Blog Topics

  • A schedule is more than a day-on-day-off pattern

    November 24, 2009

    Most people that come to our site are thinking "I need a shift schedule so all I need to do is search the internet until I find a pattern that I…

  • Lean Manufacturing

    November 12, 2009

    Lean manufacturing means reducing waste and continuously improving. Using the wrong shift schedule creates waste. Implement a schedule that minimizes waste.

  • Getting the Workforce Involved

    October 19, 2009

    I recently received a telephone call from a company that was having problems with their shift schedule.  The problem, it seemed, was that people…

  • Overtime: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    October 12, 2009

    Overtime is a topic that I could write a book about and still only hit the highlights. My intention is to, from time to time, post something about…