Mike Anderson

  • The automakers have three goals when designing vehicles these days: preventing fatalities, reducing injury-causing accidents, and improving fuel economy. As you’re no doubt aware, this is resulting in the dramatic changes you’re seeing in vehicle technology, design and materials.
  • Renowned collision industry consultant Mike Anderson will again be tackling the industry hot topic of vehicle scanning, with a deeper dive into what is required and how to make sure your shop is prepped during NACE Automechanika 2017.
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  • Collision industry guru Mike Anderson was in fine form July 27 when he presented “Positioning Yourself in the Collision Repair Industry” during NACE Automechanika in Chicago.
  • You will have the opportunity to hear Anderson present “Positioning Yourself in the Collision Repair Industry” at 1:30 p.m. July 27 at NACE Automechanika Chicago.
  • Nearly 7 out of 10 shops say they need to ‘denib’ or ‘finish sand and buff’ at least three-quarters of the vehicles they paint, yet nearly one-third of shops believe that the top eight insurers "never" pay for the extra time it takes to do it.
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  • We all know it’s too easy for that follow-up to fall through the cracks. That’s why I believe you need to have a standard operating procedure in place, and one or more people responsible for that follow-up.
  • Another aspect of what I believe your company needs to do to thrive and not just survive in the future is focusing on what I call the Three Cs: CSI, closing ratio and cycle time. Let’s start with CSI.
  • The fundamental purpose of a profit-and-loss or income statement is to see where you are making money and where you are losing money. But there’s also another question that profit-and-loss statement should be answering: Where are you not maximizing profits?