Quick repairs, driven by customers and work providers, are in demand more than ever. The Smart repair market has boomed as a result, with the carrot of quick, profitable work proving too good to turn down for bodyshops.
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Running from 14-19 September, Automechanika, held in Frankfurt, showcases everything involved with the automotive sector. Here, we pick out a selection of what is on offer for visitors.
If there was such a thing as a supermarket for repairers, it would probably look something like Bodyshop Solutions. The Daventry-based company prides itself on having everything a repairer needs under one roof.
Charity begins at home, and times are especially hard at the moment. With everybody cutting back to the bone, there seems little room left for altruism, but there could be more to the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility than just being good for goodness? sake.
Thatcham’s seventh Triple Focus featured a range of seminars that discussed key issues within the industry, several suppliers that exhibited their latest products and hosted the finals of the bodyshop/Thatcham Craft Awards.
In an effort to create a nationwide network of branded profit centres which focuses solely on fast repairs, three bodyshop owners have created Global Repair Solutions, a concept which is beginning to see its green shoots grow.
Bodyshop asked Paul Wilson of Lean-Flow to take a holistic view on overall cycle time, an area that is measured by most of the large insurance companies.