Cycle Time: The Most Important KPI
Can we game the system to improve cycle time? Sure. But how about we simply fix cars faster?
VIDEO: Cycle Time Improvement, Part 2
Supplements and parts are two areas you can focus on to improve your cycle time.
VIDEO: Cycle Time Improvement, Part 1
Operations in your shop you need to improve to better your cycle time.
Managing Your Cycle Time
If you’re looking to improve your operations, look first at your cycle time.
A Fresh Look at Lean Manufacturing
Where are collision repair facilities in their never-ending journey to lean manufacturing?
Masters Educational Services Announces Current Schedule of Collision Repair Management Classes
Masters Educational Services has a number of classes scheduled for 2018 so far.
I-CAR Offers New Online Cycle Time Course for Collision Repair Appraisers
“Understanding Cycle Time as an Appraiser” (AP055E01) provides auto physical damage appraisers (ADPAs) with an understanding of cycle time as it relates to the collision damage repair process.
13 Tips for Smoother Production
If you use the following 13 steps as a checkdown for each vehicle in your shop, cars will move much more efficiently through it.
Production: Don’t Be a Bottleneck
Bottlenecks come in many shapes and sizes – paint booths, frame machines, even people. Here’s how to identify and fix them.
10 Things That Will Kill Cycle Time in Your Body Shop
These are 10 things that body shops do every day that make no sense in our industry and only serve to make us more inefficient and less profitable.
Property Damage Appraisers Announce Results One Year After Launch of PDA Xpress
PDA announces it is committing to reducing the promised cycle time from three hours to two and a half.