An Employee Scheduling Best Practices Guide for Manufacturers
Central to a manufacturer’s operational success is its people: the dedicated production and warehouse staff, and the operations management teams who work tirelessly to support them. For these frontline contributors, the employee schedule serves as the central conduit connecting business operations to the people who get the work done.
This guide covers six best practices manufacturers are leveraging to increase productivity and reduce costs with better staff scheduling strategies.
- Meet production targets with improved labor forecasting
- Control labor costs with responsive scheduling practices
- Disruption-proof operations with a flexible workforce
- Boost retention with worker-centric scheduling
- Ensure safety with adherence to scheduling rules
- Optimize labor by connecting daily operations to workforce capabilities