Articles by Will Latuff

The monthly expenditure on stock parts when left unchecked can quickly eclipse sales, leaving repairers in the red on stock parts. There are three actions shops can take to manage stock parts and achieve an acceptable level of profit from these tiny, but important, parts.
Will Latuff
The resources required to complete structural repairs demand fair compensation
Will Latuff
Repair research can take time, and if you don't have a plan, it can take more time than necessary. Creating a defined research plan and training staff on OEM terminology will ensure a positive return on the time investment and help drive safe and proper repairs.
Will Latuff
The tools learned in the study of propositional logic will enable estimators to overcome poorly formed objections during negotiations and will make researching, interpreting, and applying OEM research easier.
Will Latuff
2018 stands to be a great year for the collision industry. New opportunities and success are available for those that make the commitment this year to do something different for the benefit of all.
Will Latuff
To keep up with vehicle technology and perform safe and proper repairs, you will need to utilize all of the OEM tools available today. These tools are informational tools such as body repair manuals, parts diagrams and electrical wiring diagrams.
Will Latuff
Developing effective purchasing policies is very similar to DRP tiers, in which vendors are placed into tiers based upon different criteria such as pricing, part grading accuracy, delivery time, return rate, location, etc.
Will Latuff
The easiest method to begin scanning vehicles and the one with the least administrative work is to utilize a sublet vendor. There are three main options: use a dealer, a mobile scanning company, or a remote diagnostic company.
Will Latuff