2017 Excellence in Material Management Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 20th, 2017

CONTACT: Jim Compton of J. Hunter & Associates

Email: jim@LeanMaterialManagement.com

2017 Excellence in Material Management Awards

Dallas Texas, July 2017 – Awards were announced for Auto Body Repair shops achieving Excellence in Material Management. One shop is chosen from each of the Mike Anderson Axalta Business Council Groups.

Shops must meet high industry standards in order to be considered for these awards, including meeting or exceeding all environmental regulations, minimizing waste and using quality warranted paint materials. Shops are compared with six separate metrics that include measurements demonstrating the minimization of waste and environmental impact, cost control as measured in per RO and per refinish labor unit, and producing quality repairs. Their cumulative ranking in six KPIs determined their rank within their peer group.

These shops were chosen out of the groups who 1) Agreed to have their KPIs compared within their respective group 2) Had their purchases submitted independently 3) Supplied several key sales inputs needed to complete the calculations 4) Lean Material Management Reports compared for at least one year.

Finalists:

  • MSO Group 2-5 locations              Scotts Collision Center, Pennsylvania.
  • Independent single location        Latuff Brothers, Inc., Minnesota.
  • Dealer Shop/Group                        Five Star Automotive, Georgia.
  • MSO group 6-20 locations            The Collision Centers, New York

And the Grand Prize Winner of the 2017 Excellence in Material Management is …

Pro Care Automotive & Collision, Texas

2017 marks the third year that J. Hunter & Associates has presented these awards. J. Hunter & Associates is an independent third party company that assists body Auto Body shops and PBE jobbers nationwide in managing material usage and the shop level. More information about J. Hunter & Associates can be found at their web site. www.LeanMaterialManagement.com.

 

 

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