Flawless Order Execution has a Labor Problem  In recent years, operations leaders consistently list confidence in their labor – across multiple dimensions – as an ongoing concern. The ongoing challenge of securing, retaining, and optimizing labor has become even more pronounced in recent times due to various factors such as availability, temperament, and skill set […]

When to use Engineered Labor Standards vs. Reasonable Expectancies.

Executive summary: Utilizing labor standards is a critical part of a successful labor management program. Multi-determinant engineered labor standards provide a more accurate performance expectation as compared to reasonable expectancies. An LMS is instrumental in developing fair labor standards and managing performance. In an era of evolving labor demands including protecting employee welfare while still […]

Improving Company Culture with a Labor Management System System

Executive summary: A strong culture can help attract and retain top talent Creating a positive culture requires a strong labor management program A Labor Management System System (LMS) supports a good culture through real-time data and better engagement In today’s competitive labor market, businesses must look for ways to attract, retain and best utilize workers. […]

How to Utilize Your LMS to Identify Continuous Improvement Projects

Executive summary: An LMS can help drive continuous improvement across your operations Advanced BI capabilities provide visibility into critical metrics An LMS can drive non-performance-related improvements As demand for faster delivery, the labor shortage, inflation and other constraints put strain on the supply chain, organizations must continue to look for opportunities to drive efficiency and […]