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Questions To Ask Before Buying Your Automotive Shop Management Software

Now that you have gotten a glimpse of what automotive shop management software is capable of offering, perhaps you have now decided to buy a system for your shop. This is one of the best decisions you can ever make as a shop owner. Nevertheless, with all the software options that you have, it can be [...]

By | May 22nd, 2017|Management, Software, Support|Comments Off on Questions To Ask Before Buying Your Automotive Shop Management Software

Practical Tips for Choosing the Right Automotive Management Software Part 2

Running your auto repair shop is getting tougher by the day, simply because there are lots of areas you need to handle such as marketing, sales, inventory and customer service. With the intense competition in the automotive repair industry, it is essential to make your shop innovative and adaptable so it will stand out among the rest. Fortunately, because of advances in [...]

By | April 28th, 2017|Management, Software, Support|Comments Off on Practical Tips for Choosing the Right Automotive Management Software Part 2

Practical Tips for Choosing the Right Automotive Management Software Part 1

Most auto shops today are using automotive management software because it offers great benefits for the owner. In the automotive industry, software can be designed to allow quick estimates and smooth flow of transactions from appointment setting to invoicing. Automotive software can consolidate essential information about customers, vehicles, transactions and service requirements in a single convenient and secure [...]

By | April 21st, 2017|Management, Software, Support|Comments Off on Practical Tips for Choosing the Right Automotive Management Software Part 1

VEHICLES WITH UNFIXED RECALLS SKYROCKETS. 34% OVER PAST YEAR

1 in 4 Vehicles Americans Drive Has Open Recalls; Gulf Coast Residents Most At-Risk (February, 2017) – This year, millions more lives may be at risk from people driving and buying vehicles with unfixed safety recalls. According to Carfax, more than 63 million recalled vehicles now are in use across the country, an alarming 34 [...]

By | March 27th, 2017|Management, Software, Support|Comments Off on VEHICLES WITH UNFIXED RECALLS SKYROCKETS. 34% OVER PAST YEAR

Setting Your Auto Repair Shop’s 2017 Goals

“RAISING THE BAR” When it comes to setting your goals make sure they are challenging enough to inspire you. As the leader of your business, it’s your job to inspire your entire team. Raise the BAR!!! Break out your goals from annual to monthly, to weekly, to daily. Make these goals and daily measurement highly [...]

By | January 2nd, 2017|Management, Software, Support|Comments Off on Setting Your Auto Repair Shop’s 2017 Goals

3 Tips That Every Shop Owner Needs To Hear

1). Have Written Shop Goals and Personal Goals in Place … With Deadlines! “If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time” 2) Track the Important Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) of the Business Keeping accurate numbers and tracking the important KPIs will help you make informed decisions as a shop owner, which rarely leads [...]

By | January 2nd, 2017|Management, Software, Support|Comments Off on 3 Tips That Every Shop Owner Needs To Hear

CARFAX: VEHICLES WITH UNFIXED RECALLS NOW TOP 47 MILLION

Year-Over-Year Increases Continue; Minivan, SUV Owners at Highest Risk www.carfax.com/press/releases/2016 CENTREVILLE, Va.  More than 47 million vehicles that people are driving, buying or selling in the U.S. have at least one unfixed safety recall, according to Carfax. The company’s annual research on the issue suggests a net increase of more than one million vehicles from [...]

By | November 15th, 2016|Management, Software, Support|Comments Off on CARFAX: VEHICLES WITH UNFIXED RECALLS NOW TOP 47 MILLION

Why Better Wire Diagrams Make A Big Difference To ShopController

In today’s world of auto repair, electrical issues have taken over. Wire repair diagrams can become quite complex. Paper auto repair manuals are a thing of the past. Online programs have replaced the printed service manual. Using better modern repair diagrams from online programs can really simplify your troubleshooting procedure. BUT online service manuals aren't [...]

By | November 8th, 2016|Software, Vehicle|Comments Off on Why Better Wire Diagrams Make A Big Difference To ShopController

ShopController 10 Demo Presentation

ShopController, your Online Auto Shop Solution, provides the tools to manage your automotive repair shop, giving you the online tools you need to service your customers’ needs and maintain your competitive edge. Never worry about lost data with real-time and multi-location backup,and rest easy knowing that your data is maintained in a secure facility with [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|Software, Uncategorised|Comments Off on ShopController 10 Demo Presentation

Americans Driving More Than a Quarter-Million Flood Damaged Cars

New Carfax Research Details How Many Waterlogged Wrecks Have Washed Up in Each State www.carfax.com/press/releases/americans-driving-more-than-a-quarter-million-flood-damaged-cars CENTREVILLE, Va. (September 12, 2016) – Hundreds of thousands of previously flooded vehicles are believed to be in driveways, on the road or up for sale around the country right now, according to new research from Carfax. The data suggests [...]

By | October 17th, 2016|Management, Software, Support|Comments Off on Americans Driving More Than a Quarter-Million Flood Damaged Cars