If other companies ran their businesses like a cell phone company
Posted by Ana for a disgruntled friend:
Auto Repair Shop:
Hi – I’d like to get an oil change please.
OK. We have package A which will give you 3 quarts of oil, a new filter and we’ll check the air in your tires.
But my car uses 5 quarts of oil.
Well you can buy additional oil at an $1.00 a cup, or you could upgrade to package B which gives you 7 quarts of oil, a new filter, and we’ll check the air in your tires.
Or you could buy package C which gives you 10 quarts of oil, a new oil filter and we’ll check the air in your tires.
What do I do with the extra oil? Can I save it to use during the next oil change?
No – if you don’t use it now, we keep it.
All right… I guess I’ll go with package B… since it’s less than I’d pay for A plus the extra oil…
OK! You’re oil is changed we’ve re-shelved the oil you didn’t use to sell to the next poor sap who comes along, and we’ve checked your tires. Your right rear is pretty soft.
So you pumped it up?
Oh no – we CHECKED your tires, adding air is not in your plan… so you could buy an add air pressure card for $25 which you can use for up to…………