Building a Pipeline for the Future

Consistent labour Investments today are key to long-term success.   Last time in this column, we saw how the COVID-19 pandemic changed the collision repair industry…

Matching Paint Colors

The use of a spectrophotometer is undoubtedly the best method to match the color obtained to that of the vehicle to be repainted. Unfortunately in some…

How EVs are Impacting Collision Repair

A different approach to vehicle design requires a different approach to claims and shop processes. There’s no question that the growth in electric vehicle use and…

Collaboration in the Circular Economy

Insurers, vendors and recyclers see significant benefits from working together. In the automotive recycling sector, we talk a lot about the circular economy. Recyclers acquire vehicles,…

Managing Collision Shop Production Capacity

There is no denying that our bodyshops are going through a period of sometimes painful tensions. The workshops are overflowing and the classes are full. The…

A New Reality

Increasing costs, labour shortages, and capacity issues are impacting collision repairs like never before. In many ways, it could be argued that the COVID-19 pandemic served…

Get The Customer Involved!

Communication is the key. Drivers have always been slightly neglectful of keeping in touch with their vehicles. There was always a potential issue with people remembering…

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