Members of ASA Ohio’s Collision Performance Leaders Group (CPL) gathered Feb. 2 at the Ohio Auto Kolor Training Center in Columbus, OH, for this year’s first meeting.
Attendees wore masks and followed social distancing protocols, and according to ASA Ohio Executive Director Matt Dougher, “Considering the current pandemic climate, the meeting was very well attended by the leading independent collision shops in Central Ohio, and everyone behaved responsibly as we tackled two topics that are vital to a running a successful shop.”
Facilitated by Mike Anderson of Collision Advice, the meeting began with training and discussion on improving paint and material KPIs.
Next, the group discussed how to construct and develop a solid budget to properly manage their collision shops.
Anderson also provided some industry-specific information related to OEM certification programs and training.
“Mike provided some great tools that the participants will be able to implement and improve their profitability,” Dougher said. “The CPL group members were very enthusiastic during and after the meeting---everyone was eager to implement the new procedures discussed to better their shop KPIs and to improve their budgeting practices to better manage their business.”
ASA Ohio’s CPL consists of a group of shop owners and their staffs from Central Ohio who want to improve their market through continued education and networking. The group gathers three times each year, and their meetings are facilitated by Anderson.
“Mike provides outstanding leadership and cutting-edge industry knowledge that...