Posts Tagged ‘improve productivity’

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5 Keys to Auto Repair Shop Resource Utilization

Saturday, June 20, 2015 16:17

  Making the most of available resources in an auto repair business can have a major impact on sales and profitability. The objective of an auto shop is to service vehicles and thus much focus is directed to effective utilization … Continue reading

 
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3 Ways to Optimize Supplier Resources in Automotive Repair

Friday, June 19, 2015 20:44

  Parts suppliers are an integral part of the overall repair process. Improving efficiencies for the supplier will result in greater efficiencies for the shop and could result in lower purchase costs. Making things easier for the supplier is a … Continue reading

 
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3 Keys to Optimizing Use of Dedicated Resources in Auto Repair

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 18:28

A dedicated bay and/or equipment in an auto repair shop can present significant challenges. The objective is to realize the maximum return on investment but if care is not taken the resource can be overbooked or double booked and conflicts … Continue reading

 
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5 Keys to Maximizing Auto Repair Shop Technician Time Utilization

Monday, June 15, 2015 16:30

Technician time utilization is the focal point of maximizing resource utilization in an auto repair business. An auto repair shop earns money by performing vehicle repairs. Anything that can be done to positively impact the direct activities of performing repair … Continue reading

 
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Performance Management in Automotive Repair

Thursday, April 23, 2015 16:20

Performance management can be an important factor in success. Performance indicators can be evaluated at different levels to determine areas of strength and opportunities for improvement. To assess performance – measurements should be compared to one or more benchmarks. Examples … Continue reading

 
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Ranking Automotive Repair Customer Performance

Thursday, April 23, 2015 15:57

  Evaluating performance at a customer level can give valuable insight into the success of individual relationships. If a performance in a customer relationship is not on the positive side of benchmarks – improvements may be achieved by employing different … Continue reading

 
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Measuring Automotive Repair Technician Performance

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 17:42

Evaluation of technician performance is largely focused on the results of individual work performed. Efficiency rating is a measurement of the ratio of actual time spent versus sold labor hours. QC failures and warranty labor negatively impact sales and profits … Continue reading

 
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Evaluating Automotive Service Advisor Performance

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 17:33

Several performance indicators can be used to evaluate service advisor performance. As in any employer/employee relationship realistic, attainable goals should be established. And the service advisor should be able to assess the situation as required to determine whether objectives are … Continue reading

 
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Evaluating Auto Repair Shop Performance

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 1:44

Managing auto repair shop performance can provide insight into areas of strength and opportunities for improvement. A combination of performance indicators and goals will establish measurements of the effectiveness of efforts in different areas. To assess performance – measurements should … Continue reading

 
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FastTrak Mobile Shop Manager – Release 2 is Now Available

Monday, March 16, 2015 18:55

Release 2 of FastTrak Mobile Shop Manager contains many improvements to support efficiency and ease of use. New features have been added to support shop management and increased productivity. And integration with FastTrak has been enhanced providing greater workflow visibility … Continue reading

 
 
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