For this episode of the FenderBender Interview series, the magazine staff unearthed additional footage from Probst Auto Body, Inc. owner Mark Probst, in which he talks about how to raise your labor rate, improve your shop's reputation, and more.
In this month's FenderBender Interview, columnist and shop owner Kevin Rains discusses the steps he's taken to improve his business' growth, as well as how to strike the right balance between showing vulnerability and motivating employees after a hard year.
Tiffany Menefee, the owner of Pronto Body Shop in El Paso, Texas, is a former insurance adjuster. She recently spoke with FenderBender about her shop's unique approach and where the relationship often breaks down between body shops and insurers.
Armed with his dad’s guidance and dealership knowledge, Zack Newman had a very specific plan in mind from the start: eschew DRPs and cater to those two dealerships, all with the goal of having them send repair work his way. And, five years later, with a $1.8 million, eight-employee, 5,000-square-foot shop, that’s exactly how he did it.