How ShiftPlanning Helps Your Coffee Shop Business
handle all aspects of team management with one centralized tool.
Ensure adequate staff
ability to optimize staff and customer ratios based on business forecasts
staff receives SMS text or email notification of new schedules.
view and access schedules from any computer, 24/7.
View staff activity
track who has viewed and confirmed shifts, reducing unauthorized absences.
Improve team efficiency
staff members can arrange shift swaps and changes without manager involvement.
Improve Staff Morale
avoid unauthorized or unplanned overtime costs
Broadcast open shifts
automatically notify employees of open shifts
automatically keeps track of employee scheduling preferences
Coffee shop shift scheduling can present a real challenge for managers. As a manager or owner of a coffee shop, you not only have to consider the needs of your customers, but those of your employees. You probably spend hours deciding who to put on what shift, handling schedule change requests, and assigning staff to appropriate areas of responsibility.
Let ShiftPlanning coffee shop shift scheduling software come to the rescue.
ShiftPlanning software is the perfect solution for your coffee shop shift scheduling headaches. It’s a powerful, comprehensive tool, especially designed to streamline the unique scheduling demands of businesses like your coffee shop. Try a free trial version of ShiftPlanning today and start transforming the way you handle staff scheduling for your coffee shop business.
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If you own or manage a coffee shop, you face daunting challenges when it comes to creating shift schedules for your staff. Coffee shops often have demanding and eccentric clientele who expect a high level of customer service and a relaxing ambience. To get this right, you’ve got to make sure you have the right staff on hand at any given time.
Between juggling vacation requests, shift swaps, and keeping up with individual staff preferences, coffee shop shift scheduling can take up enormous amounts of time – time you should be using to tend to core business matters. ShiftPlanning simplifies your scheduling duties and frees you up to spend more time on other coffee shop management responsibilities.
Every day, people go to their favorite coffee shops to enjoy their favorite coffee beverage and relax. Some like to bring along laptops for work while there, others come alone or with a friend to chat and catch up. Regardless of why they come, it’s critical to provide optimal customer service and have adequate, qualified staff on hand to keep them coming back.
Properly done, coffee shop shift scheduling strikes a balance between meeting the needs of your customers and those of your staff each day. To do this, you need a powerful, comprehensive tool. You need ShiftPlanning.
ShiftPlanning online coffee shop shift scheduling software
ShiftPlanning provides a customizable, fully integrated solution that saves you time and money. The software’s staff portal offers remote access from any computer, so staff can access and review their work schedules. They even have the ability to arrange shift swaps, request changes, review time cards, and change availability – all without involving management. This means no more endless phone calls and last minute scurrying to cover shifts.
This powerful tool can handle an unlimited number of employees to cover every position and every shift. Each staff member receives automatic electronic notification of his or her schedule, leaving no room for error. You can schedule your staff and know that they’re notified without having to track down phone numbers and emails. Managers can even view which employees have accessed and confirmed their schedules.
ShiftPlanning addresses the unique demands of coffee shop shift scheduling:
- Automated shift scheduling for all staff members in every capacity.
- See staff skills and credentials at a glance and find right people for shifts.
- Streamlined shift rotations.
- Streamlined vacation scheduling.
- Track individual skill sets and pay levels.
- Business volume forecast reports.
- Automated time and attendance tracking.
Coffee shop management and staff can work directly with ShiftPlanning Scheduler:
- Allow staff to arrange shift swaps electronically with no manager involvement and no disruption.
- Add and import unlimited schedules via .csv and .xls.
- Add and import unlimited staff details through .csv Address Book, Facebook, and Google Apps.
- Access and view schedules remotely from any computer, 24/7.
- Prepare unlimited schedules.
- Eliminate over- or under-staffing with automated time tracking.
- Develop and generate multiple types of in-depth reports based on various aspects of business.
ShiftPlanning puts state-of-the-art coffee shop shift scheduling software at your fingertips:
- Automatically notify staff of new schedules and shift changes via SMS text or email messaging. No more endless phone calls.
- Track staff skills and experience so you always have the right person for the job.
- Set up separate schedules for trainees.
- Comply with federal and state health and safety requirements.
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- Improve staff retention by automatically tracking and scheduling around individual shift preferences.
- Reduce unauthorized absences by maintaining open communication with staff across a centralized platform.
- Eliminate unnecessary overtime costs through the automated time tracking module.
- Track which staff members have viewed and confirmed shifts.
- Electronically broadcast open shifts to all available and qualified staff.
- Access and work with ShiftPlanning from any computer, anywhere, anytime.
ShiftPlanning allows you to manage and schedule your coffee shop staff more efficiently and with ease. Using the ShiftPlanning solution will get you from behind the scheduling desk and allow you to more fully engage with clientele and focus on frontline management.
Click here to find out more about what ShiftPlanning can do for your business. Since the custom set-up is free, you have nothing to lose except your old, costly scheduling process.