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Body shops from across the country recently joined distributors and AkzoNobel employees to share information, learn about best practices in the collision repair industry and conduct a financial analysis of their businesses.
By implementing the blueprinting process, collision repairers are finding that hidden damage can often be uncovered before the vehicle is repaired.
Over the last several months, CCC has introduced a variety of digital solutions to the collision repair industry.
Before working in the collision repair business, Robert Castellano had a different career path—the United States Marine Corps.
Former State Farm executive George Avery predicts there will come a time when collision repairers who participate in Direct Repair Programs (DRPs) are going to reach an “efficiency ceiling.”
A Kentucky car dealership has been accused of engaging in “unfair and deceptive practices that harmed Kentucky consumers,” according to a lawsuit filed in early August by the state’s Attorney General, Andy Beshear.
The Automotive Body & Painting Association of Hawaii hosted two seminars in September, instructed by Larry Montanez from P&L Consultants.
In Waipahu, HI, employees from Oka’s Autobody and their families recently met at the local bowling alley for the company’s summer time family fun event.
When John Shoemaker asks collision repair shops across the country about their financial goals, he is often told, “I’m going to increase company sales 10 percent.”
Just one year ago, Pamela Weese joined ReCARnation Total Automotive Solutions as the company’s COO. With extensive experience in organizational management and business development, Weese was named CEO this past April.
Following the departure of Jose Costa as president of Driven Brands Paint & Collision Group in August, employees and industry professionals have been awaiting the news of his successor.
One of the many important steps in the claims handling process, according to Mike Cassata, owner of Hammer Insights, is proper photo and file documentation.
Estimating is often said to be one of the most important components of running a successful body shop.