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AMi provides benchmarking tools that enable comparisons to be made between franchised dealer groups and AM200 averages (AM200 is the top 200 dealer groups ranked by turnover). Comparisons can also be made using manufacturer data in relation to brand health and manufacturer franchised networks.
AMi sources key information from credible providers including Sewells, National Franchised Dealers Association, AM and the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders and vehicle manufacturers ensuring its data is robust and current.
AMi contains over 500 records on dealer groups, plus all owner operators, including head office address, brands represented and locations.
AMi is updated on a continuous basis which ensures an accurate representation of the franchised dealer sector and enables users to track sector and dealer and manufacturer changes within individual dealer groups.
How does my trading performance compare to other dealers of a similar business size?
Who are the fastest growing dealers (in my region)?
Which dealer groups have been acquisitive?
Which dealer groups may be forced to slow down their acquisition plans due to on-going financial pressures?
What is the average profit per dealer group?
Who are the poorest performers?
Which dealer groups are most likely to dispose of assets?
What is the size of the dealer market and how is it changing?
For dealers: Provide understanding of the strategy and comparative performance of individual dealer groups. It enables risk assessment, benchmarking and competitor analysis, as well as insight into the profile and performance of vehicle manufacturers.
If you’re a car manufacturer: AMi is an analysis and prospecting tool designed to improve franchised network performance through insight and data providing an understanding of dealer groups’ and manufacturers’ networks performance, creating opportunities to identify and target new franchises by group, brand and region.
For suppliers: AMi provides a unique, high value prospecting tool, enabling assessment of the market value by size and identify and target the most dynamic dealer groups. AMi provides access to prospective customers through our contact database. Individual dealer health checks provide valuable supporting material for field sales teams.
For investors: AMi provides planning and prospecting tools to inform efficient investment strategies through access to financial reporting, ownership details and board level contacts at UK franchised dealer groups.
Dealer health check – individual company profiles, providing analysis of performance and activity, as well as sector segmentation by AM10, AM50, AM100 etc and historical NFDA Dealer Attitude Survey results
Dealer network mapping – compare dealer groups’ locations by brand
Financial analysis – benchmark the current and 10-year performance of a choice of 250 dealer groups by key performance indicators with data and graphs
Manufacturer health check – includes market share, units sales data and model line-up, open points and franchised network mapping
Regional mapping – analyse dealership locations and manufacturer networks
Customer management including dealer health checks, a ‘follow this dealer’ service and a customer contact database
Subscribers to AMi also qualify to receive a quarterly market dynamics bulletin – AMi Market Watch.
AMi Market Watch is a quarterly update of the major events in the car retail market, providing insight and analysis, together with a look at the performance of dealers and manufacturers.The primary source of data is AM’s information portal AMi together with insight from the SMMT and AM’s research and insight business Sewells.
AMi incorporates the Sewell’s Who Owns Who database containing every franchised dealer outlet in the UK. The data includes all dealer groups and owner operators, head office address, brands represented and trading locations addresses.
The franchise dealer market has seen 1,000 dealers exit in the last 10 years. And each year around one-fifth of the franchised network sees a change in ownership or manufacturer brand agreements, which could potentially create a new sales opportunity.Access to the WOW data means your company can improve your sales efficiencies through accessing a dynamic database of dealers that are currently trading. The data supports the prospecting and sales functions.
The WOW database is available in two versions. The first is a database of every UK dealer locations (4,700 records) or alternatively the head office locations only option (1,800 records).
The data is updated monthly and includes all dealer groups and owner operators, head office address, brands represented and trading locations addresses. Telephone numbers and website address are included where available.
All WOW database purchases include free quarterly updates for 12 months.
We have a number of payment options including enhanced packages where we provide you with additional data and unique market reports. If you like to see the site in action before making a decision, we are happy to arrange a demo of AMi at a time and place of your choosing.