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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Car Key Systems Add Efficiency For Dealership Operations

Car key management systems enable easy and fast access to keys while also helping to prevent unauthorized key access or misplaced keys. Keys that are controlled by a car key management system are attached to a locking device with an integrated…