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John Yoswick

John YoswickJohn Yoswick is a freelance automotive writer based in Portland, Oregon, who has been writing about the collision industry since 1988. He is the editor of the weekly CRASH Network (for a free 4-week trial subscription, visit www.CrashNetwork.com).


He can be contacted at john@crashnetwork.com 

Jack Rozint

Jack Rozint, Vice President of Sales & Services, Repair for Auto Physical Damage Business Unit, Mitchell International, Inc. and CIC Committee Chair

 

Scanning of vehicles for diagnostic trouble codes as part of the collision repair process continued to be a key topic at meetings held in conjunction with SEMA in Las Vegas in November. A Collision Industry Conference (CIC) committee examining some of the issues the industry needs to address related to scanning, for example, reported in Las Vegas that it continues to identify as many questions as answers.

Thursday, 17 November 2016 23:13

Retro News: December 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011

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Retro News

 

NACE in '96, Insurer-Owned Body Shops, CIC on Estimates, DuPont Seeks Buyers

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 20:16

Retro News: November 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011

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dale delmege 2001

Industry consultant Dale Delmege in 2001 suggested that insurers could reduce field staff by shifting more responsibility for – and benefit from – both cost-containment and customer retention to shops.

 

Unless the courts or federal lawmakers act, the minimum amount certain salaried employees will need to be paid to be exempt from overtime will increase dramatically as of December 1.

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Cory King

Important changes being made to federal overtime regulations are likely to require significant changes for some body shop employee pay plans, according to business attorney Cory King.

Jaime Ramos

Jaime Ramos

 

Discussion within the industry of “alt-OE” or “opt-OE” parts seemingly has raised more questions than answers this past year, but one state regulatory agency has a clear stand on the topic – one that may drive changes nationwide.

ABRA's Expansion Plans, Tech Wages, Flat Fees for Repair, BMS vs. EMS

Retro News for Website

 

Erick Bickett, Progressive's Concierge Program, Crash Prevention, Allstate Compliance

Retro News for Website

 

Topics covered include Northern NACE, Dan Risley's 2001 hire by SCRS, the collapse of M2 and the effect of insurance advertising.

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