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Optimize your capacity by receiving and delivering every day

2019-12-09T09:59:26-04:00December 9th, 2019|

A common practice in the bodywork industry is to receive all vehicles on Monday mornings to hopefully deliver them on the Friday. In terms of productivity, this practice often leads to poor performance in the workshop or even exhaustion of team members. Why? First, bottlenecks [...]

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Do you use the “.3” method to plan your shop’s capacity?

2019-11-19T11:26:48-04:00November 19th, 2019|

Canadian collision shops are usually familiar with the .3, a symbolic indicator in the industry. What is the mythical .3? To make things clearer, .3 is the number by which the total number of estimate hours for a repair is multiplied. The result is the [...]

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Finding Your Method. Capacity Planning for Collision Shops.

2019-11-11T17:22:52-04:00November 11th, 2019|

There is a myriad of methods when it comes to deciding on how to plan your shop’s capacity. Among the most popular methods are the number of vehicles per day method, the severity method, the work load method, etc. Depending on your goals, each method [...]

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