Archive for July, 2016

Industry Trends with Susanna Gotsch – August 2016

Jaclyn Sorci / Crash Course, Trends /

With economic recovery and cheap gasoline prices, more people have taken to the road again. This increase in miles driven can be expected to drive up auto claim frequency – a key concern. Although miles driven are expected to grow further, projections from the FHWA suggest the rate of growth will slow in the next […]

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Newer Vehicles Driving Repair Cost

Susanna Gotsch / Crash Course, Perspectives /

(This article first appeared in Property Casualty 360.) In Crash Course 2016, we explored the impact of a changing vehicle fleet on vehicle repair and total loss costs.  In this article we’ll look at some of the most recent data on vehicles being sold and driven in the U.S. and how that is driving costs […]

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Start Receiving Assignments Today with Open Shop

Abby Wilson / Collision Repair, Collision Repair Newsletter /

Getting assignments from insurance carriers used to require a direct repair relationship, but that’s changed with CCC ONE Open Shop. Open Shop allows insurance carriers to send assignments to any collision repair shop that uses CCC ONE, regardless of DRP participation. Over 90% of repair facilities using CCC ONE have received at least one Open […]

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Complete your Network Profile Today and Be Seen

Abby Wilson / Collision Repair, Collision Repair Newsletter /

If you’re looking for more assignments from insurance carriers, be sure to fill out your Network Management profile. When you complete your profile, participating insurance companies can view details about your business. The more detail you share, the better chance you’ll get found – no DRP required. Shops with completed profiles increase their visibility in […]

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