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Rapidly changing OEM repair procedures require high attention from collision repairers

Rapidly changing OEM repair procedures require high attention from collision repairers

By: Jamie Bryson | December 17th, 2018

Advanced driving assistant systems (ADAS) and new repair procedures are making the review process for collision repairers a critical issue. A new 2019 model of a vehicle could have a five-page repair procedure, including calibrations of the ADAS system. Sometimes…

Sales or Fixed Ops: Who is going to take the lead next year?

Sales or Fixed Ops: Who is going to take the lead next year?

By: Heather King | December 17th, 2018

The common trend continuing into 2019 is a focus on the customer -- any customer -- regardless if its through car sales, part sales, or service. No surprise there. So where should you efficiently spend your money next year to…

How ADAS technology affects your collision shop

How ADAS technology affects your collision shop

October 17th, 2018

While ADAS technology can lead to a drastic decline in collisions, your collision shop will still service vehicles that have been in a crash. The most advanced systems that are currently in the market are Level Two vehicles (driver assist…

Drive business during Fall Car Care Month

Drive business during Fall Car Care Month

By: Jamie Bryson | October 10th, 2018

The leaves are changing, the temperature is dropping, and the potholes have just been paved over. Must be a sign that fall is here, and then the pesky winter season is right around the corner. For the snow-forging drivers, this…

Time is of the essence: Are you wasting yours?

Time is of the essence: Are you wasting yours?

By: Jamie Bryson | September 11th, 2018

When repairing vehicles, timing is everything. Customers are already on edge due to their cars being in the shop, and any other delays can lead to bad business for you. Mark Runge, of Martin's Automotive found the best way to…

Reduce your shipping stress

Reduce your shipping stress

By: Jamie Bryson | August 30th, 2018

It’s a given that a Parts Manager wears many different hats. And if you are a Parts manager, you likely have “shipping expert” as one of those hats. Shipping is an integral part of your business; you probably know so…