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These Problems facing Factories, beepShift Solutions
Factory Case

Manufacturers face constant struggles with scheduling on-demand workers, this creates issues with controlling labor costs. Poor shift scheduling can lead to increased operational costs, low motivation, and increase overall employee turnover. Countless hours are lost and wasted on shift scheduling.

Manufacturers are often 24/7 operations, and that presents multiple challenges to scheduling. There are multiple governmental and Union restrictions on work hours or on tasks certain workers can perform. Schedulers face countless restrictions they must consider when making schedules.

beepShift can reduce costs, save time, and prevent over-staffing and under-staffing issues, while improving overall scheduling using AI and data analytics. beepShift can automate up to 90% of a manufacturers’ scheduling functions. Create better schedules with smarter scheduling using beepShift.

① Problem

Difficult shift management due to severe labor costs

It is difficult to make shifts while calculating labor costs, making shift creation additionally time consuming.

① Solution

Automatic shift adjustments and labor cost calculation

Labor costs are automatically calculated when creating a shift, so there is no need to calculate labor costs manually therefore no calculation errors are made.

② Problem

Difficulties in the allocating personnel

In some cases, the difficulty of work or skills needed differs for each line, it may take some effort to create a shift based on these complications.

② Solution

Automatic allocation of different types of labor

You can set the skill levels for the type of work for each employee, so the system will consider the optimal arrangement.

Manufacturing Industry Example

Understand employee work hours for each process and/or location in the factory. beepShift can efficiently respond to detailed processes by creating shifts measure in 5-minute increments. You can also check labor costs of any shifts at any time.

1. Register the required number of personnel and shift combination, as well as any priority conditions based on the data in the shift model

beepShift allows one to register shifts in separate groups for each production line. You may also set priorities such as “employees with lower hourly wages” and “people who are available to work after 22:00”.

2. Collect desired shifts from workers

If the worker’s desired shift is the same every week, you can register the submitted shift as a favorite and submit it automatically from the system.

3. Require personnel for each production line in advance, and the appropriate staffing levels will be automatically set.

Shifts are automatically assembled by the required number of people for each production line. Since extra staffing is not required, improvement in productivity can be expected.

4. Final confirmation of shift

Once the shift is confirmed, a final check can be made to prevent delays caused by mistakes when making the shift.

5. Notify the workers of the confirmed shift

beepShift will send a notification to all employees with a single click of a button. Labor costs can be checked, once a day, once a week, every two weeks, or every four weeks.

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