SOURCE: Mitchell International

Mitchell International

November 17, 2014 08:00 ET

Mitchell Hosts Auto Body Shop Bootcamp in Chicago

Education Training Sessions Make Shops More Productive and Help Evolve for the Future

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 17, 2014) - Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, will be hosting a local auto body shop bootcamp for repair shops in the Chicago area. The one-day training will help local repair shop owners understand the latest technologies and strategies that some of the leading shops are using in the industry.

Shop owners and industry leaders will come together to discuss the evolving landscape of the repair industry. Whether you are wondering how to market your business in today's mobile world or how to improve cycle time without having to add more technicians, the one-day training will give you the tools to take a shop to the next level and build for the future.

The local Chicago bootcamp will feature the following sessions:

  • How to get more cars and revenue in a consolidating marketplace
  • How to improve cycle and touch time
  • The future of IT in the collision industry
  • Length of rental, how it affects your business and what you can do to control it
  • How to increase gross profit on paint and materials
  • Changing vehicle technology and the impact on the collision industry

"All too often companies sell to customers without ever creating a forum to engage with peers and learn about what works and what doesn't," said Reid Heiser, Director of Solution Advising, Collision Field Sales South, Mitchell. "Mitchell's body shop bootcamp is an opportunity for managers to learn new tools and tips to grow the business. Our goal is not just to provide the industry's best solutions, but it's also to constantly deliver resources that help shop owners increase their productivity and revenue."

The event will take place Tuesday, November 18 in Naperville, IL. To learn more about the body shop bootcamp, please visit the event site or email

About Mitchell International
Mitchell is uniquely positioned to simplify, enhance and accelerate claims handling processes across the P&C industry through deep workflow solutions that include unparalleled access to data, advanced analytics and decision support tools. Our expert workflow and adjusting solutions advance the claims management process by enabling automotive physical damage, bodily injury and workers' compensation clients to process claims more accurately, consistently, and cost-effectively.

Mitchell's solutions provide an expert level of decision support and connectivity within the claims organization and with industry partners to achieve optimal outcomes. Mitchell's comprehensive solution portfolio and robust SaaS infrastructure enables tens of millions of electronic transactions to be processed each month for over 300 insurance companies, including the majority of the top 25 insurance carriers, and over 30,000 collision repair facilities. With an expanding global footprint, Mitchell products are currently utilized in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Mitchell is headquartered in San Diego, California, and has 2,000 employees. For more information, please visit