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R.O. WRITER STREAMLINES ORDERING OF GM GENUINE PARTS

R.O. WRITER STREAMLINES ORDERING OF GM GENUINE PARTS

| January 2, 2019
 

 Have a taste for adding more high-quality OE parts to your work? R.O. Writer has just put them on the menu for every repair. In August 2018, R.O. Writer, maker of some of the most popular shop management tools in the market, rolled out a new product version that adds the ability to order OE […]

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Mike Anderson on Trends, News, and Information Shops Need to Survive

Mike Anderson on Trends, News, and Information Shops Need to Survive

| October 30, 2018
 

 Mike Anderson is a former shop owner, industry advocate and writer with over 30 years of experience in collision repair. He’s president and owner of CollisionAdvice, a full-service autobody collision consulting company. Anderson’s also a highly sought-after speaker who regularly presents at SEMA, NACE and a number of other industry events. Anderson sat down with GM […]

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Sticking to RECOMMENDATIONS

Sticking to RECOMMENDATIONS

| June 1, 2018
 

 Know the rules for applying I.R. structural adhesives Repairing bonds using impact resistant I.R. structural adhesives can present some steep challenges. “The glue doesn’t tell you what it is or how to fix it,” says GM Lead Service Engineer Bob Hiser. That’s where proper training and OEM repair instructions come into play. Along with these […]

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GM ramps up criteria requirements for new Collision Repair Network

GM ramps up criteria requirements for new Collision Repair Network

| June 1, 2018
 

 Late last year, GM announced plans to launch a comprehensive collision certification program in the early part of 2018. Since then GM has been building a set of requirements based on a rethinking of the certification program model to create a more complete repair experience for shops and customers. GM Wholesale Channel Associate Rachel Rodriguez […]

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Label Lookup – QR code replaces GM SPID label

Label Lookup – QR code replaces GM SPID label

| June 1, 2018
 

 QR code replaces GM SPID label Locating the Service Parts Identification (SPID) label too often has been a troublesome task that costs shops precious cycle time. GM has eliminated this chore by replacing the SPID with a QR Code providing consistent and immediate access to accurate paint and other vehicle information. Available on some 2017 […]

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