3 Tips for Cutting Down Your Service Drive’s “In-Between” Time, from Reynolds & Reynolds.
Have you ever stopped to think about why Henry Ford’s moving assembly line was such a huge innovation?
A moving line didn’t remove the need for skilled workers. And at its core, assembling a vehicle on a moving line required just as many steps to be completed as assembly in a standard factory.
The magic of the moving line—and the profit generated by it—happened between the workers, during the huge efficiency gained by cutting down on the time spent between the different functions performed on the assembly line.
Getting really efficient about the “in-between” time—that was what made Ford a billionaire.