We recognise that our principles and practices are revolutionary and will not appeal to or fit with every accident repair business. Therefore we have a fairly rigorous pre-selection process that identifies early if potential members are suitable candidates.
Once accepted into the programme then conversion to the Lean-flow operating mandate (if necessary) is relatively speedy depending on current workloads and the time of year. Typically for most bodyshops the programme takes between 6 and 13 weeks to implement. This should be regarded as a major change programme and ideally be accompanied with appropriate business planning to guarantee every chance of quick and easy transition.
Once implemented the journey really begins and whilst benefits are seen very quickly, the road to exceptional performance takes a little longer and depends on how well the system and discipline is embedded into the day to day business operations.