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Automotive Repair Shop Management Forum

Professional automotive forum for discussion of repair shop management, covered from all angles, including: managerial discussions, employee relations, training, shop advertising and marketing ideas, streamlining of the shop environment, legal issues related to owning and managing a repair shop, and more. Although this forum is heaviest with participation of shop owners and managers, you also gain insight from members with other backgrounds (technicians, government employees, marketing representatives, educators, and more). This forum is for experienced automotive repair professionals only, membership required.

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Recent Automotive Discussions in the Automotive Repair Shop Management Forum

What Is Some People Issue With Ordering Parts.
07/19/2017 in the Shop Management Forum
I am on the verge of just blowing a gasket. I hate going to work in the mornings. Why can\'t people not pull their head out of their azz and order parts correctly. Ever since our service writer quit, the boss can\'t order a part to save his life. ...
Internet marketing specialist
07/19/2017 in the Shop Management Forum
So, I'm sitting here waiting for some parts and cleaning out my inbox and I have an email from a company called Maxim Edge who does internet marketing. They are promising to get me on the first page of google and using "proven techniques" Local company. S...
Cancelling All-Data
07/18/2017 in the Shop Management Forum
This is not a horror story. I cancelled my All-Data subscription last month. So, I was a little surprised when my credit card got billed this month. I made one phone call, received and apology, and the charge was reversed within 48 hours. It was nice that...
San Diego Technician-Coming Soon
07/18/2017 in the Shop Management Forum
If there are any shop owners or managers in the San Diego area who is looking for a good technician, I know a guy who is moving there. He is not employed by me, he works for a fellow shop owner here in Ventura. He is very capable on heavy line, he ca...
Ford remanufactured quality (engines & transmissions)
07/15/2017 in the Shop Management Forum
Greetings everyone, I'm posting to ask if anyone has feedback regarding the quality level of Ford's remanufactured engines and/or transmissions. We're a young shop here (2.5 years since opening), and during that time, we have built two estimates to replac...

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