Posts Tagged ‘auto shop organization’

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Operational Planning for Automotive Repair

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 23:03

Operational planning can have a major impact on business capacity, sales and profits in automotive repair. Different measurements on the effect of planning on business execution have shown that efficiencies can be increased by 20 percent on more. Efficiency increases … Continue reading

 
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Physical Planning and Automotive Repair Proficiency

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 18:05

The physical environment within an automotive repair business will always have an impact and in some cases determine the definition of work processes performed. Many a shop owner has surveyed the layout of their shop and wished they had designed … Continue reading

 
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Process Planning and Efficiency in Automotive Repair

Monday, January 29, 2018 18:36

The focus of process planning is the elimination of waste and lag time between steps. When focusing on the operational processes that support a vehicle maintenance and repair operation the objective is to achieve maximum efficiency in both value add … Continue reading

 
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Managing Technician Work through the Auto Repair Shop Management System

Thursday, September 28, 2017 22:53

The interaction between the service advisor and the technician is still handled outside the software system by some shops. Managing these activities through the software system can have a major impact on productivity, sales and profits. The more these activities … Continue reading

 
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Employee Retention Strategies in Automotive Repair

Friday, March 31, 2017 17:02

In business – investment in employee retention can be one of the most significant contributors to success. Employee turnover can be very costly. It can result in lost revenue and increased expenditures. Evaluation of the investment made in employee retention … Continue reading

 
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Employer/Employee Relationships in Automotive Repair

Friday, March 31, 2017 1:52

The employer/employee relationship can be one of the most significant factors in employee retention. Employees who feel position about their relationship with their employer will be more motivated to stay with a company than to leave and go elsewhere. Some … Continue reading

 
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The Importance of Organization and Leadership in Automotive Repair

Friday, March 31, 2017 1:48

  Organization in a business provides a stable work environment. The basis for employee retention rests on stability. When people know what to do and what to expect they sense security. Clearly defining the processes within an organization, setting realistic … Continue reading

 
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Providing Career Growth and Security in Automotive Repair

Friday, March 31, 2017 0:42

In automotive repair the environment is continually changing as technological advances are made and methods of performing maintenance and repair are improved. Employees must feel that they’re not in danger of being left behind. Ongoing training for personnel is an … Continue reading

 
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Employee Compensation in Automotive Repair

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 19:17

  Although there are many factors that will attract and retain employees – the primary reason people go to work each day is to earn a living. In this area the shop is marketing itself as a desirable place to … Continue reading

 
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Effective Hiring Techniques in Automotive Repair

Monday, March 27, 2017 18:00

Hiring employees is a critical aspect of managing an automotive repair business. Mistakes can be very costly while prudence can bring very positive results. Skills are important and are the basis for bringing people onboard but there are many other … Continue reading

 
 
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