Good Benefits Help Retain Technicians. Most Dealers Offer These Perks

Benefits That Beat the Technician Shortage

Find out what benefits dealers are offering their technicians and what methods they're using to recruit them in this episode of Rolling with the Numbers, sponsored by Wix Filters.

It’s no secret that the industry is plagued with a technician shortage. This problem has been on tire dealers’ minds for decades. In fact, you told us it’s one of the biggest pain points in owning a tire business. According to our dealer survey data, 85% of dealers said it’s difficult to find qualified technicians. But, just how much are other dealers feeling your pain? And what are they doing about it?

In this episode of Rolling with the Numbers, sponsored by Wix Filters, we dive into data around technician recruiting. Sure, help may be hard to find–dealers agree on that–but there’s also the issue of implementing benefits to retain your talent.

In this episode of Rolling with the Numbers, find out what benefits dealers surveyed are offering their technicians and what methods they’re using to recruit them to their shop.

You May Also Like

AMN Drivetime with Schaeffler’s Jerry Conroy

Jerry Conroy shares insights into his career trajectory, the evolving landscape of the company’s aftermarket operations, and its commitment to innovation and sustainability.

Drivetime_ Conroy

In this episode of AMN Drivetime, Bill Babcox is joined by Jerry Conroy, vice president USA and Canada, Automotive Aftermarket for Schaeffler. Conroy shared insights into his career trajectory, mentorship experiences, and the evolving landscape of aftermarket operations.

Conroy’s journey into the aftermarket began during his college years. He stumbled upon an internship at Bendix, a commercial vehicle supplier based in Elyria, Ohio—his hometown. Little did he know that this opportunity would kickstart a career spanning 17 years at Bendix, and later transition into a leadership role at Schaeffler in the automotive aftermarket.

How do you define a tire tier?

Tire dealers provided various views on what attributes define a tire manufacturer’s tier.

RwtNMAR tire tiers
Don’t overlook the importance of EV service training

We look at our data from tire dealers surrounding EV service and discuss how not providing training could be detrimental.

RwtN Feb
Using regional trends to develop an EV tire and service strategy

Understanding where EV hotspots in the country are can better prepare you and your customers for current EV trends.

What Economic Trends Affected the Tire Industry in 2023?

We’re reviewing data from 2023 that tells us a lot about automotive and tire trends moving forward.

RwtN-dec23-ecomonictrends

Other Posts

Bridgestone Golf CEO Dan Murphy shares what links tires to teeing up Tiger Woods – PART I

In Part I of this interview, Dan discusses successfully bridging the worlds of tires and golf balls into one premium branding experience.

dan-murphy-1400
Does your shop need a marketing firm?

Hiring a marketing firm won’t automatically bring in more business – it can lose you money if you don’t take proper steps.

TR-Continental-marketing
Michelin highlights sustainable milestones at Sonoma Raceway

We learn about sustainability strategies and new products, drive a Freightliner all-electric eCascadia Class 8 truck, and take a few hot laps around the track.

Michelin-Sustainability-Summit-1400
How to recommend LT tires to customers

The LT segment is complex, with different customer priorities and use cases to consider.

TR-Continental-LT-tires