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Seasonal shift patterns in manufacturing: Don’t let peak production periods harm your business

Responsive resourcing systems are key to managing cyclical demand efficiently and effectively.

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Increasing predictability with demand-led rostering and annualised hours

Organisations which depend on zero hour contracts to meet fluctuating demand need to look at alternative resourcing models

White Papers

Workforce optimisation...plugging technology gaps in an airport environment

As passenger numbers increase, airports face significant challenges in ensuring that they have the right amount of staff in place at all times

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Views from the 2017 Food and Drink IT Summit: Brexit & the importance of flexible shift patterns

Brexit planning is driving many manufacturers to appraise their current working patterns and explore the benefits of investing in the implementation of Demand-Led Rostering

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How many days in a year? The mechanics of Working Time

Demand planning is a key element of workforce planning and management

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Avoiding Ryanair's Holiday Planning Headaches

"Holidays are supposed to be relaxing…but for those involved in workforce planning and management they are often an administrative nightmare"

Case Studies

Maritime & Coastguard Agency

By designing optimised shift patterns, the Maritime & Coastguard Agency could meet variations in demand while reducing labour costs and protecting vital skills

White Papers

Annualised hours...a brief introduction to this efficient approach to resourcing

This paper looks at Annualised Hours and covers strategies to implement and manage this resourcing system

Case Studies

PPG

Introducing Demand-Led Rostering and Annualised Hours delivered a wide range of benefits for this manufacturer

Case Studies

Cheshire West and Chester Council

This local authority used Demand-Led Rostering to deliver efficiencies whilst protecting jobs

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ARP and DOD...can the workforce respond to changing demand?

"If rolled out, many existing shift patterns may no longer effectively align labour supply with demand."

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Top tips for managing your workforce during seasonal peaks

"Seasonal peaks are often met through an annual influx of agency staff and temporary workers or overtime"

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