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Key Control Systems – What's in a Name?

Key control and management systems are most easily defined as an orderly and secure solution for the management of keys. Due to their increasing popularity, key control systems are also known as automated key systems, electronic…
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Key Management Systems Enhance Operation of Day-to-Day Fleet Management

Whether the organizations are large or small, operate as a private enterprise or are municipal in nature, the challenges of fleet management are many and often apply across the board. Regardless of the application, management is always responsible…
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Key Control Solutions Save Time and Money at the Dealership

Recent reports indicate that rising auto sales are contributing to the ongoing economic recovery. Auto dealerships that tweaked their operations with new marketing tools, streamlined internal processes and new technology such as automated key…
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Key Control Software Drives Dealership Operations

The benefits of a key control and management solution for dealerships has been compellingly demonstrated. With so many physical keys in use, management needs a robust system for securing them, along with the vehicles and doors they represent.…
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Key Control on a Budget

The budget process involves revenue and expenditure forecasting and often a review of company-wide operational costs. For many organizations, both large and small, the ongoing costs of replacing lost keys is a glaring expense, in addition to…
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Key Control Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

It is estimated the number of decisions that a person makes throughout the day numbers in the thousands. From major decisions regarding a large purchase to minor decisions as to what to eat for breakfast, each produces a final choice that may…
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The 4 Corners Of A Key Control System

When considering the implementation of an automated key control system, there are several points that need to be identified and addressed before that important final decision is made. Ultimately it comes down to four basic areas that can provide…
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Cars Stolen From Dealership Due to Poor Key Control

Fremont Toyota learned this lesson the hard way, nine times in one week. This occurrence made headlines a couple of weeks ago when their customer; dropped off his 2010 Toyota Highlander at his local dealership for a routine detail job. When…
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Key Management & Control - THE BASICS

It's never too late – or too early – to implement a key control and management strategy. A good key control and management system is organized and formal and addresses both access to and control of a dealership's keys. When deciding which…
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How To Improve Dealership Efficiency

Easy and Fast Access to Keys Quick, easy access to keys is only one of the many ways that automotive key control systems can benefit a car dealership's day to day operations. Keys put into the system can be moved around the facility as the car…
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Key Control Systems: From Chaos to Efficiency

Before the advent and widespread use of electronic key control systems, key control was often a haphazard routine. Many organizations used an honor system to store and control building keys, while institutions such as correctional facilities…
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Locked In Key Control Systems Help Save Money & Reduce Losses

As dealerships have grown in size, complexity and scope, their key control, security and management needs have risen exponentially. Dealerships are facing mounting costs and a dizzying array of technological solutions, all in the context of…
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Car Dealership Key Management

The recent bouts of violent weather in the American southeast and Midwest had many car dealerships scrambling to protect their exposed inventory from damaging hail and severe winds. Easy and fast access to keys, held in car key management systems,…
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Where are the Car Keys?

Applications for key security, control and asset management are limited only by one's imagination. In any situation where there is a need to control access to keys, a key security system can be deployed. One of the most common and practical…
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Key Control for High Volume Automotive Sites

Automotive dealerships have had a roller coaster ride in the past few years, with owners having to make hard choices to survive the economic downturn. They've additionally had to be more creative in their sales approach, more customer and service…
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Fleet Management Key Control

Automated key management systems used in motor pools and other fleet management operations are an effective tool for helping to improve efficiencies in fleet practices. Along with other new technologies that lead to best practices, fleet key…
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How to Shop for Key Control Systems

Shopping for and selecting a key control and management system can be a challenging experience. But it doesn't have to be if a few simple guidelines are followed. First, determine what your needs are now and in the future. Next, research and…
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The ABC's of Key Control

A. What is key control?Key control and management systems are an orderly and secure solution for addressing controlled usage and safekeeping of mechanical keys. The tamper-proof systems are designed so that only authorized users, using pre-programmed…
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3 Reasons to Replace Your Dealership's Key Pegboard System with an electric key control system

The traditional pegboard system is a relic from when car keys cost $7. With modern FOBs costing $200+ to replace, the pegboard system is a gaping hole. A dealership's pegboard system results in lost productivity, wasted money, and reduced security.…