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Posted by Clancy on Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 11:55am
The most important issue a Jobber must help a customer with is Managing Material Expenses.  In this article By:  John Shoemaker via ABRN shows places where you can look to cut costs and where we can help you! March 1st, 2012 With the continuous...
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 11:23am
Great article from Fender Bender – creative! – Enjoy!! Breaking down the bold marketing campaign that catapulted Zara’s Collision Center into the spotlight. Britt Johnsen In 1999, Brad Zara’s business hit a sales plateau. He had...
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, December 27, 2012 - 11:43am
Another article by  John Shoemaker via ABRN.  I have become a fan of John!  Great insight on what your Jobber can help you do. February 1st, 2010 There were times when jobbers thought if they provided shop owners incentives, you would jump and sign...
Posted by Clancy on Friday, November 30, 2012 - 12:46pm
A special edition of the ABE Blog from Pamela Vaughan.  A tribute for all who have been mentored by this great man! Posted by Pamela Vaughan Wed, Nov 28, 2012 @ 03:49 PM Today, we’re very sad to have lost the legendary Zig Ziglar after a short...
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 11:38am
This week’s entry comes from ABRN and consultant John Shoemaker.  Great stuff on operating LEAN!  Check out ABRN – a treasure trove of great articles! By: John Shoemaker November 1st, 2011 I get asked often how lean can save shops money...
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 6:01am
Great Product – we have been waiting for this iteration of the product for the masses!  I have this product in the Bedliner form and it is fantastic! Read to the end to get contact information! Bedliner-type coatings protect in heavy-duty...
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 12:01pm
Staff Graphic This article appears in the April 2012 issue of FenderBender. Want to cut cycle time? A critical approach to scheduling will help. Britt Johnsen and Jake Weyer About two years ago, with Moreno Valley Auto Mall Collision Center under...
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 12:21pm
Tackling daily tasks with more organization and clearer focus will help you keep your shop moving in a positive direction. By:Andrew Johnson; Fender Bender Magazine Staff Graphic Do you ever drive to the shop in the morning with a plethora of...
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 12:19pm
Image by Al Thomas Great article from  ABRN on the importance of Gun Maintenance By: Al Thomas June 1st, 2012 It can be said that keeping your spray gun clean is the best thing you can do for your next paint job. With the price of spray guns...
Posted by Clancy on Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 8:52am
At ABE we are becoming a fan of Britt Johnsen at Fender Bender.  This week’s entry is an insightful look at what happens if your team just doesn’t dig your plan! Would change require firing his staff? Frank Todaro needed to change the...

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