Hot Talks: Stefano Liessi ‘Enslaved by KPIs’ workshop moved to CCIF Toronto conference programming

Toronto, Ontario — The Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) has moved Collision Repair columnist Stefano Liessi’s CCIF Toronto workshop to main conference programming due to popular demand, the organization announced Thursday morning. Liessi, an I-CAR trainer and lead consultant for Canadian Collision Repair Specialist, was set to deliver “Enslaved by KPIs,” a limited-access workshop on […]

AutoHouse Technologies 2021 Canadian Benchmark Report: Touch Time

Vancouver, British Columbia ⁠— AutoHouse Technologies has released its 2021 Canadian Benchmark Report for the collision repair industry, where the company details sales, gross profit trends, cycle times and touch times for the Canadian autobody sector last year. Last week, Collision Repair magazine covered sales, gross profit trends and cycle time. Today, we cover AutoHouse’s […]

Op-Ed: Certification needs to be more than a rubber stamp

Flavio Battilana, Chief Operating Officer of CSN Collision Centres, says certification shouldn't be a 'one size fits all solution.'

By Flavio Battilana, COO of CSN Collision Centres The following article was submitted by Flavio Battilana, Chief Operating Officer of CSN Collision Centres. The opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect those of Collision Repair magazine or its parent company Media Matters, Inc. Toronto, Ontario — November 30, 2016 — […]

Production management training to be held at icoat facility

A previous course held at the icoat training facility in Tecumseh, Ontario.

By Dylan O’Hagan Tecumseh, Ontario — March 9,2016 — The collision repair industry is always changing and key performance indicators (KPIs) and production management are becoming even more important when it comes to maintaining profitability and efficiency in body shops. That is why the Southern Ontario company icoat is offering specialized training in performance management […]