URG Opposes Usage of PartsTrader

URG Opposes Usage of PartsTrader

The below press release came from URG opposing the usage of PartsTrader in its current form. We encourage you to send this on to your parts vendors for their information and consideration. United Recyclers Group Opposes Repairer Mandates by Insurers Contact: Don...
Petition by IABA No Insurer Mandated Programs

Petition by IABA No Insurer Mandated Programs

STOP EXTORTION Read the below special industry notice from the Indiana Auto Body Association and support the petition. WMABA urges you to support what many other industry groups, associations and businesses have vocally opposed!  SPECIAL INDUSTRY NOTICE To make change...

I’d Do It My (Mike’s) Way

Mike Anderson (of Collision Advice) is exciting. And the Doctor says it’s highly contagious. Whether you take it as passionate, moving, electrifying, or emotional, it doesn’t really matter. Any way you slice it, Mike is “excited” about teaching others and helping them...
How to Keep Up: Online and On the Hill

How to Keep Up: Online and On the Hill

Legislation and Website Changes Sharpen Association Focus Legislation has been a public focus of WMABA in the last few months, and it will no doubt stay top-of-mind until next session closes in 2014. There is no slack of pace to see that parts procurement issues are...
Read the WMABA Newsletter – March 2013

Read the WMABA Newsletter – March 2013

March 2013 Newsletter Here is the latest WMABA Newsletter for your review. Including the top story: 2013 Maryland Parts Legislation Make sure you read my ED Message and check out the MUST-READ industry news links that we’ve included. There is a lot of...
Giving Thanks for 2012

Giving Thanks for 2012

Always in the last couple months of the year we reflect on what happened over the course of the year and where we want to go from here. For WMABA, it is not only an individual reflection on my part, but one of the entire organization and our membership. Each year I...
Look Before You Leap

Look Before You Leap

I’m sure by now you’re wondering with anticipation if the PartsTrader implementation is coming to our market and when. There’s been talk of it all year, and so far there hasn’t been anything more than swirls of smoke and nervous chatter. Unfortunately, as it stands...

Rolling into 2013 in High Gear

With a new Board of Directors and the opening of the 2013 Labor Rate Survey, the excitement at WMABA just continues to grow. We’re closing out a productive 2012 with the expectations to have a very promising New Year. It’s all in the comparisons. With last year’s...