Dan Bursik leads the Product Management team responsible for the functionality and future enhancement of Logile’s software modules and bundled solutions of best practice support tools delivered through Logile’s software applications.
With a career spanning over 40 years of retail store operations and labor management expertise, Dan has assisted numerous organizations in defining best practices, establishing labor standards, initiating continuous improvement programs, and implementing enterprise technology tools to improve service, manage labor expenses and insure operational excellence. Dan has led Productivity and Workforce Management teams and initiatives at Cub Foods and Supervalu Corporate Retail; crossing a host of retail markets, formats and banners including Cub Foods, Albertson’s, Acme, Shaw’s, Jewel-Osco, Hornbacher’s, Scott’s, bigg’s, Shop ‘n Save, Shopper’s Food Warehouse, Farm Fresh and Supervalu Pharmacy.
Dan is an industry thought leader in workforce management and enterprise labor solutions. In his tenure at Supervalu Corporate Retail he introduced many initiatives which helped Supervalu transition from wage percent and sale per hour labor management to fixed and variable factor management and to dynamic, standard-based work scheduling. Another significant initiative was to introduce organizational reporting tools for Store Operations including plan versus forecast versus scheduled versus earned versus actual reporting to facilitate proactive improvements in staffing and enhanced customer service.
Dan is a champion for continuous improvement initiatives including 5-S workplace organization and best method development. He is passionate about forecast accuracy and schedule optimization including his pioneer design of task and event based scheduling for non-front-end departments. He supports employee engagement in the process of continuous improvement and transparency in the application of standards and store-specific data in determining work content. In a wide variety of grocery retail formats in his long and accomplished career, Dan has achieved significant improvements in workforce management, customer satisfaction and system-aided operational excellence.
For Logile, Dan has key roles in developing future system requirements and in assisting our customers in driving optimal benefits from the power of Logile’s system functionality and best practice expertise.
Dan is proud to be a key driver in Logile’s commitment to providing Clients with the tools, expertise and support services and to optimize their unique marketing strategies. Today’s competitive environment demands better tools; and those tools are being developed, refined and implemented at Logile – not just to support labor planning and scheduling – but to drive effective operations management, inventory management, production planning, workforce optimization, business analytics, effective merchandising and promotional planning, and consistent customer service to run engaging stores with real-time and mobile supporting technology that works.
Dan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.