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Society of Collision Repair Specialists Alerts Members to Aluminum Rate Category on Estimating Systems

Association outlines steps to take in CCC One to add an aluminum rate category.

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The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) recently alerted its members to a new aluminum rate category in CCC One.

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“If you have CCC One, you have the option of adding an aluminum rate category,” the note read. “Audatex and Mitchell do not currently allow the end user to create a new rate category, and it must be accounted for manually.”

When using CCC One, SCRS outlined the following procedures to add an aluminum rate category:

  • Navigate to the profile under the “configure” link.
  • Select the profile you would like to change.
  • On the left side, expand the estimating folder, then rates folder, then click “Labor.”
  • Click “Add Charge Category.”
  • Input the name of the category and dollar amount. Remember the code # for future use.
  • Once the rate category is in the system, you can add it to a repair or replace line by clicking the box next to the labor amount and inputting the code # for the new aluminum rate.

SCRS added the following note: The estimating databases are all intended to be used as a GUIDE ONLY. It is important to remember that the auto body professional performing the repair is in a position to thoroughly inspect, diagnose and identify the methodology and their unique cost of the vehicle damage repair.

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To view this tip and others on the Database Enhancement Gateway (DEG) website, click here. For more information on SCRS, visit www.scrs.com, call (877) 841-0660 or email [email protected].

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