DID YOU KNOW: SAMBRA members have access to a Member Chat forum within the Member Zone, where you can chat about issues affecting your business or the industry in general? From technical questions to bouncing off ideas – this Member Chat forum is here to serve you! Log in today and start to talk to your fellow members.
Often, the one thing that stands between your panel shop and a successful grading exercise is having the correct equipment. Buying brand new equipment can be a costly exercise, especially when your business is new. At the same time, there are panel shops in South Africa who regularly upgrade their equipment. Now you can use the SAMBRA Directory to advertise your pre-owned equipment in a few easy steps!
Wage negotiations continue this week with a CCMA-facilitated mediation meeting on Friday, 26 August 2016. We will keep you updated on the outcome.
Described as “A celebration of the Automotive Industry”, the SA Festival of Motoring is your hub of all things motoring. Taking place from 31 August to 4 September, in Kyalami, there is something for the whole family to enjoy.
A well thought our repair process means that Royal Auto Body, Polokwane, ensures the highest quality of workmanship, panel beating and motor body repair for your vehicle.
Why are pedestrian road deaths so high in South Africa? Several contributing factors can be identified, not least of which is a lack of education.
Reminder to apply for your MIBCO Certificates of Good Standing. MIBCO has created a pre-populated application form for ease of application.
Reminder to ensure that your staff adhere to occupational health and safety regulation, i.e. the usage of masks by preparation staff and spray painters, grinding goggles, masks and welding aprons and ensure that leather gloves are also available.
SAMBRA features long-standing members with excellent reputations for service, quality of workmanship and experience. Today we feature KZN panel shop, Auto Hail Panelbeaters.
The question is, is your business in the right space? Please consider the following challenges with regard to Insurer and OEM approvals.
In business for over 40 years, this is your perfect one-stop shop for all things spray painting, panel beating, dent repair, accident repair and hail damage repair. Even offering a towing services.
A reminder that written permission (confirmation in writing) when deviating from the initial authorised quote and, therefore, not keeping to the terms of the agreement at the point of authorisation, is to be obtained upfront.
A circulating authorisation clause could put your business accountable. It is pertinent that you read all documentation thoroughly and carefully.
The search is on for the newest South African artisans to represent the automotive trade and their country in the 2017 World Skills competition held in Abu Dhabi. To assist with this process and final participation, we require a qualified South African Auto Body Repair specialist with a minimum of 5 years’ artisan experience, who can act as a mentor to these participants, ensure that they are ready to compete on international level.
What is third party insurance and why is it important in a South African context? SAMBRA members and motor body repair business owners Jeanne Esterhuizen and Charles Canning explain.
Ever wondered whether you should charge storage fees at your business, or what to do with unclaimed property? RMI4Law has got you covered.
With the weather in South Africa currently being as unpredictable as where the next Pokemon will crop up, staying safe behind the wheel requires some serious precautions.
Playing Pokemon Go is a major driving distraction. Be responsible, do not Drive and GO!