As we approach the three-quarter way mark in the financial year, Solihull has now saved more than £23m thanks to our colleagues' brilliant cost-saving efforts.
In our Paintshop, teams have been looking at how they can increase the amount of SVO colours we can offer at Solihull, enabling us to deliver more SVO vehicles to our customers. Going forward, British Racing Green will be painted on site.
The Body in White team has saved thousands by using recent non-production time to support other areas of the plant, especially focused at giving extra help to our launch teams.
Material Planning & Logistics have been working hand-in-hand with our DHL partners to generate over 1,000 Kaizen ideas after performing several line walks.
Last but not least, maintenance teams in Trim & Final have saved £43,000 by decommissioning and installing new equipment in house.
Our colleagues tremendous cost-saving projects continue to help our business weather the storm as the automotive industry battles global parts shortages.
With four months left to go, there’s still a way to go for us to reach our targets, as well as continue to ensure the highest quality for our customers.