Trends in the auto repair industry

Mike Kennelly

By Mike Kennelly If there’s one guarantee in our trade that we can count on, it’s change. There are many variables that affect day to day operations in our industry, whether it’s insurance companies, environment regulations or vehicle technology. Regardless of what it is, our industry will always be on the move. A great example […]

Buying equipment is like trying to take a sip from a fire hose.

Mike Kennelly

By Mike Kennelly It’s a tough situation to be in, trying to have a sober view of vehicle technology and its implications to the collision repair field and making the right investments on equipment for your collision facility. If you have ever sat in an I-CAR Vehicle Technology and Trends class, you understand that vehicles […]

Understanding the picture

Mike Kennelly

By Mike Kennelly Whether your business is a multi-shop operation, dealership, or independent, you all have one major thing in common. You all run on the machine of shop operation. Shop operation is an incredibly complex reality, it is affected by anyone and everyone involved, from front desk management to customers, and everyone in between, […]