ProColor Collision, Author at BodyShop Business
Futureproofing Your Body Shop to Succeed in the Collision Repair Industry

The collision repair industry is experiencing significant changes, from technological advancements to consumer behavior shifts. Previously, concepts such as Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) calibration were not widely known. However, today, they are becoming significant market segments. According to a recent study by AAA, ADAS repair and calibration now account for 36.7% of collision repair

Find the Perfect Match: Choosing a Franchise

Exploring franchise opportunities requires the same dedication and attention to detail as finding a soulmate, says ProColor Collision’s Scott Bridges. Deciding if you should join a franchise and, if so, which one, bears an uncanny resemblance to the world of dating apps. In both cases, you’re looking for a compatible partner who aligns with your

Approach Retention with Intention

The Great Resignation has impacted the collision repair industry, but there are ways to grow and retain your team, says ProColor Collision’s Scott Bridges. Just as your equipment requires time, attention, and resources to work appropriately, so does your team. They are your most valuable asset, and when treated as such, remain engaged and committed

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