Carbeat v2.0 - Release Notes

As part of AkzoNobel’s commitment to providing services that enable body shop profitability, we are excited to announce the release of Carbeat version 2.0.

Version 2.0 enhancements are designed to improve scheduling and the flow of work leading to reduced cycle times and a more efficient administration process.

The following features will be available beginning Monday 18th September:
  1. New additional planning calendar - Enables scheduling with an appointment time
  2. New vehicle repair statuses - Reflects the different type of work requirements that need to be done
  3. Paint hours and body hours displayed on each column. (In addition to existing values - The hours reflect the totals in each departmental column
  4. Additions to the create list - Additional visibility of more vehicle details
  5. New linked jobs, multiple claims - Reflects the work associated with multiple repairs that have different payment methods
Should you have any questions related to this release, please contact us

Carbeat v1.5 - Release Notes

As part of AkzoNobel’s ongoing commitment to continuous improvement, Carbeat version 1.5 is available.

Version 1.5 includes enhancements to further improve Carbeat’s effectiveness at optimizing internal communications, cycle time, and managerial reporting while introducing new tools for highlighting and optimizing Accounts Receivable.

The following features deployed were:
  1. Updated Work Types field
  2. Characteristics icons
  3. Tasks icons
  4. Cycle Time Indicator
  5. Total # of orders, total hours, and total value by status
  6. Accounts Receivable and Total Loss statuses (columns)
  7. MSO Cycle Time Report
 
Contact us for information on Carbeat updates for your region.

Carbeat
Intuitive and effective production workflow dashboard

Take control of the pulse of your business

We offer a solution to help effectively manage the production workflow in your bodyshop. A seamless blend of services and hardware, consisting of the following:

  • Cloud-based for access anywhere
  • Visual, interactive production dashboard
  • Large, touchscreen display on your shop floor
  • Tracking and reports for your KPIs
  • Sync data from existing bodyshop and estimate management systems

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Bodyshop Production Dashboard

At the heart of Carbeat is the powerful and intuitive production workflow dashboard.

Efficient production is key to your business. So we built upon the tools of the past to bring you an innovative solution helping unlock your shop's potential.

  • Vehicle status at a glance
    View and update jobs right on the shop floor with a large touchscreen display.
  • Simple drag-and-drop interface
    Easily track and manage each vehicle with real-time updates.
  • Access anywhere
    Users can be in the paint booth, front office, or even on the road. The right information is a click away, no more walking the floor or chasing others down.
  • Fit to your current workflows
    Flexible options to customize the dashboard to your needs, our consultants will make sure it works for you from the start.

Proven performance benefits

Lower cycle times

Meet customer deadlines, increase satisfaction and CSI scores

Track progress

Measure quality and improvement planning outcomes

Reduce costs

Increase production, turnover, and profit margins