Body and Paint Centre Development.


The pie chart below details the percentage of typical bodyshop costs:


Typical bodyshop CostsParts - This doesn't usually change.
Labour - This is usually a set cost and can't be changed.
Consumables, Paint - These can be developed to be more efficient when used correctly.
Process Time - This can be dramatically changed.

The plans for Training, Evaluations and Development strategies are therefore based around the process time.

This is the key to ultimate performance for product, material and manpower.


Savings in this area can provide massive returns and higher benefits for the company.


For example:
A 5% reduction (or discount) in paint/consumables will give a small increase in profits.
A 5% reduction in Process Time will give a massive return on the bottom line.