Is it possible to yell at people through an article like this?
Collision repair owners and managers across the country say hiring technicians and high turnover rates have become critical issues in their businesses.
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.
During SEMA360, SCRS hosted a series of educational offerings with topics that deal with scanning and diagnostics, repair procedures and marketing.
The marketing game is more important in 2020 than ever before. Are people finding your business online, and if they are what are they seeing? Are you getting leads online or disappearing altogether?
In a series of webinars in October, dealership fixed operations and service department managers shared their experiences and lessons learned during the pandemic, including perspectives and ideas that could be helpful for independent collision repairs as well.
I’ve had the good fortune recently to spend some time recently working with Nissan/Infiniti as they prepare some new hands-on training they are developing, and it gave me a chance to spend some time scanning and learning about calibrations on their newest vehicles.
With 2020 quickly coming to an end, collision repair shop owners should start thinking about their marketing plans for next year.
If you own a collision repair business, you will eventually have to ask: “Is it time to sell?”
Autobody News recently talked with Pete Tagliapietra, founder and president of NuGen IT, about the company’s acquisition by OEConnection (OEC) in July and what it means for the collision repair industry.