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Construction Crew Scheduling with Snap Schedule

Construction crew scheduling presents many challenges. Most construction projects require crews with the right skills to be scheduled and many job sites to cover.  At each job site, crew members must also be assigned to various tasks or work orders.  The schedulers must also consider time-off requests, labor rules, and worker availability when developing work crew’s […]

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Schedule Manufacturing Workers with Snap Schedule

Manufacturers schedule manufacturing workers on-demand so labor cost control has always been a constant struggle. Poor shift scheduling on the shop floor can lead to increased operating costs, decreased sales, high worker turnover, and soaring grievances. Factory managers often spend countless hours on shift scheduling, trying to get their shifts and work schedules just right. […]

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Library Scheduling Is Easy with Snap Schedule 365

Effective library scheduling, combined with well designed work schedules, go a long way toward improving operational efficiency and better service. Using spreadsheets, documents, online calendars, or paper to schedule library staff, volunteers, or interns may be familiar. Perhaps it’s the way your library has always done library scheduling. While these methods may be sliding by, […]

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A software solution for your weekly scheduling headache

Setting up the weekly work schedule is a task all of us try to avoid. It’s a job that generally gets passed around until someone is found who is obsessive enough, or unlucky enough, to deal with it. In some security protection companies, the job is farmed out to the site supervisors. In others, the […]

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Scheduling security guards manually?

You say you dread two tasks each week: putting together the security guard’s schedule and totaling up the hours for payroll. Both tasks take you hours and there is always at least one mistake. Odds are you are still doing both tasks manually. The term “manually” doesn’t always mean you are using pencil and paper […]

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Snap Schedule can be a big help in planning stage

Landing a big contract at a large site is every security salesperson’s dream. Contracts known as 108’s (1 guard, 2 shifts, 7 days a week), 168’s (1 guard, 3 shifts, 7 days a week, and 236’s (2 guards, 3 shifts, 7 days a week) are fairly common. They are the bread and butter jobs that […]

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Employee Scheduling Example: 24/7, 12 hr shifts, 4 on – 4 off

“Our fire department operates 24/7 and need a rotating shift pattern between our Day and Night 12-hour shifts. We have 8 employees to schedule and they should alternate between consecutive Day shifts and Night shifts.” One of the many shift schedules that meet your requirements is below. This schedule plan will require that we set […]

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