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Parts Procurement Tips for Estimators (Panel)
Mike Anderson, Gerry Baugh, Ron C Kuehn, WILLIAM LATUFF, Daren Pierse
This course will help Estimators /Repair Planners who source parts by type and price during the damage analysis process. The course aims to refine their skills for this expanded role. After a brief overview of blueprinting to ensure 100% accuracy, the focus will turn to submitting the P-page estimate to various sources and then discuss how to reduce cycle time and optimize the gross profits earned. We will discuss ways to prevent missing parts or reducing the ordering wrong parts or missing complementary parts. We also will discuss processes to eliminate part price increase supplements. We will then discuss some parts receiving and tracking tools to further reduce parts related delays.
VA United States
Mike Anderson is the former owner of Wagonwork Collision Centers, two highly acclaimed shops located in Alexandria, Virginia. Mike has served on the Mitchell and Motor Advisory Boards, as well as the ASE test review committee. Mike is the past director of the ASA Collision Division Operations Committee and served several years as a committee member. Mike has also served on the board of directors for WMABA and the Virginia Automotive Legislative Committee, has been a member of CIC, SCRS, CAPA, NABC and served as the State of Virginia Skills USA/VICA Contest Chairman for over 15 years. Mike also serves as a facilitator for DuPont's highly recognized Business Council 20 Groups as well as facilitates numerous courses for DuPont Performance Services Educational Series. Mike's received the NABC exclusive PRIDE award for service to mankind above and beyond, the city of Alexandria, Virginia's "Heart of the Community Award" as well as numerous other community service awards. Mike was recognized by the Governor of the State of the Virginia for his contribution to the Virginia State Education System. Mike Anderson now provides consulting thru his newest company CollisionAdvice. Mike Anderson has presented to groups across America, as well as Canada and Mexico. Participants in Mike Anderson's seminars consistently rate them as exceeding their expectations and highly recommend his seminars to others, providing CSI results any automotive repair shop would be proud of. Speaking with passion as well as first hand experience, Mike will not only teach you to learn cutting edge management techniques, he is guaranteed to leave you laughing as well with his mix of humor and learning.
BAUGH AUTO BODY
Richmond VA United States
Ron C Kuehn
Collision Business Solutions
Independence MN United States
Ron Kuehn is an internationally known speaker, author, instructor, facilitator, and business consultant with a passion for process improvement. After working in a body shop at an early age, Ron has held high level positions with I CAR, Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes, and ABRA Auto Body & Glass. Using a "simplified common sense approach", Ron enjoys sharing his broad industry knowledge to shorten the learning curve of others. After a career of over 30 years in the Collision repair Industry, Ron started Collision Business Solutions, Inc. in 2007 and began sharing his problem solving principles with other businesses. Similar success is now experienced with other industries, as well as a growing list of automotive service companies.