Articles by Brian Albright

Rickman, Tenn.-based Fitzgerald Collision & Repair has successfully taken an assembly-line approach to fleet repair – and is poised to continue its rapid growth.
Randy Swart, COO of A. Duie Pyle, a transportation and logistics provider that offers LTL, truckload and custom distribution services across the northeastern U.S., discusses the e-commerce and the challenges of expedited shipping.
Customer demands for expedited delivery and e-commerce capabilities have put new pressures on the supply chain. Shippers have to be able to provide rapid (often same-day) delivery of goods with a high level of visibility for customers.
Joe Madden, principal analyst at Mobile Experts, discusses the company's report on automotive Internet of Things (IoT) devices, in which the firm predicted that overall wireless IoT module shipments for automotive will triple by 2021.
Autonomous driving gets all the big headlines, but connected vehicles are going to have a much bigger impact in the near term for both drivers and repairers.
At Herb’s Paint & Body, an MSO in the Dallas area, treating customers and staff like family has remained a tradition even as the company has grown – and that has helped the business thrive, despite heavy competition.
SAE has formed a Data Link Connector Vehicle Security Committee (SAE J3138) to develop standards for access, as well as best practices and reports to help automakers and third-party providers establish secure methods of utilizing OBD-II port access in their solutions.
Harald Desjarlais, automotive industry specialist at Loftware, spoke to Aftermarket Business World about the complexity of labeling and how the right labeling solution can improve supply chain operations.