On New Year’s Eve, people typically enjoy reflecting on the ending year, but 2020 has been a little chaotic, to say the least.
Insurance companies have been pushing photo estimates for more than five years, and collision repair shops have been objecting to the inaccuracies of these estimates for the same amount of time, because these virtual claims typically require a supplement---or five!---due to the potential for inaccuracies inherent in the process.
With 2020 quickly coming to an end, collision repair shop owners should start thinking about their marketing plans for next year.
Although in-person meetings are on hiatus due to the threat of COVID-19, the Automotive Women’s Alliance Foundation (AWAF) has not allowed the chaos of 2020 to prevent them from inspiring and enlightening members.
“Today’s vehicles are highly engineered and not forgiving of imprecise repair processes. When it comes to crashworthiness after the repair, millimeters and milliseconds matter!” according to Scott Peirce, strategic account manager at 3M, during ASA’s Aug. 19 "Webinar Wednesday."
The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) planned its inaugural ARA Summer Road Trip for July 23-25, with the intention of connecting up-and-coming industry leaders with experienced auto recycling veterans through tours of several ARA member facilities.
The Wisconsin Auto Collision Technicians Association Ltd (WACTAL) is pleased to welcome new Executive Director Deb Brunett.
Now that the world has been dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic for a couple months, things are slowly starting to reopen, leading people to talk about the new normal and what life will be like post-corona.
The Automotive Training Institute (ATI) on May 19 shared valuable information related to the current situation and how to survive the pandemic in “Beyond COVID: A 5-Step Rapid Recovery Plan for Auto Shops.”
During ASA’s monthly Webinar Wednesday on May 20, “How the SBA Works for You” was presented by Stefanie Baker Wehagen, national ombudsman and assistant administrator for regulatory enforcement, Office of the National Ombudsman (ONO), U.S. Small Business Administration.