How ShiftPlanning Helps You Manage Production Scheduling
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Reduce the time
management spends on scheduling staff, freeing them up for other tasks.
Easily access and update the schedules
online at any time of the day or night.
Create a series of schedules
for any need to coordinate groups or subgroups.
Reduce labor costs
by reducing unnecessary overtime costs
that employees arrive on time for their shifts with the “Who’s On Now” feature.
Keep adequate staff
working at all times.
Communicate schedule changes
through the convenience of the SMS notification system.
Employees can check their schedules
from any computer at any time of the day or night.
Sets a trainee schedule
for new hires.
You operate a production plant, mill, factory, or manufacturing unit. It’s important that you have enough workers scheduled to meet your quota and produce high quality product every single day. Your company can’t afford accidental overtime or unauthorized employee absences.
If you’re still using a spreadsheet or manual method to schedule your workers, you probably struggle with scheduling. In fact, scheduling might seem like a nearly impossible task.
As a manager, scheduling is probably just one of your many responsibilities. Yet, between vacation requests, shift swaps, and other issues–scheduling takes a lot of your time.
There’s a quicker, easier way to come up with accurate schedules for your team. ShiftPlanning’s easy-to-use scheduling software is ideal for the production environment.
Take control of your staff scheduling process. Sign up for a free ShiftPlanning trial today and discover the right scheduling software difference today.
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ShiftPlanning’s online scheduling software will provide your production scheduler with powerful graphic interface and all the tools necessary to arrange work schedules based on your company’s particular production requirements. Although most manufacturers have adapted automation when it comes to human resources and payroll management, it is surprising how many plants and facilities have yet to bring their shift scheduling management out of the dark ages.
Whether you manage a production plant, factory, manufacturing unit, mill, or other type of production company, one thing is certain: manual approaches to scheduling staff are not only huge time sinks, they leave manufacturers vulnerable to costly mistakes that undermine your company’s profitability and operations.
ShiftPlanning workforce scheduling software can help your company:
- Automate shift scheduling for every employee, quickly and efficiently.
- Streamline employee rotations seamlessly.
- Automate vacation scheduling.
- Incorporate overtime regulations.
- Import infinite employees and schedules via .csv or .xls files, E-mail Address Book, Facebook & Google Apps.
- View scheduled and confirmed hours for each and every employee in multiple batches.
ShiftPlanning is used in the Production Industry in multiple ways and numerous sectors:
- Sets up a separate schedule for trainees.
- Easily creates separate schedules for every sector.
- Offers individual schedule management options for team leaders.
- Allows sector managers to oversee and control the trades, vacations, open shifts, etc.
- SMS notification system makes scheduling fast and easy.
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- Improve customer service by keeping adequate staff working at all times.
- End unnecessary overtime costs.
- Reduce employee turnover by scheduling around each staff member’s individual shift preferences.
- Reduce unauthorized absences.
- Complies with union and governmental regulations automatically.
- Confirms employees are arriving on time for their shifts.
Managers can take advantage of ShiftPlanning’s “Who’s On Now” feature to see who is on the job at any given moment, or its “ping” feature to notify them automatically when employees arrive late or leave early.
ShiftPlanning’s totally customizable software has powerful tools that integrate union regulations and labor laws into scheduling, reducing or eliminating any margin of error. ShiftPlanning is engineered to adapt to and implement updates and changes in regulatory rules as they arise without replacing software or disrupting business as usual. Even if you juggle the regulations of multiple unions within your workforce, ShiftPlanning incorporates all specific rules into the workforce scheduling software, making shift scheduling easy, streamlined and cost-effective. Best of all, it’s very easy to set up ShiftPlanning online software without any interruption to your Schedule Work.