The modern business of collision repair is much different to the “family business on the corner” of yesteryear. Repairs now require advanced technical skills to ensure a safely repaired vehicle, while the business itself is a sophisticated operation that demands a strong grasp of finance, operations, customer service and more. How does a panel shop owner inspire and train the next generation of leadership for their facility?
SAMBRA Western Cape (and, in particular, Cape Town based) members are invited to attend a First Aid Level 1 & CPR course ( (NQF Level 1). This is one of the courses you need to attend to be OHS compliant, and is an important course for your entire team.
President Cyril Ramaphosa signed into law the Competition Amendment Bill, which will strengthen regulations against anti-competitive behaviour in industrial markets.
You are looking for a mechanical workshop, motor body repairer, or even to buy a new car and you don’t know where to start. Well, accreditation is a good place to start, says Jakkie Olivier, CEO of the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI).
Short-term insurer, Santam, has won the prestigious SA Motor Body Repairers’ Association (SAMBRA), Insurer of the Year award for the period 2017/18, one of three awards it received.
This week on Wednesday 6 February, SAMBRA, the South African Motor Body Repairers’ Association (SAMBRA) will host its annual Awards Breakfast at the Premier Hotel OR Tambo in Johannesburg.
The preliminary Festive Season Road Safety Report shows that 1 612 people lost their lives on the country’s roads from 1 December 2018 to 8 January 2019.
I wish all of our valued members, industry stakeholders and staff the very best for 2019. We enter the new year with both excitement and trepidation – the former, because there are many changes happening around us, presenting opportunities, and the latter, because of the political and economic uncertainties that prevail.
It has been brought to our attention that certain members have been using the Proudly South African logo without subscribing directly to Proudly South Africa…
Members of The South African Motor Body Repairer’s (SAMBRA), a constituent association of the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI) and their short-term motor insurer business partners in South Africa, two umbilically- linked industries, face an extremely challenging short-term future “during which we will undoubtedly see a paradigm shift,” says Richard Green, National Director of SAMBRA. Green believes both partners are overtraded and require substantial overhaul to remain relevant and profitable.