The data from the 2018 Ratchet+Wrench Industry Survey represents a cross-section of shops across the country and provides a glimpse into how the average shop performs, how its leadership manages the shop, and the tech and tools the shop uses.
Whether you handle fleet accounts with a contract or a less formal service agreement, communicating your services and understanding accounts receivables are key to reducing liability with your clients.
The Supreme Court’s ruling that service advisor’s are exempt from overtime pay doesn’t apply to independent repair shops. Regardless, you should keep a close eye on potential liabilities in your shop’s pay plan.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida has entered a judgment in favor of Bosch regarding its complaint against SIC Autoparts LLC. The complaint alleged that the company offered for sale, and sold, counterfeit Bosch automotive aftermarket products. SIC purchased counterfeit products from non-Bosch vendors including several in China.