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  • Expanding Operations With a Scarce Labor Pool and an Unpredictable Workload

    Expanding Operations With a Scarce Labor Pool and an Unpredictable Workload

    November 29, 2018

    This is a short case study on a recent shiftwork project in manufacturing. The company wanted to increase output while the demand for workforce was high.

  • Best Practices

    Best Practices

    October 22, 2018

    A list of 50 Best Practices for Shiftwork Operations

  • Why is changing schedules so difficult?

    Why is changing schedules so difficult?

    October 12, 2018

    A brief discussion explaining the difficulty in changing the work schedule of your employees.

  • Knowing the Unknown

    Knowing the Unknown

    September 27, 2018

    Companies are dynamic in that there are always a lot of moving parts. How can you tell what action will cause a desired outcome if you have less than perfect information?

  • Seasonal and Unbalanced Scheduling: A case study

    Seasonal and Unbalanced Scheduling: A case study

    April 26, 2018

    How a new mixed schedule help tackle seasonality while satisfying both workers and managers.