Midwest repairers create new collision shop network

Aug. 2, 2012

Aug. 2, 2012—A group of Midwest collision repair shops have created a new network for providing resources and marketing their businesses.

The 1Collision Network was created to market to insurers and consumers, as well as measure, manage and improve their performance, according to a news release_notes. It features software products, marketing software and support services, a management system for tracking key performance indicators, and other services, according to the release.

Jim Keller is the network’s president and founder. He's a former multiple shop operation owner, as well as a former board member and chairman of the Automotive Service Association.

“Many shop owners today are looking for a competitive solution in the marketplace, to compete with the corporate chains,” Keller said. “1Collision provides the complete solution for the single and multiple shop operator.”

To affiliate with 1Collision, you must be a progressive business, meeting CIC Class A shop criteria, according to the news release. You must display a record of positive insurance relations, commit to brand requirements, and employ a staff committed to continuous improvement. If you’re interested in becoming a 1Collision Network location, e-mail [email protected] or call 414-289-7650.