Adapt and Overcome with David Friend [AW 103]

Guest host and a shop tour with David Friend, Mobile Tech, Wilmington, NC. Get a tour of David’s 50,000 sq ft building, including a training facility. He has been an early adapter of ADAS since 2015 and has a professional to professional auto supply business.

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Key Talking Points

  • 50,000 square foot facility with training facility included with 12 lifts
  • 2 brick and mortar locations along with 2 mobile vans
  • ILM Auto Supply– Professional to professional services. to register. 
  • Aging technicians- finding a new role as mentor
  • In the works- 2-year apprentice program based on STEM program, generalized foundation to build on, using aftermarket and OEM equipment etc
  • ADAS- early adopter in 2015/2016
  • “Adapt and Overcome”

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About the author, Carm Capriotto, AAP

Carm is the founder and host of the Remarkable Results Radio Podcast and the pioneer of automotive aftermarket podcasts. Carm calls on his years of experience in the aftermarket to bring engaging stories from his guests.

Listen to raw, unfiltered, honest, and sincere stories that include insights, trends, best practices, and expertise. Each interview brings an opportunity to learn one new thing through the stories of personal achievement. Many podcast guests tell their story of transformation from working in their business to working on it.

As host of over 1,000 episodes, Carm uses his enthusiasm and passion for the aftermarket especially the service sector to take his listeners on a journey showcasing successful service professionals’ paths to Remarkable Results. He also enjoys interviews with aftermarket industry thought leaders who bring their industry perspectives to his listener.

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