The toughest obstacle to paint/material profitability is reporting products in the wrong category. I encourage shops to separate paint/materials into four categories: Paint, Supplies, Materials and Tools/Equipment.
The first webinar, “Protecting the Collision Repair Shop Interest in the Ever-Changing Repair Environment” covers the new complexities of repair, documentation, negotiation and tracking each step of the collision repair process.
ZF Technical Training has announced the 2019 schedule for full day training classes, in which technicians across the country can take advantage of a hands-on learning experience with ZF Aftermarket’s technical trainers.
From March 18-21, MOTOR Information Systems will be exhibiting at the 2019 Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition, home to trucking's leading fleet professionals, vehicle manufacturers and component suppliers.
At this point, you’re hopefully seeing this as a huge opportunity for shops! These features, which are loved so much by the driving public, are going to carry additional cost to properly maintain the vehicle.
I think we have all been in the situation as a shop owner, mechanic, technician, handy man or whatever you like to be called where we are approached by a family member or a close friend because they know one thing. They know you can “fix things.”
The vehicle at the shop is a 2014 Ford F350. The truck is powered with the 6.7 Powerstroke diesel engine and has an automatic transmission. In the last 250 miles, the engine has run poorly and lacked power.
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