A Fairer Formula: Travel to sublet and the true cost of doing business

By ‘Forty’, a Progressive Estimator I would like for Canada’s progressive collision sector workers to face-up to a problem that is affecting every shop in the country—whether or not it is realized. This issue is taking away from the bottom line of businesses. The issue? Travel to sublet. Travel to sublet exists in two forms. […]

Tread Carefully: Doug Ford cautious about restart of auto industry

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— Ontario Premier Doug Ford doesn’t want the province’s automakers to resume production too quickly.  Ontario is home to seven assembly plants operated by five automakers. Several plants are planning to resume operations in early May, though Ford seemed cautiously optimistic on Monday when he was asked when the province would be open […]

Elite Advice: How To Market in a Downturn

April 22, 2020– Toronto, Ontario — On April 23 at 2 p.m. EST, Dave Luehr of Elite Body Shop Solutions will be hosting a free, web-exclusive seminar designed to prepare collision repair shops for the post-pandemic period. “We all need to be ready to hit the ground running when we’re back to business as usual! […]

Smashed Windshield Saviour: London, Ont. recycler fixes damaged cars free-of-charge

London, Ontario — When Bill Wyatt heard several cars were damaged at a Sarnia retirement home already reeling from COVID-19, he wanted to help out. So, Corey Auto Wreckers offered to have the smashed glass of the cars parked at Landmark Village repaired free of charge. “Just the whole circumstances of this virus going around […]