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    Maintaining Operational Excellence

    Krish Chand makes it a point to achieve and maintain operational excellence and the Fix Auto Network has recognized his work.

    The Independent Advantage

    March 21, 2024
    Independent shops have unique advantages that can help take on larger operations. Make sure you’re capitalizing on them.

    Tricks to Ease Lean Production Flow 

    March 20, 2024
    Ensure consistent work flows with high quality and fast cycle times
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    Menefee: The Journey to Becoming a Better Leader 

    March 18, 2024
    Attending Discover Leadership training has made me a stronger, better version of myself.

    Q&A: Are You Covered for Business Interruption?

    David Willett, chief underwriting officer at Spark Underwriters, explains what collision repairers should know about business interruption insurance.

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    Lobsiger: Building a Waste-Free Repair, Part 3

    March 13, 2024
    With this final installment, we explore the processes you need to capture needed repairs and procedures.
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    Build a Learning Culture 

    March 11, 2024
    Are you contributing to the tech shortage? If your shop isn’t emphasizing learning, you might be.
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    Bryant: Strategic Naivete in Collision Repair

    March 1, 2024
    Knowledge serves as armor against the strategies insurers might use to undermine fair compensation claims.
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    Choosing an ADAS System to Meet Your Shop’s Needs 

    March 1, 2024
    Before making investments, consider what your business is doing the most.
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    Capitalize on a Younger Workforce

    March 1, 2024
    Pacific BMW’s body shop manager attracts staff with a road map for success.
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    Subaru and Collision Advice bring together stakeholders in workshop

    Feb. 28, 2024
    Collision repair shop owners and operators and parts suppliers gain perspective on their respective business challenges.

    Post-repair inspection study reveals 90% totaled, half with unrepaired structural damage

    Feb. 23, 2024
    OEM repair procedures not being followed, missing ADAS calibrations, and lack of quality control were common.