Membership

Membership

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Member Benefits

Chapter Meetings
IGONC chapter meetings can be a great source of business information and they also build valuable support networks among members.

ASTE Tradeshow
Largest Automotive after-market show in the South East.

IGONC News and IGONC Collision News
Our monthly electronic newsletters

Estimating Sign
North Carolina Law requires that all shops post a sign regarding the estimating law contact IGO for your free sign.

Labor Lien Law
Contact IGO for kit with all the necessary information to legally dispose of abandoned vehicles.

 

Vendor Discount Program

180Biz

Business Solutions One Eighty Business Solutions, LLC (180BIZ) has been helping shop owners increase profits and car count while decreasing stress since 2003. AASP Members receive a 20% discount on One-On-One sales & management coaching programs (covering financial planning & analysis, strategic marketing, leadership and personnel development) without long-term commitments. Members also receive a 25% discount on monthly sales & management webinars as well as a 20% discount on all 180BIZ advisor training programs. 180BIZ offers a risk-free trial of their services. To learn more please call 540-833-2014, email info@180biz.com or visit www.180biz.com.

Advance Auto Parts/Carquest

Auto Parts Program Advance Professional is a preferred supplier of the Independent Garage Owners of NC. When you purchase through the Advance Professional network, you receive additional benefits and rewards! • *NEW* Quarterly Rebate Program • Online Ordering Rebate Program • National Account Pricing GET UP TO 8% IN REBATES Members of the Independent Garage Owners program will be eligible for a 3%, 4%, or 5% rebate (based on total quarterly spend) on qualifying lines. Additional rebates of up to 3% will be paid on online purchases, up to 8% total. Click on above link to details. Click here for seasonal promotions.

ALLDATA Collision

Special pricing is available to IGO members for ALLDATA Collision subscriptions. Alldata Collision is a powerful tool that includes manufacturers’ procedures for sectioning, working on new materials, re-initializing electronic systems, welded panel replacement, hybrid handling procedures, finishing and more. ALLDATA Collision was introduced to the market in 2006 in response to collision industry requests.

ALLDATA Mechanical

Discounted pricing for IGO members on ALLDATA Repair, Mobile, Training Garage and Tech Assist programs.

AmeriTrust Group — Workers’ Compensation

Independent Garage Owners of North Carolina (IGO NC) has built a valuable relationship with AmeriTrust Group, Inc. who can provide you a competitive, no obligation workers’ compensation insurance quote. Get the workers compensation coverage you need and the service you deserve at a price you can afford. Call the IGO Insurance Agency at 919.782.1560 to get a quote.

AutoFixSOS

AutoFixSOS provides accountability coaching for auto repair shop owners! I work WITH you to help YOU improve YOUR business and hold YOU accountable to the goals YOU set for yourself. I deliver a personal relationship you can count on and results you can put into the bank with over 10 Million dollars of ROI and growing. We also have Level UP Peer Groups if YOU are looking for a place to NETWORK and help GROW your business while learning from others. Click here for more information about what these groups do: https://www.autofixsos.com/ IGONC members receive 15% off accountability coaching and 25% off when you Join a Level UP Peer Group and mention that you are an IGONC member!.

Automotive Management Solutions

2 Free hours of training on the Protractor cloud based Shop Mgmt System. Mention IGO Membership to salesperson or Contact: Scott Thorley (919) 363-6234

Autopart International

Auto Parts Program Autopart International is a preferred supplied of the Independent Garage Owners of NC. Purchase through any Autopart International location and as an IGONC member you will receive the following:

  • National Account Pricing
  • Quarterly Rebate Program – Receive up to 10% on qualifying purchases, members will be eligible for a 1%, 2%, 5% and 7% rebate based on total quarterly spend. Additional 3% rebate will be paid on online purchases.
  • Special “Members Only” promotions

Click on the above link for more details. Find a store near you to contact and use your discount today!

Autoshop Solutions

As a preferred vendor for website design and internet marketing, Autoshop Solutions is excited to bring added value to IGO members. Autoshop Solutions delivers powerful custom websites and internet marketing services that are guaranteed to drive more customers to your shop. With their all-inclusive RPM program, your shop has everything it needs to be successful and found online. AASP member shops receive special pricing on any of their RPM programs, starting at just $280/month!

