Truck service time cut by two thirds

THREE steps have helped the BHP Mitsubishi Alliance to reduce the average downtime for a regular truck service from two hours to 40 minutes.

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A standardised work approach has cut truck servicing times at Daunia by two thirds. Photo: Trevor Hocking

That equates to a saving of one hour and 20 minutes for each truck a fortnight or a potential 10 hours extra work each week for the fleet.

The service process has also become much safer.