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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

Text Messaging Service?
05/22/2019 in the Shop Management Forum
Is any body using Zipwhip service? We are looking for a texting platform to use at the shop that will keep/display our normal land line phone number as well as have the ability to send pictures and documents. Thanks for your time!
Smart start alcohol monitoring equipment installation
05/17/2019 in the Shop Management Forum
Has anybody had any luck with the alcohol equipment installation services. We are suppose to start installing the equipment soon. What are your thoughts? Thanks [...].
Penske or Uhaul trucks
05/17/2019 in the Shop Management Forum
I have had Penske coming to my shop over the last 3 months trying to get me to sign up with there trucks. There are two uhauls within 2 miles of my shop. I'm trying to decide if it will be a headache or will I be able to make decent money with them? Your ...
Even OE isn't perfect
05/16/2019 in the Shop Management Forum
This is the second time of this for me. [[...]] Who else can see whats wrong? Its kind of sickening since I only have 2 lifts. I got smart after the last one and ordered my parts from the local dealer instead of the direct ship wholesaler. Thankfully they...
Understanding Clients or How to Earn More With Less Stress
05/13/2019 in the Shop Management Forum
Clients are not always easy to understand. Many times their choices seem illogical. I think a lot of this comes from our looking at things from a different perspective. Clients can be counted on to act in WHAT THEY SEE is their own best interest. This is ...

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