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5 Tips When Choosing the Right Location for Your Repair Shop

5 Tips When Choosing the Right Location for Your Repair Shop

When running an independent auto shop, there are many variables that come into play when deciding what will make it most successful. Like the old saying goes, though, a physical location is all about “Location, location, location!” We recently spoke with a handful of independent shop owners. They provided us with plenty of interesting tips on how to ensure you’re choosing the best location for your business. We’ve filtered out and narrowed down some of the top insights we heard…

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Faster Auto Repairs for the Auto Collision Insurance Industry

Faster Auto Repairs for the Auto Collision Insurance Industry

Slow auto repairs have huge costs for insurance companies and collision repair facilities alike. For insurance adjusters looking to keep claim costs down, a slow repair means more rental car expenses, storage costs, administrative overhead, and unhappy policyholders.By understanding the main issues and causes of slow repairs and high cycle times, you can make improvements to save time and money. Delays From Parts Sourcing According to a recent industry survey of 300 professional body shops, the main obstacles to improving…

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What happens if my used part is damaged?

What happens if my used part is damaged?

For auto body shops and collision repair professionals, used parts can offer substantial cost savings with excellent fit compared to new and aftermarket parts. However, when a used part is damaged or otherwise unacceptable, it can be a big, costly headache. Damaged body parts mean additional hours of repair work, or extra days of sourcing a replacement Delays result in lower customer satisfaction and insurance quality scores The PartMyRide Difference At PartMyRide, we sell only the highest quality used OEM…

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OEM vs. Aftermarket vs. Used Parts for Collision Repair

OEM vs. Aftermarket vs. Used Parts for Collision Repair

Auto body shops, collision repair facilities, and insurance companies have a variety of choices for sourcing parts for collision repair. When choosing between OEM, aftermarket, and used auto parts, it’s important to know the costs and benefits of each type of part. Whether you’re looking for a Toyota Prius Bumper or a BMW 328i headlight, choosing the right part for your repair job can save you time and money. OEM Parts New OEM or Dealer Parts are great in terms…

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