Many service organizations such as banking, insurance, call centers, government offices have the need to optimize their staffing levels. EASEworks Office provides the raw data to which task volumes can be applied to set departmental staffing levels.
By analyzing every task a department processes, and the volumes associated, Industrial Engineers can quickly build up a picture of the staffing levels required.
• AccuracyEngineered Labor Standards (ELS) developed using EASEworks Office are more accurate than the ones developed through traditional stopwatch time studies. This is the reason why most labor unions worldwide require standards to be developed using these types of engineering measurement.• What If? CapabilitiesOnce Engineered Labor Standards are developed in EASEworks Office, changes in processes can be easily updated in the system. This proactive “What if?” modeling capability can provide accurate information on labor improvements prior to incurring any costs for retraining or new equipment.• Simplified On-going MaintenanceAs processes change in your facility, EASEworks Office provides easy maintenance of these standards. Engineered Labor Standards developed in this system contain all of the method steps and related times for your clerical activities. The standards for these detail method steps can be easily modified without having to redo the entire standard.• Rapid DevelopmentUnlike stopwatch time studies that require many observations, building standards in EASEworks Office requires only a couple of observations. This allows for a much more rapid development and deployment of your standards. This lowers costs and shorten the time frame required before achieving the benefits from the installation of the labor standards. This represents “Best Practices.”• Easy Standards ManagementEngineered Labor Standards developed in EASEworks Office reside in a relational database. This allows the standards to be easily managed and interfaced with your Scheduling Software System.
When it comes to a sophisticated approach to distribution and warehouse management, working with Applied Logistics was a natural. Their systematic approach saved us money and allowed us to run our distribution of nationwide products efficiently. Our partnership benefits all at Lowe's.Joseph Mabry; Executive VP of Logistics & Distribution
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Applied Logistics exemplifies the values of Snap-on. Their strong ability to demonstrate integrity, always respect the company in all situations, promote our teamwork, and listen to our inputs to suggested solutions, has made us value our partnership with Applied Logistics. Over the years our distribution, transportation and warehouse management efficiency has drastically increased due to their innovative software and management process. If you are not using it, you are simply wasting your money!Gary Henning, Operations Development