Autozone

IGO members are eligible for Warranty, 100% Labor Guarantee on select categories, $1,000 per week per location = 100% on all hard parts 48-Hour Labor Claim Reimbursement, Based on your Labor rate, Invoice Credit to statement, Core DeferralNo Core charge for 72 hours Delivery Commitment 0-3 Miles = 30 minutes or less 3-5 Miles = 45 minutes or less 5-7 Miles = 60 minutes or less AASP National Account Pricing & Rebate 5% EO Rebate paid quarterly via credit to your members Click link above for more details and contact Jim Gray to sign up at 704-301-1500 or email jim.gray@autozone.com

DEG (Database Enhancement Gateway)

This website will help collision shops challenge inaccuracies with the labor information systems which results in higher labor dollars on your estimates. This service is free to use at www.degweb.org.

Diagnostic Hotline

Special IGONC Pricing Unlimited Call Option = $35.00 flat fee 1st call is $35.00 – every call after that is free until the issue is fixed Or Pay-Per-Minute $2.85/ minute service (average talk time is 5-10 minutes) IGONC Program participants get 10 free minutes at sign-up. With free sign-up and no monthly or yearly membership fees, you simply pay-as-you-go. Diagnostic Hotline specialists have access to Original Equipment Manufacturers’ (OEM) service information and a database with decades of pattern failures. Services include walking customers through a repair as well as providing a variety of technical information as needed, including wiring diagrams, Diagnostic Trouble Code diagnosis, technical service bulletins, and more. For technical assistance & Free sign-up call 800-260-9377 or visit www.DiagnosticHotline.com Call 1-800-260-9377

Diagnostic Network

Diagnostic Network is a community connecting professional technicians in the automotive, collision, medium and heavy-duty vehicle service and repair markets to enable successful repair of complex vehicles through peer discussion, partner collaboration and education.
We are focusing initially on the diagnostician and the industry partners who provide the tools, equipment, software, and training for the vehicle service industry, by creating a bi-directional channel between all parties.
Diagnostic Network launched officially on May 27, 2018. Industry professionals interested in adding our service as part of their life learning program can do so for less than $20/mo.

As a courtesy to IGO members, we’re offering an annual promotion price of $199.00. You must email Samantha at scriswell@diag.net for signup.

 

 

Go Powertrain

Your Ultimate Powertrain Source AASP/IGONC members enjoy $50 off there next powertrain purchase or $25 off their next program. Contact aaron@go-powertrain.com for more information.

Identifix

Repair Information Systems AASP/IGONC members enjoy special introductory pricing and then $10 off per month on their subscription to Direct-Hit, the industry’s most reliable experience-based repair information System. Call Toll Free: 800-745-9649

IGO Insurance Agency

Insurance We specialize in: Workers Comp, Garage, Liability, Commercial, Auto, Personal Lines, Collector Car, Commercial, & Umbrella within the automotive industry. 800-243-1560

Jasper Engines & Transmissions Exchange., Inc.

Jasper Engines and Transmissions, a 100% Associate Owned company, was founded in 1942 and is the nation’s leading remanufacturer of a diverse line of drivetrain components. The company has five production facilities, two distribution centers, and 50 nationwide branch locations, allowing us to deliver products quickly and efficiently with free delivery in most areas. Progressive programs of research, and new product development, enable us to provide quality, value-oriented products second to none. Independent repair facilities also have access to a variety of benefits including, Cooperative Advertising, Preferred and Fleet Installer programs, price protection, along with Corporate Tours, and other Volume Discount programs that go with dealing directly with the factory. JASPER’s mission statement is simple: “Do It Right… And Have Fun!” (800) 476-8270

Mail Shark

IGONC members that are considering doing direct mail are offered the following:
  • FREE Postcard Design – $150 Value No Strings Attached (For a 5.5”x10.5” Postcard)
  • FREE Customer Penetration Report
  • FREE Markey Analysis
  • FREE Media Kit – Including samples and pricing
**Must Mention They are an IGONC member** Email Josh Davis at josh@themailshark.com to sign up.

Mitchell1

IGO members are eligible for special Mitchell 1 information and management programs at significant discounts. For more than 85 years, Mitchell 1 has provided quality repair information solutions to the automotive industry. The Mitchell 1 family of products includes a complete line of integrated software tools designed to improve repair shop productivity. Mitchell 1's OnDemand5 now serves as the industry standard for innovative repair, estimating and management software. The new Mitchell 1 Business Performance Services give shop owners automated marketing solutions to improve bottom line profits. For more information on Mitchell 1 products and services, log onto www.mitchell1.com or contact the Mitchell 1 representative at 888-724-6742, X6986

Mitchell International

IGO members receive a 15% discount on any Mitchell RepairCenter™ TechAdvisor package. TechAdvisor provides technicians access to the critical OEM repair data and procedures they need to safely and properly restore today’s complex vehicles to pre-accident condition. New vehicle repair data is accessible from a single integrated solution, improving vehicle repair workflow and shop productivity. For more information, call 800-238-9111. Improve Repair Approval Cycle Time — Support your estimates with the OEM-specified repair procedures to reduce supplementation and to receive insurance approval faster. Keep Up With Vehicle Design — You can take new model vehicles with confidence to complete the repair safely and accurately. Document the Repair — Increase sales and consumer confidence with a professional explanation of necessary repairs and demonstrate to your customers and carrier trading partners your shop’s compliance with OEM repair guidelines.

