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AI and Auto Body

Artificial intelligence is making an impact in the auto body industry, streamlining the estimating process and improving the customer experience.

Appraiser Invents Digital Image Renaming Tool for Estimators

Image Rename It results in a 60-70% time savings for appraisers and estimators tasked with renaming collision damage image files.

Body Bangin’: Stop Estimating and Start Repair Planning

Live from the Southeast Collision Conference, Micki Woods interviews Michael Bradshaw on creating a thorough repair process.

Body Bangin’: Write Your Strongest Sheet with Danny Gredinberg

Live from the Southeast Collision Conference, Micki Woods interviews DEG Administrator Danny Gredinberg on how shops can utilize the DEG to get paid for what they do.

Driving Sales at the Front of the Auto Body Shop (VIDEO)

How to turn your estimators into salespeople.

Survey: Who Gets Paid for Drain, Refill Fuel Tanks?

Almost three in 10 shops (29%) overall acknowledge they have never sought to be paid for drain and refill fuel tank.

The Body Repair Industry Today: Not Your Father’s

Back in the day, repair estimates were short and sweet. Today, even a minor collision event may call for over 100 lines of repair-related entries. Adds Estimating Decision Support System

The system can review an estimate (for a specific make/model) against all other estimates written by that repair facility or received from a third party such as an insurer or appraisal company.

Mitchell Announces Collaboration with Claim Genius

Company’s ongoing expansion of the Mitchell Intelligent Open Platform (MIOP) delivers more AI flexibility to generate damage appraisals.

Estimate…Or True Opportunity For Repair?

If you feel the request for an estimate is a waste of time, you may need to modify your thinking and estimating practices.

Mitchell Brings Cloud Estimating to Canadian Market

Mitchell has announced the availability of Mitchell Cloud Estimating in Canada. Launches Next-Generation Content Curation Solution

Curated links make it easier for repairers to find information they need from multiple manufacturers/sources using a single index.