Need to know what to do to increase profits? How many ROs to sell? Your profit and loss statement can tell you all that.
Since it’s the paint that most people see first, spray guns are a critical part of the ability to deliver a flawless finish back to our customers.
Since the cost of plastic repair equipment is relatively low, the return on investment is fairly quick. So take a look at adhesive plastic repair and plastic welding.
The collision industry has faced and adapted to many changes over the years, and aluminum is just the latest one.
Carbon fiber repair can be done, and the aviation industry has proven that with tested techniques. Here’s what you need to know on the auto body side.
Instead of complaining and focusing on what you can’t change, why not focus on the things you can change?
As a result of me making a claim through my own carrier, even though my wife was not at fault, I’ve been advised that we have lost our ‘Safe Driver’s Discount’ and will not be receiving the 25 percent annual discount we received for a period of the next three years. This doesn’t seem right. What can I do?
Times have changed, cars have changed and the equipment needed not only to repair modern-day vehicles properly but make you efficient has also changed.
Is your business the same today as it was the day you opened your doors? Have you grown? Have you adapted? Have you redesigned or reinvented your business?
Will an MSO just show up at your door someday soon with a hefty check and a hearty handshake and want to buy your life’s work for big bucks? For most single-location, independent body shops, that’s an unlikely scenario.
I urge you to look at a veteran next time you have an opening. After all, they did their part and made the ultimate sacrifice.
Just the other day, I once again had the “what do you want to do with your life” discussion with my 15-year-old son. And I brought up a career in the auto body industry.