Monthly Archives: April 2014

SAMBRA members benefit from workshops & information sessions

Reading Time: 2 minutesHow does one grow one’s business in this tough economic climate? How do you maximise profits while keeping costs down, but build a productive and happy team at the same time? These questions, and more, have been and are being addressed in a series of information sessions, hosted by SAMBRA.

Member Alert: Vehicle Theft in Gauteng

Reading Time: 1 minutePlease read the notice from Hollard regarding incidences of vehicle theft from motor repair shops in Gauteng. In order to protect yourselves, we strongly advise that you verify with the owner of the vehicle before releasing any vehicle to a third party. While the problem appears to be isolated to Gauteng, we urge all regions be on the alert. Please call your regional manager or the head office for more information.

Technician Shortage Slowing Down Car Repair Times

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe SA motor body repair industry is currently facing a severe shortage in qualified artisans.

This article recently appeared in CBC News Nova Scotia, and while it is an international news item, some pertinent parallels can be drawn with challenges faced within the motor body repair industry.