Blog Topics

  • Be Careful What You Ask For - Part One

    October 1, 2015

    Once upon a time, about 28 years ago now, nearly every 24/7 operation in the country was using some version of a rotating 8-hour schedule.  Ten…

  • The next generation of shift work schedules

    September 3, 2015

    As unemployment drops and wage pressures rise, companies are scrambling to find ways to attract people.  This is an especially challenging task…

  • Sleepiness and the Shiftworker

    May 29, 2015

    This is a 31 minute presentation on the impact of sleepiness on your workforce.  Included are some suggestions for improving the alertness of…

  • Shift Scheduling for Distribution Centers

    May 11, 2015

    Let's start with the disclaimer that "I am not showing you the answer to scheduling for every distribution center in the world."

    My…

  • Shift Schedules for the Food Manufacturing Industry

    March 4, 2015

    Shift work - The more you learn about it, the more you find out how much you didn't know.

    I have friends that know very little about what I do…