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25 Random Car Facts You Must Know

There are a lot of car junkies, parts maniacs, and horsepower obsessed people out there. Regardless if you love or hate cars, almost everybody relies on them for transportation. This means brushing yourself up on interesting and enlightening car facts will make you more informed for your next trivia night or customer walking in your shop.

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25 Random Car Facts You Must Know

There are a lot of car junkies, parts maniacs, and horsepower obsessed people out there. Regardless if you love or hate cars, almost everybody relies on them for transportation. This means brushing yourself up on interesting and enlightening car facts will make you more informed for your next trivia night or customer walking in your shop.

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10 Challenges Shop Owners Face and How to Overcome Them

Overcoming complex challenges can be tough. You'll have moments when you feel your only option is to give up. Doubt, stress, and obstacles can come in intense waves. Challenges, especially as a shop owner, are a journey with many steep mountains. But if you want to run a successful shop it requires looking at challenges as opportunities.

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Why the Best Auto Shops are Built for Their Busiest Day

Channel your inner Keith Huggins by building your shop for your busiest day and think of your business as a training center. If you do, you will be on your way to a more successful and profitable auto shop.

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Why The Best Auto Shops Seek Oil Independence

freedom and independence are worth striving for, especially in the current oil market. For decades oil distribution was local. However, the internet and national account programs have changed the game. They have brought ease of ordering and transparency to aftermarket autoshops.

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Announcing Castrol GTX Full Synthetic

MotorSupplyCo is excited to announce Castrol's GTX Full Synthetic to their already robust oil lineup. Castrol GTX Full Synthetic is the most economical and highest performing synthetic ever created.

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Motor Supply Co, Inc. Announces Exclusive Diamond Partnership with Automotive Training Institute

Motor Supply Co, an emerging leader in the automotive aftermarket supply business, announces today the partnership with Automotive Training Institute

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How the Best Shop Owners Reduce Turnover in Key Employees

The #1 concern shop owners has become “hiring enough of the right people.” Now is the time to focus on retention over recruiting.

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How This Auto Shop Owner Makes Learning a Key to His Success

Learn something new all the time as a shop owner because if you aren't learning, you're dead.

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Motor Supply Co, Inc. Launches Enterprise ERP – NetSuite by Oracle

Motor Supply Co, an emerging leader in the automotive aftermarket supply business, announces the launch of Oracle's (NYSE:ORCL) NetSuite ERP system and SuiteCommerce product.

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3 Proven Strategies To Set Your Shop Up For Success In 2022

Most shop owners can attest to this truth: Success doesn't happen overnight or by accident. When you strategize it creates sustained performance.

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How to Get Your Auto Store to Stand Out from the Competition

Getting your auto store to stand out from the competition is a battle worth fighting.

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Oil Prices Up Or Down The Rest Of 2021?

Oil prices have been on the rise for almost all of 2021. According to lubricant trade journal JobbersWorld, ExxonMobil, Shell, Chevron, and all other suppliers have announced finished lubricant price increases by as much as 20%, although the increases will vary by product. Many of the increases started going into effect on April 1, 2021 and have continued to rise.

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5 Phrases Great Shop Owners Say To Keep Their Team Engaged

Auto Shop Owners are constantly communicating with their staff to keep the shop running efficiently and effectively. This communication is crucial to the success of shop; but, only if it is performed appropriately. Barking orders, giving directives, inserting negative comments, and providing unempathetic feedback are also communication methods, but they won’t give you the same success rate.

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10 Simple Ways to Thank Your Garage Staff This Thanksgiving

This year more than ever, the burnout rate and work exhaustion for employees are at an all-time high. While it’s been business as usual in your shop for some time, team members aren’t immune to being tired and exhausted from being in the shop every day. That’s why the holiday season is a necessary time to show your team members you are thankful for them.

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What Successful Shop Owners Do To Maximize Profits on Oil

Each week we get the opportunity to speak with ATI members from all over the country. One of the unique benefits of those conversations is that you learn best practices around what the most successful shop owners are doing to maximize their profits on oil. Since we believe, success isn’t meant for the select few, it’s for all members too.

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3 Things You Must Know About Today's Oil Market

With oil prices continuing to rise and oil shortages impacting every major company, there has been a lot of speculation lately. Is this the new normal? How much more will the price go up? Will delivery delays continue? Will I get all the oil bulk oil I purchase?

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4 Simple Questions for Upselling Your Customers

Have you ever given your order at a fast-food restaurant, only to be asked, “would you like to make it a combo meal?”

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5 Reasons You Need to Try MotorSupplyco If You’re an Auto Store Owner

There is nothing easy about operating a successful and profitable automotive store. Mainly because there is never enough time to work on the business instead of in the business.

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