ProColor Collision, Author at BodyShop Business
Consolidation – the way forward?

Now, more than ever before, body shops are reinforcing their services with additional offerings to remain profitable. Steve Leal provides his insights into the trend.

Finding Success in Succession

Succession planning is one of the most overlooked aspects of a business strategy. Steve Leal argues its significance for the aftermarket industry, where most body shops are family owned.  You’ve worked hard for many years to build a flourishing business, earned the goodwill of your customers and are now wondering what happens to your legacy

Jumpstarting your Body Shop Business

Aligning with an established aftermarket franchise network is a sound option for independent body shops in the current economic uncertainty, says Steve Leal. Many body shops begin with a simple dream – their owner is passionate about cars and loves to see vehicles restored to their old glory. A few years down the line, after

Driving Excellence Through Industry Certification

Certification should be a lifelong objective for auto technicians and body shops, says Steve Leal, President & CEO, Fix Network World Over the past five years, I have been quite vocal on several global forums and social media campaigns about the need for body shops to be certified. This is a hot topic that will