Railroads that follow the AAR rules of interchange for inspections and repair bill for most maintenance using the AAR price master. For some smaller roads, that may mean paying more in costs to complete repairs than what can be billed to the car owner. Since repairs priced at AAR rates are set by the industry, the only costs under a shop's control are overhead charges. Reducing your overhead costs allows the reduction to cover a portion of the actual repair costs, increasing the overall margin for car repairs.
If you read our Causes of Car Repair Billing (CRB) Data Exchange Errors article, you know that CRB Data Exchange errors cause headaches for many shops. Whether you’re using paper or a digital repair billing system to record repairs, this article provides three actionable strategies you can deploy to reduce errors. Create Process Reference Documentation Shops that record repairs using paper forms are at a heightened risk for CRB errors. Often, the forms used to record repairs include obsolete information, creating errors when repairs are entered.
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