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ASW Conversations: Scott Eccles on helping fellow businesses
April 7, 2020 by Allan Janssen

 Auto Service World · 001 Scott Eccles on helping other stores in trying times Welcome to our new podcast: Auto Service World Conversations, in which we talk to an industry insider about things that matter. Scott Eccles, in Dundas,

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Volvo U.S. launches home-pickup app
April 1, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Volvo owners in the U.S. are now getting house calls with a new app-based vehicle pick-up and delivery service. The service called Volvo Valet, allows owners to have their cars serviced without leaving their homes or offices. The pick-up and

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Getting paid: Do your customers know how to eTransfer money?
March 27, 2020 by Allan Janssen

With the coronavirus in full transmission mode, many shops are trying to minimize face time with their customers. This can complicate payments. It’s simple enough if they’re paying with a credit card. That payment can be processed over the phone.

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Greenwood’s Garage | Season 3 | Episode 14: Who are you attracting?
March 23, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Who are you attracting to your business? Management consultant Bob Greenwood says the profitability of your shop is directly related to the kind of clientele you have. Taking in everyone who walks in the door, might lead to a high

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Greenwood’s Garage: Building the right clientele
March 23, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Latest video: Season 3, Episode 14

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Disinfecting surfaces? Do it right!
March 23, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Sanitizing a surface doesn’t happen instantly. The maker of Spray Nine, a heavy duty cleaner, degreaser, and disinfectant commonly used in automotive repair shops, is reminding its customers that you have to leave the disinfectant on the surface long enough

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Audio Special: The new realities of retail
March 20, 2020 by Allan Janssen

In these unprecedented times, everyone’s looking for ideas on how to stay open and serve their clients while still being safe. We turned to management consultant Bob Greenwood to find out what he’s advising his clients. You can reach Bob

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Auto parts and vehicle repairs more essential than ever, AIA says
March 19, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Auto parts and vehicle repairs are essential services, especially in a pandemic. That’s the message the Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA) is sending to legislators across the country, in an effort to ensure aftermarket businesses stay open even if

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Coronavirus update: Taking the temperature of the industry
March 18, 2020 by Allan Janssen

By Allan Janssen Auto repair shops across the country remain open, but a snap poll of jobbers across the country suggests fears of a complete shutdown are close to the surface. An already quiet March Break week has gotten uncomfortably

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Susan Hitchon joins AAEC as Ontario licensee
March 16, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Susan Hitchon has joined the Automotive Aftermarket E-Learning Centre (AAEC) as the Ontario licensee of AAEC’s library of management resources. The incoming chairman of the Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA) and a former executive with Sensata Technologies, will provide

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Greenwood’s Garage: Are you headed for trouble?
March 4, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Shop owners who monitor their numbers properly on a monthly basis are more in control of their destiny than they may think. If they study the year-to-date trends that their numbers offer, they won’t be driving in the dark. Establishing

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Greenwood’s Garage: Why CRM matters
February 26, 2020 by Bob Greenwood

Customer relationship management starts and ends with effective communication, management consultant Bob Greenwood says in his latest Greenwood’s Garage video. It’s an enormous topic affecting all businesses.     “It is important to acknowledge that your business is built on