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Refine Your Production Process to Increase Throughput

While his father oversaw the evolution of the DRP, Tyler Scott Graham oversaw the evolution of the shop’s production process, and now those two styles have coalesced at the $3.5 million shop. Graham’s father credits the shop’s 60 percent rise in sales over the past five years to his son’s rigorous pre-production process.
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5 Steps to Perfect Repair Planning

What is likely killing your cycle time the most is your repair planning process. Through interviews with the nation’s top operations and statistical data culled from the FenderBender Industry Survey, here are five repair planning strategies you should implement immediately to achieve ultimate throughput.


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How I Work: Donielle Lopez

When it came to turning a flailing shop around after taking over, Donielle Lopez looked for intimate ways her mom-and-pop shop could find success. As a result of her daily approach to management, she doubled revenue in just one year.
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