Articles tagged with Shiftwork

  • Optimizing Staffing Levels Part 1 - Knowing Your Costs

    Optimizing Staffing Levels Part 1 - Knowing Your Costs

    March 26, 2019

    A discussion about the costs of various labor options including overtime, straight time and temporary workers.

  • A few words about Shift Length

    A few words about Shift Length

    March 13, 2019

  • Scheduling Supervision

    Scheduling Supervision

    February 24, 2019

    Both, Plant Managers and HR Managers have questions about scheduling supervision; especially with regards to a schedule change. Let's cut…

  • A few words about Rotating and Fixed shifts

    A few words about Rotating and Fixed shifts

    February 13, 2019

    What is the difference between fixed and rotating schedules as well as any other type of schedule?

  • 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.