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Hello everyone!

 

My name is Chuck and I own an automotive repair/street rod shop here in Oregon. We repair about 75% daily drivers and 25% street rods and customs. I have owned the shop for 9 years now and still have a lot to learn. I found the website when I was looking up information on parts pricing matrix's. I have been reading through some of the forum and seeing that no matter where you rest your head in the world, we all have the same customers! I have been in the service industry for 20 years. I hope to learn more from everyone here and help in anyway I can.

 

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Just setting up the price matrix. I see that you can charge a higher rate for better profit margins on lower cost parts. When I compare those prices to walk in retail cost it seems hard to beat my suppliers over the counter deals. Do you find your own suppliers in your own areas being competetive with your parts prices? Does it matter?

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Just setting up the price matrix. I see that you can charge a higher rate for better profit margins on lower cost parts. When I compare those prices to walk in retail cost it seems hard to beat my suppliers over the counter deals. Do you find your own suppliers in your own areas being competetive with your parts prices? Does it matter?

I wouldn't even worry about their over counter price. Your not a parts store, your selling a package. Show them the value of your warranty and the knowledge that you and your people bring to the table. Many price (when it's legal to do so) a job as a package. So instead of saying "brake pads $54.99 labor $50.00" you would say 104.99 for the brake job. Another method mentioned here was to mark labor up and keep parts at or near the over counter price.

 

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