The Courier-Post's Best of South Jersey winners have been determined -- by the South Jersey readers! Read full article.
Buried under debt, Blake Brueggeman was down to his last chance: Training, on a vendor’s dime. Read full article.
As Kareem Abouzeid’s shop grew, profits shrank. Still a hands-on owner, he would have to completely change the way he worked to stay in business. Read full article.
Whether you’re a car enthusiast or just rely on your vehicle to get you from point A to point B, keeping your car in tip-top shape is vital when traveling on metro Atlanta’s busy roads. Read full article.
Management Success! will be providing a fully customizable mobile website design service for auto repair, truck, and collision shops. This new service, which creates sites that work on both iOS and Android devices, allows shop owners to create an easy-to-navigate, interactive hub for on-the-go mobile users. Read full article.
The Business Person of the Year award was presented to Nancy Knight, co-owner of Knight’s Automotive Repair Inc. and Management Success! client. Read full article.
Jim Saeli owned a shop for 12 years. In this time, he became all too aware of the stress the career can bring. “You wear your heart on your sleeve. You’re trying to do the best thing possible, but sometimes you and the customer don’t communicate in the same language.” Read full article.
Sonoma, Calif.—Body Best Collision Center Owner Dino Digiulio said it takes integrity and his supplier’s latest products and training to provide customers a superior product. Read full article.
St. Peters, MO—Starting his automotive repair life as a shade tree mechanic with a knack for fixing all things mechanical, Tim Helmick said he has since taken advantage of automotive and advanced shop management training for continued success. Read full article.
Huntington Beach, Calif.—When Steve McNamara bought H. Heaven five years ago from Bill and Anna Garrity, its original owners, he said he knew that he was getting a shop that had flourished since opening in 1979. Read full article.
West Sacramento, Calif.—Like many collision repair shop owners, Randy Erbes has heard plenty of stories about the wrecks that lead to his customer’s vehicles coming into his shop. But the stories he hears tend to be a little more unusual, he said. Read full article.
Federal Way, Wash.—Twenty-five years ago Ron Buckholz probably would have laughed in his easy Western way if you told him that two years later he'd be the owner of a radiator repair shop. Read full article.
Warwick, R.I.—Steve Johnson got his start in the automotive service industry the old-fashioned way—by pumping gas. Read full article.
Golden, Colo.—Like many independent shop owners, Greg Augustine was once a technician at a dealership. Ambition, strong work ethic, and drive led him and his wife, Mary, to open Advanced Automotive in 1998. Read full article.
Cape Girardeau, MO—Several years ago, Darryl and David LeGrand, owners of LeGrand Brothers Transmissions, hit a brick wall—not literally, of course, but certainly in the sense of making their business a success and reaping the rewards of that success. Read full article.
Glendale, Calif.—Recently, I heard about a survey done on some retired Fortune 500 CEO's who had successfully started their own company. One of the survey questions was "If you had to do it over, what would be the No. 1 one thing that you would do differently?" Read full article.