In this episode of the FenderBender Interview Series, Ryan Cropper, the owner of Able Body Shop in Anchorage, Alaska, provides insight about how shop owners can know when it's an ideal time for them to expand their business.
FenderBender caught up with longtime collision repair industry consultant Bill Sefcek, the president of Stan Mitchell Enterprises, regarding the value of shops attaining OEM certifications. Sefcek feels the certifications can help shops build rock-solid reputations.
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.