Gerber Collision parent company Boyd seeks to double again in five years

Boyd Group Services last week announced a goal to double in size from 2019 levels — executives described 2020 as a throwaway year — between 2021 and 2025. The pledge to investors echoes the company’s [...]

2020-11-23T11:10:27-05:00November 23rd, 2020|RDN News Feed|

National General, J.D. Power: Give customer clarity on virtual inspection limits

A Top 20 insurer and J.D. Power this month said customers have embraced virtual claims processes but agreed a failure to explain its limitations could sour them on the experience. National General claims process and [...]

2020-11-23T11:09:56-05:00November 23rd, 2020|RDN News Feed|

Estimating Tip: CCC – Rear Body replacement “Rear Compartment Trim (as necessary)”

Recent DEG Inquiry 17218 states when a user sees a footnote "Rear Compartment Trim (as necessary)" is the general description used to describe any "Trim" that directly attaches to the inside of the "Rear Body [...]

2020-11-20T14:41:46-05:00November 23rd, 2020|DEG Estimating Tips|

Ark., Calif., Iowa, Mo., Okla.: MSO auto body chains expanding into new states

A slew of expansion announcements between Sept. 1 and Friday bring superregional MSOs and two national chains into new states, suggesting a potentially more difficult competitive landscape for both DRP and non-DRP independents there. Focus [...]

2020-11-23T07:08:31-05:00November 23rd, 2020|RDN News Feed|

SCRS, other groups urge easier PPP forgiveness, express concern on SBA loan necessity reviews

The Society of Collision Repair Specialists partnered with separate coalitions of trade groups this week to seek two pieces of relief related to the Paycheck Protection Program forgiveness process. SCRS and the two assortments of [...]

2020-11-20T13:53:44-05:00November 20th, 2020|RDN News Feed|

Techs of the Future: Cracking the Code to Recruiting and Hiring Collision Repair Technicians

Their presentation was held as part of the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) Repairer Driven News Series during SEMA360. Wolfe cited a ...

2020-11-19T20:03:45-05:00November 19th, 2020|SCRS News Feed|

Nebraska manager wins $19,500+ in equipment from annual SCRS raffle

A manager from a Omaha, Neb. dealership chain who attended more than a dozen virtual Repairer Driven Education sessions was rewarded for his scholarship with SCRS’ annual raffle prize. Woodhouse Auto Family process, procedure and [...]

2020-11-19T07:09:27-05:00November 19th, 2020|RDN News Feed|
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