Did you know that PPG offers Commercial Truck Estimating classes for both entry-level and experienced estimators? These two courses are directed at improving critical estimating skills that are needed in today’s competitive commercial fleet environment.

Fundamentals of Commercial Truck Estimating

For Entry-level or Limited-experience Estimators, Facility Owners and Managers

This interactive two-day class will be taught by an industry professional with extensive knowledge in fleet repair. This class is geared toward estimators and managers looking for an introduction to the basics of estimating. Course content will help estimators and managers better understand how to write a more accurate fleet repair estimate. Also included is hands-on use of the ADJUSTRITE® estimating system.

By focusing on the mechanics of the estimate, this class will have an immediate effect upon the profitability of your facility. Estimate training will concentrate on commercial vehicles (Class 3-8 vehicles and box units).

Topics covered include:

  • Estimating language
  • How to prepare a better estimate
  • Missed opportunities on an estimate
  • Using the estimate as a marketing tool
  • Helping the customer understand the estimate
  • Insurance company acceptance through accuracy
  • Increased profitability
  • Improving cycle time

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Advanced Skills in Commercial Truck Estimating

For Experienced Estimators, Adjusters, Facility Owners and Managers

This interactive two-day class will be taught by an industry professional with extensive knowledge in heavy equipment estimating. The class is geared toward experienced estimators and managers looking for in-depth estimate training. Course content will help estimators and managers write a more accurate repair estimate on complex losses using computerized systems. The Adjustrite Commercial Estimating System will be used in this training; however, attendees can bring their own computerized estimating system if available. Use of a computerized system is a necessary requirement due to the significant damages that will be estimated in the class.

By focusing on the advanced mechanics of the estimate, this class will have an immediate effect upon improving accuracy and efficiency when handling complex claims. Estimate training will concentrate on Class 7-8 commercial vehicles.

Topics covered include:

  • Review of proper estimating technique
  • In-depth analysis estimating cabs and frames
  • Overview and estimating exhaust after-treatment systems
  • Trouble codes
  • Missed opportunities on an estimate
  • Mistakes even experienced estimators make
  • Insurance company acceptance through accuracy
  • Increased profitability and improved cycle time

View the Course Description and Registration Form

Download the Course Schedule


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