you-dont-see-can-hurt-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/white-papers/supply-chain-management-what-you-dont-see-can-hurt-you#comments Public White Papers Wed, 11 Dec 2013 21:05:00 +0000 912771 at http://wardsauto.com Automotive Retailing in the New Normal http://wardsauto.com/white-papers/automotive-retailing-new-normal <div class="node-body article-body">When the dust settled after the flurry of automotive sales at the end of 2013, the industry had recorded another year of increasing vehicle sales – and by all accounts is poised for more this year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/white-papers/automotive-retailing-new-normal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/white-papers/automotive-retailing-new-normal#comments Public White Papers Mon, 14 Oct 2013 20:35:00 +0000 864721 at http://wardsauto.com The Key to Customer Loyalty http://wardsauto.com/white-papers/key-customer-loyalty <div class="node-body article-body">A funny thing happened along the way to customer loyalty: too many businesses focused only on customer satisfaction and missed the signals about how satisfied customers become loyal customers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/white-papers/key-customer-loyalty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/white-papers/key-customer-loyalty#comments Public White Papers Mon, 14 Oct 2013 20:27:00 +0000 864701 at http://wardsauto.com Is Your Dealership “The One”? Connecting in a Relationship Economy http://wardsauto.com/white-papers/your-dealership-one-connecting-relationship-economy <div class="node-body article-body">This whitepaper explains the importance of social media as a tool to build business relationships and the advantages it offers dealers</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/white-papers/your-dealership-one-connecting-relationship-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/white-papers/your-dealership-one-connecting-relationship-economy#comments Public White Papers Mon, 14 Oct 2013 20:05:00 +0000 864691 at http://wardsauto.com Social Media for Automotive Dealers: A Look at How Social Media Empowers Dealers Through Increased Exposure and Interaction With Consumers http://wardsauto.com/white-papers/social-media-automotive-dealers-look-how-social-media-empowers-dealers-through-increase <div class="node-body article-body">This whitepaper offers a closer look at how social media gives automotive retailers more power to connect with consumers </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/white-papers/social-media-automotive-dealers-look-how-social-media-empowers-dealers-through-increase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/white-papers/social-media-automotive-dealers-look-how-social-media-empowers-dealers-through-increase#comments Public White Papers Mon, 14 Oct 2013 20:02:00 +0000 864681 at http://wardsauto.com Traditional Advertising, Please Meet the Digital World: How Traditional Advertising is in Partnership with Digital, Not Fighting Against It http://wardsauto.com/white-papers/traditional-advertising-please-meet-digital-world-how-traditional-advertising-partnersh <div class="node-body article-body">This whitepaper covers topics such as "More Media, One Message" and "Making a Holistic Approach a Reality" </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/white-papers/traditional-advertising-please-meet-digital-world-how-traditional-advertising-partnersh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/white-papers/traditional-advertising-please-meet-digital-world-how-traditional-advertising-partnersh#comments Premium White Papers Mon, 14 Oct 2013 19:57:00 +0000 864671 at http://wardsauto.com A SaaS Primer http://wardsauto.com/whitepapers/saas/a-saas-primer-0601 <div class="node-body article-body">Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions deliver a strategic advantage to businesses, letting companies avoid costly hardware, software licenses and complex version upgrades. This paper defines the SaaS model, and describes the short-term and long-term benefits the model delivers when implemented within the manufacturing enterprise</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/whitepapers/saas/a-saas-primer-0601" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/whitepapers/saas/a-saas-primer-0601#comments Public White Papers Tue, 01 Jun 2010 18:53:00 +0000 45584 at http://wardsauto.com