FORD WIN DOUBLE AWARD AT BE2011; THE INDUSTRY EVENT OF THE YEAR
25 September 2011
WHAT A RESULT!!! Fridays be2011 Bodyshop Magazine Awards exceeded
all expectations with Ford taking the major double of Vehicle Manufacturer of
the year sponsored by Vizion Network and winning the prestigious
Innovation award for their new Accident Management Program.
The program developed by Ford has
been assisted by Clarkes Group Operations Manager, Chris McKie who said;
''It has been a privilege to
be involved with such an exciting program; it is a genuine pleasure to work on
a project that over time will add so much value to our customers and the
industries as a whole''
The Ford Accident Management Program has
been running since the beginning of July and is already showing some
The hire durations are currently
running below 6 days, repair costs are below national averages and all of the
customers are amazed at its ease of use... a genuine win win scenario for all
parties and truly exceeding the customers’ expectations.
In this photo:
John Nicholson - Ford, Katie Crane
- Ford, Dave Reece - Ford, Michael Higginbottom - The Innovation Group, Paul
McDermott - Ford Collision Manager, Steve Benny - Ford, Martin Dowding - Ford,
Chris McKie - Clarkes Accident Repair Centres, Eamonn Dunne - Brooklands
Accident Repair Centres, Nigel Knowles - Ford
(Simon Hall from the Innovation
Group is missing as we couldn't peel him off the ceiling in time for the photo...
he was quite happy would be one way of putting it!)