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How challenges you set in your personal life can relate to your business!

Welcome everyone, Gavin McGahey from Planning Plus Software. During the month of October, I participated in the Great Cycle Challenge and what I’d like to do today is to see what correlations there are between how the Great Cycle Challenge came about and how we can relate that to business in certain ways.  Stick with …

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The Importance of Quality Assurance In Your Auto Body Shop!

Quality Assurance is about providing confidence that quality requirements will be fulfilled by your team. “The confidence provided by quality assurance is twofold – internally to management and externally to Customers, Work Providers, and OEMs. Dave Luehr, Industry colleague, Owner at Elite Body Shop Solutions & Author of “The Secrets of America’s Greatest Body Shops” shares his 6 …

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Planning Plus 7 Point Promise to help you increase efficiency in your Auto Body shop

Planning Plus 7 Point Promise to help you increase efficiency in your Auto Body shop

Planning Plus recently surveyed over 100 collision repair shops that use our software. The results were clear! The main benefit of using our software for planning and scheduling was increased efficiency, meaning they were able to put more cars through the workshop each week.  Simply put, investing in our software meant they were making more money. …

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Are you proactively trying to save time in your collision repair shop?

Juan is a member of the Paintshop Team at Mainline Auto Body and as part of the Two Second Lean process, Juan, came up with an idea to create a painter’s apron.  Juan was able to share with Gavin how this idea came about and the improvements in productivity that came because of this.   Check out the video …

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How Planning Plus helped to double productivity in this autobody shop.

Gavin spent some time with Luis, Triage Manager at Mainline Auto Body. Gavin wanted to find out how Planning Plus affects his role and the overall pull of the car through the workshop.  How does Planning Plus interact with your role?   My role here is to bring everything in, from our GDR process to the vehicles that are not safe to drive or are towed …

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Don Lang Arkey Smash Repairs

The difference Planning Plus made to help Don ‘Fix More Cars Faster’

Arkley & Lang Smash Repairs is located one-hour north of Sydney at Gosford. Don has had Planning Plus for nearly four years.  When we first started with Don, he was running two panel beaters and two painters so a relatively small sized body shop.  Gavin sat down with Don to find out what difference Planning Plus has made to fixing more cars faster for his business.   Could you share with us your experience …

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Ryan’s transition from Mechanical Department to Parts Manager at South Tweed Autos Smash Repairs

Gavin was onsite at South Tweed Autos in Northern NSW and caught up with Ryan. Ryan, a mechanic by trade was fulfilling the role of a mechanic with some part time management requirements when the opportunity came up to shift into a full time position as the parts department manager for the collision side of the business. He was …

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Planning Plus Helps Us To Achieve Our Goals!

Dale is the Production Manager at Mainline, and he utilizes one of their fully mobile office carts. These carts are running the computer, dual monitors and a printer. They are battery operated with a power convertor. Gavin spent some time with Dale to talk about his role and the benefit of these carts.     What is your role with Planning Plus, and what difference has …

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