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Business Solutions

California Color Source is focused on Impacting what matters most to the bottom line of our clients.  People, processes, estimatics and bench-marking results are areas we focus the most attention while providing ongoing management coaching and mentoring.

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People & Processes

Attracting, Hiring and developing the right people has become increasingly more competitive and complex.  That's why a third-party perspective and the sharing of best-practices can assist with this process.

Providing guidelines and procedures for your team ensures everyone is on the same page and working towards the same results.

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CCS Performance Group

Launching Q1 of 2023 is a client performance group with an outside facilitator focusing on best-practices around people, marketing, repair processes, recruiting/retaining, accounting and leadership.

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Enhancing Estimatics

The most overlooked opportunity in the collision repair business is properly charging for the work you perform.  CCS has developed a program of training modules to educate your team and improve profitability by focusing on what impacts most, Labor Sales.  Through classroom,  1:1 coaching and estimate auditing our goal is to increase a minimum of 1-2 hours per R.O. on both Refinish and Body Labor.  This is achieved by using O.E.M. repair procedures, understanding estimating databases and not-included operations.

Estimatics Information Sheet

Courses Include:​

  • Total Loss Processing (Calculator Tool)

  • Hazardous Waste (Calculator Tool)

  • Not-Included Refinish Operations

  • Not-Included Body Operations

  • Not-Included Structural Operations

Performance Bench Marking

Continuous Improvement is the goal of any business and the key to improvement is knowing how you are performing.  Monthly reporting from CCS includes:

  • Performance Report

    • Estimatics, Cycle Time and Material Profit compared to our client group average

  • Gross Profit Report

    • All GP categories with 12 Month trailing results and a client group average bench mark

  • P&L Report

    • Gross and Net profit along with lead overhead expense categories with 12 Month trailing results and a client group average bench mark.

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