OEC

RepairLink Shop With RepairLink Shop, you can get access to and order OEM mechanical parts from local dealers in your area. Over 6,500 dealers nationwide sell their parts online with best-in-class illustrations and technical diagrams straight from the OEMs, giving you increased 24/7 order accuracy and VIN-based parts look-up. With special pricing programs, you can get OEM parts at aftermarket prices. Learn more at repairlinkshop.com.

Remarkable Results Radio

Podcast interviews from service professionals, technicians, trainers, industry thought leaders. It's like radio on demand right from your computer! http://remarkableresults.biz/

SalesHEAD

SalesHEAD Payments is an independent services company helping igoNC shop owners drive more sales and profits by providing back-office Financial Services and Point of Sale Marketing Solutions.  igoNC members receive 15% off our Bookkeeping, Payroll, Merchant Services and Consumer Financing Programs.  Members also receive free design and up to 25% on Point of Sale Marketing signs including perforated window and vehicle graphics.  At just $ 39.95 per month, EDGE is our flat rate payment processing program that can virtually eliminate all credit card processing fees! http://www.mysaleshead.com/automotive-services.com/

Symply Done

As your premier automotive marketing / branding service provider and a big supporter of iGO, we're happy to offer 10% off for first time customers of our SEO engagements or web design services. To show our appreciation for joining the North Carolina chapter, we'll offer a 35% discount for all current and active IGONC members. No tricks. No templates. Just digital marketing done right. Symply Done. http://www.symplydone.com/

Total Merchant Services

Credit Card Processing Free equipment, no annual or setup fees, No Contract. For more information Contact Chris Collins 919.632.3037 -mobile 919.488.0030 -local 800.823.2712, ext. 102 -office

Unifirst

Uniform rentals: Up to 30% discount for IGO members on uniforms and other shop supplies. Contact your local Unifirst route driver or call 800-934-8641

Universal Environmental Services

On the road or online, Universal Environmental Services has you covered. From the time our collection truck services your waste oil tank to the time it reaches our state-of-the-art-re-finery, you’ll know your product is in good hands. We’ve got you covered in the office too, with our online portal. You’re just a click away from being able to download manifest, track collection history, and schedule services. Services include used oil, antifreeze, used filters, oily water collection and with bulk fuel trading, spent absorbents and vacuum services. Please mention the organization to get member only pricing. Email Dennis at dguill@universalenviro.com to sign up.

Utica National Insurance

The Utica National Insurance Group’s core values, ethics and promise to its policyholders to be there for them in all ways have withstood the test of time into the 21st century — continuing to fulfill the promise made by the company’s founders in 1914. Thousands of auto service operations trust Utica National for insurance needs. We work with local independent insurance agents who specialize in auto service businesses. Together, we will work hard to keep your coverage current to the industry-specific challenges you face. Our auto service program is available for: Auto Accessories, Auto Detail, Auto Electronics Service, Auto Exhaust, Auto Glass, Auto Parts with Repair Bay, Auto Quick Lube, Auto Repair, Auto Rustproofing, Auto Transmission, Auto Tune-up/Emissions, Body Shops, Gas Stations Only, Gas Stations with Stores and Tire Dealers. Specialty coverage includes:
  • Loss of income on tow trucks being out of service due to collision
  • Automotive Professionals Errors and Omissions Coverage
  • Dealer coverages for those businesses that also sell cars
  • Customer Courtesy Coverage
  • Spoilage coverage for perishables like body shop paints
  • Garagekeepers for vehicles that are in your care, custody and control
  • More!

Walker Auto & Truck - NAPA

Walker Auto & Truck has been serving the North Carolina Independent Garage Owner for more than 60 years. As a local, family owned and operated business, Walker believes in creating true partnerships with our customers, that’s why we are offering the following program to all IGO members:
  • Free NAPA/Walker branded mechanics gloves with registration
  • Quarterly Rebate Program - IGO members will be eligible for a 5%, 6%, or 7% rebate, based on quarterly spend, on qualifying lines.
  • Online Ordering Rebate Program
  • We tailor the program to fit your needs!
Contact your local Walker - NAPA salesperson or store today to take advantage of your IGO membership!

Wheels 4 Hope

IGONC partners with Wheels 4 Hope to repair cars for those in need. See their website for more information about this wonderful organization.