Back in the good old days, the owner of an auto repair shop would track every expense, bill, employee hour worked, and everything else, on paper. He would give all the bills to his book keeper and they would manually enter it all into a ledger or a accounting system and then tell you if you were making money or not.
In 2018 your business needs software to help manage it efficiently. No matter whether you are a Transmission shop, a general repair business or a Diesel shop you need the numbers and efficiency that comes with using software.
You have probably been in the Transmission business a long time, you have the knowledge and experience to diagnose, repair or rebuild just about any transmission. Clutch replacements are something you can do in your sleep. Over the last 15 years you have seen Transmissions last longer, the auto makers are doing a better job of designing and building transmissions.
It is important for owners of an auto or transmission shop to avoid costly mistakes. Gaining a good reputation with customers means giving them quality results every time they come to your shop for help. By avoiding these seven big mistakes, you can help your shop stand out.