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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

Repair facility friendly property insurance?
06/17/2024 in the Shop Management Forum
My shop building property insurance carrier has decided to not renew my policy. After 30 years of coverage and not a single claim, they have decided that this business is too much of a risk. The building is 40 years old, all metal except for the office, a...
06/08/2024 in the Shop Management Forum
I am wondering if any So Cal shop owners have been the victim of these ADA lawsuits. I was served with one yesterday. Seems there is an attorney group in LA that has an army of disabled people who approach a business and take a picture claiming there were...
Fleet Management Software
06/05/2024 in the Shop Management Forum
Been a while since I last posted. Even though I retired from our industry 7 years ago, it seems like farming, one never gets totally away from the business. The company I currently work with has approximately 80 vehicles in its national fleet, primarily 1...
Lift for Sprinter Vehicles
05/15/2024 in the Shop Management Forum
My friend at Continental says they are looking to add a sprinter lift. It will have to be outside the whole building is jammed up with lifts and the ceiling probably wouldnt accommodate lifting something as tall as a sprinter. Does anyone have recommendat...
Heavy Duty Body Work Charging
05/11/2024 in the Shop Management Forum
Hello All, have a truck repair shop in the NYC area. Always done small body work, spray new doors etc. Would have a body guy come and do work in house for us. Recently started doing work for a large transportation company with many MCI J4500 coach buses. ...

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