The technician shortage cliff that we are quickly approaching has been the main highlight of 2017 and has been the topic of discussion for several years now.
We are familiar with the right to repair and its value to our independent shops, but have we considered simple pieces of data? Yes, some of these may seem small and insignificant, like the time between service intervals, but the value it can be to other industries is enormous.
On Tuesday night, October 31, 2017, the Technician.Academy team attended the Women in Auto Care Banquet and Reception where Technician.Academy was awarded three Automotive Communication Awards for their podcast series and the Respect is Learned© campaign.
In my tenure of 18 years with an aftermarket parts manufacturer and repairing vehicles 16 years prior to that, I saw a tremendous change happen within the automotive repair industry, in both technology and manufacturing abilities.