One of the best ways to beat the technician shortage and win against the collision repair industry’s giants is to keep your shop’s tools and technology updated. Here’s a seven-step plan for building a technology and tools budget.
In the 2017 FenderBender KPI Survey, shops that invested in CSI software sported much higher annual revenues. Here are the other tool and technology purchases that separate them from less profitable shops.
The EksoVest—a non-powered, linkage driven and gas spring actuated upper body exoskeleton—is currently being used by technicians on the Ford assembly line, but has also been demoed in a body shop. The technology could provide career longevity for techs.
In the 2017 FenderBender Tech+Tools Survey, FenderBender compares and contrasts the technology and tool trends our survey has observed, and how it could paint a landscape for the industry’s attentiveness to tools and technologies.
Mitchell WorkCenter Assisted Review identifies estimates that are potentially inaccurate, allowing carriers to more easily maintain estimate quality and consistency, be more selective about sending appraisers into the field, and improve cycle times and productivity.
Last month, a House of Representatives panel unanimously approved a measure that would exempt tens of thousands of autonomous vehicles from current restrictions and sent it to the floor for a vote—which just got scheduled for next week.
As a growing business, you're juggling a lot on your plate and working at a furious pace. You know technology can help alleviate some of the pains—but where should you start? Join this webinar to learn how to evaluate technology for your growing business. The Small Business Administration and Salesforce will tackle some of the common challenges for small businesses.