Collision Repairers Association of South Africa (CRA) promotes Panel Beaters and Repair Shops to maintain and deliver a high standard and world-class service to all their Customers. Through global best practice repair techniques, the risks associated with possible future collisions as a result of poor workmanship are reduced to a minimum. CRA upholds a high standard of quality auto repairers, premium refinish painters as well as unparalleled collision tradesmen.

We have a skilled resource pool that continuously support and provide real benefits to all our Members to ensure their success.

Our website provides industry news, the ability to register client disputes for mediation, executive and regional executive council structures and our online Member Directory profiling all our Members. The platform assists Insurers, Brokers and Consumers to make educated decisions with regard to selecting the most professional and capable Repairer to refurbish the accident vehicle within acceptable time frames and in line with warranty reinstatement protocols.

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CRA Business Leadership & Productivity Explored By Maraya King When a shop owner tries to wear too many hats, their business and employees can suffer so in order to not only operate, but grow a successful company owners need to look at the big picture, not just...

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CRA Business Profitability Explored By Maraya King When is the right time to charge a fixed price instead of hours, because if your collision repair shop is billing every operation in hours or fractions of hours, you could be missing out on a major income opportunity?...

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