Articles by Brian Albright

Automotive aftermarket manufacturers and suppliers are under increasing pressure to improve supply chain performance. New services from DB Schenker and UPS could help them optimize operations.
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Within five years, ProCare opened or acquired 12 shops, surpassing Brock and Fallis’ original goals. The company now has a full executive team, as well as three regional managers and a director of operations.
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Auto insurance rates are increasing at twice the rate of inflation, according to a study by online insurance marketplace The Zebra.
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While it’s unclear exactly how some of the major changes made in the tax code will ultimately affect the economy, there are some clear benefits to be had for many body shop owners.
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Lisa Anderson, president and founder of LMA Consulting Group, discusses what she predicts will be an increased investment in supply chain management technology and other trends.
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Industry estimates say abandoning NAFTA and reverting to World Trade Organization tariff levels would cost the auto industry $10 billion per year and the loss of 50,000 U.S. auto parts jobs.
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As telematics systems evolve into, a “connected car” ecosystem, consumer privacy and technology security advocates are ringing alarm bells about the new vulnerabilities these systems represent.
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Jeremy Carlson of IHS Markit discusses the connected vehicle market and announcements at the Consumer Electronics Show and Detroit Auto Show in January.
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