How ShiftPlanning Helps Your Franchise
Take less time to schedule and manage staff
due to automation and ease of use.
Department managers can oversee scheduling functions
such as shift trades, vacations, and open shifts.
Helps you comply with overtime rules
and other regulations.
Avoid understaffing or overstaffing
Schedule the right number of employees.
End unnecessary overtime costs and
see actual time worked– down to the minute.
Reduce payroll errors
that cost you money.
Employees can easily request shifts or swaps
so employees are happier.
send text and email reminders so no one forgets to come in.
Easy for workers
to request time off, shift swaps, and other schedule changes.
It takes a lot of work to run a successful franchise. You need to make sure that there are always enough crew members working to meet your customer’s needs and still oversee the day-to-day operations of your shop or restaurant.
Scheduling can take a lot of your time, especially since you may also have to consider the needs of part-time or seasonal employees. Yet, your schedules must be right. Scheduling too many employees or accidentally scheduling an employee for too much overtime can cost you money. Not scheduling enough workers can mean lost business.
ShiftPlanning can help your franchise run smoothly. You’ll save time and money with the automated features. Don’t just take our word for it, though. Sign up for a free trial version today and learn how your business can benefit from ShiftPlanning.
We’ve helped other business owners and we can help you too.
The 5 Guys was founded in 1986. The Centerville franchise was started in 2009. We currently have 24 employees.
Trees Organic Coffee started with one cafe in 1996. We operated the one location in downtown Vancouver until we started franchising in 2005. We now operate 4 locations.
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ShiftPlanning simplifies the scheduling process.
Scheduling staff for your franchise requires the ability to achieve a balance between meeting the needs of your customers and the needs of your employees every day. Your franchise’s employee scheduling program must be a powerful management tool designed to streamline the process and free up your managers and supervisors to spend less time scheduling and more time attending to the business of running a business.
People everywhere love to go to franchise restaurants and other franchise businesses because of the standard that they can count on at any location. Still, franchises compete for customers every day and adequate staff scheduling is critical to providing the kind of quality customer service that brings people to your establishment and keeps them coming back. ShiftPlanning scheduling software provides the customizable platform you need to match forecasted customer numbers with adequate staff.
Depending on the size of the franchise, most operate with various levels of management. The average franchise staff is comprised of the owner, manager, franchise/branch managers (where applicable,) marketing manager, customer service staff, online order and delivery agents, and customer support specialists.
ShiftPlanning is used in the franchise business in multiple ways:
- Sets up a separate schedule for trainees.
- Easily creates separate schedules for every sector.
- Gives individual schedule management to team or shift leaders.
- Allows sector managers to oversee and control the shift trades, vacations, open shifts, etc.
- SMS notification system makes scheduling fast and easy.
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- Improve customer service by keeping adequate staff on hand at all times.
- End unnecessary overtime costs.
- Reduce employee turnover by scheduling around each crew member’s individual shift preferences.
- Reduce unauthorized absences.
Managers can remotely check on individual employees while they are clocked in, and monitor daily, weekly, and monthly attendance trends and labor costs through the ShiftPlanning website, smartphones and Facebook.
ShiftPlanning is a total staff management solution for the fast food restaurant industry, offering a seamless and intuitive approach to employee scheduling, attendance, time and payroll reports.
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