Efficiently operate your repair process to avoid waste

2024-02-06T19:02:31-04:00June 18th, 2024|

Hello! Summer is coming and it’s time, in our series of articles about waste, to look at something that may seem abstract, but which has concrete consequences if we don’t pay attention to it. As I said, the aim of this article is to provide [...]

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Progi Welcomes Stéphanie Filteau as Key Account Manager

2024-05-14T15:15:45-04:00May 17th, 2024|

We are pleased to welcome Ms. Stéphanie Filteau as Key Account Manager. Having worked at Progi for several years as Customer Relations Manager and Project Manager, Ms. Filteau has been part of every adventure, overseeing projects for insurer and collision shop accounts. She has a deep [...]

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Unnecessary transportation, a more common waste than we think in collision shops

2024-02-06T17:38:45-04:00May 15th, 2024|

Hello, this is Alex from Progi. Let’s continue our series of articles on how to avoid waste and reach new heights of productivity in collision shops. Today, a topic that could make people react: unnecessary transportation in our collision shops. Yes, you read that right. [...]

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The OEM Certifications Feature in ProgiSync Is Well Received in the Market and Continues to Evolve.

2024-04-29T17:14:17-04:00April 19th, 2024|

Progi is proud to announce the addition of two major partners to its OEM Certifications feature in ProgiSync. Consolidated Collision Services (CCS) is the first collision network to adopt the functionality for all its certified locations. Mike Beier, General Manager at CCS mentioned: “CCS jumped [...]

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Waiting: the enemy of return on investment for collision shops

2024-02-06T17:17:17-04:00April 15th, 2024|

Hello, This is Alex from Progi. We are already on our second article focusing on collision shop waste. The good old waste well known in Lean methodology. Today, the focus is on waiting, one of the major sources of unproductivity, and I offer a few [...]

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The Customer Journey: A Source of Inspiration for Innovation!

2024-04-11T11:45:23-04:00April 11th, 2024|

During a recent visit to Recycleur Duvernay, a well-established automotive recycler on Montreal's North Shore, Progi analysts were able to observe a recycler's entire business process. The purpose of the visit was to understand the customer journey, from vehicle purchase to inventory management and parts [...]

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Overproduction: the core issue for collision shops

2024-02-06T16:41:29-04:00March 15th, 2024|

Here’s the first article of our series dedicated to waste impairing productivity in collision shops. Overproduction is often considered the most serious of the seven types of waste in Lean methodology, as it has the potential to lead to the other waste types - waiting, [...]

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Boosting productivity in collision shops: Beyond waste

2024-02-06T15:43:00-04:00February 9th, 2024|

When it comes to continuous improvement in collision shops, both experienced professionals and beginners often wonder where to start or what steps to take to optimize their shop. Once key processes, relevant objectives, an effective monitoring system and fluent team communication have been set up, [...]

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50 shades of geography. For collision shops, planning goes with location

2023-12-13T18:32:18-04:00January 8th, 2024|

When planning our capacity, it’s quite simple: we want to bring to our collision shop as much work as possible, while keeping a workload that makes us efficient, so that we can deliver in the optimal cycle time for our operations. The severity grid is [...]

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