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Get great deals on OEM Parts 24/7 with CollisionLink

Get great deals on OEM Parts 24/7 with CollisionLink

| March 15, 2017
 

  Review the following repair scenario and try to spot the potential serious mistake the shop makes. A 2010 Chevrolet Silverado sporting a major side impact is delivered to Ace Collision Repair in the late afternoon on a Monday. A damage analysis employee finds time near the end of the day to perform an inspection […]

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Back to Collision School – InShop Clinics Offer New Training for a New Year

Back to Collision School – InShop Clinics Offer New Training for a New Year

| March 15, 2017
 

 Following a popular and highly successful 2016 run, GM’s InShop Clinics return this year with even more training options and brand new classes held onsite at your shop. These cutting-edge training sessions provide a first-class look at current repairs and the future of automotive service. New for 2017 are: Aluminum Repair and Welding (W-SR04-01.01IST) This course […]

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Help Wanted? Help Found! I-CAR Student Career Fairs Give Shops Chance to Hire the Cream of the Crop.

Help Wanted? Help Found! I-CAR Student Career Fairs Give Shops Chance to Hire the Cream of the Crop.

| December 7, 2016
 

 Whether shops actually place Help Wanted posts on Internet job boards or in the press, most are always on the lookout for more good people. Lately, the combination of an aging workforce and an expanding market is forcing repairers to act with more urgency to fill staff voids, especially with younger workers. This is no […]

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Advanced Answers — BASF’s APS program promises a lean solution for the long haul.

Advanced Answers — BASF’s APS program promises a lean solution for the long haul.

| December 7, 2016
 

 Adding more Genuine GM Parts to your repair mix cuts cycle times and other waste since they always fit right the first time and require no additional work. Oftentimes, shops need to pair this strategy with additional tactics to run even leaner. They’re fortunate to work in an industry with a plethora of vendor-sponsored lean […]

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Dream Deliveries – Give the last stage of a repair the attention it deserves!

Dream Deliveries – Give the last stage of a repair the attention it deserves!

| December 7, 2016
 

           Anyone who’s looking for a golden idea on raising CSI scores might want to pay special attention to arguably the most overlooked part of a repair — delivery. Shops and customers have two very different takes on this event. For many repairers, it’s not much more than a final necessary step before […]

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