Measuring Retail Productivity – Sales per Labor Hour or Items per Labor Hour?

There are many of ways to measure productivity in a retail environment. Determining the best method is the dilemma many retailers face daily. Time is money…

Perception versus Efficiency – Checkout Queuing Theory

One of the most daunting decisions can be which register lane to enter at checkout. Those managing retail stores struggle with these same questions, especially when it comes to how to design their point of sale interaction.

Increasing Value Through Business Process Re-Engineering, Management, and Operational Intelligence

A common trend in successful companies is that they each have a clear and focused idea of how they intend to make money…

Focusing Your Sights on Opportunity

Logile offers a wide range of services focusing on workforce management and software applications that help our customers achieve more efficient operations, better customer service…

The Toolbox, Volume 4: Everybody Do the Poka-yoke

Many individuals that find themselves managing labor programs do not have formal training in engineering concepts that are incredibly helpful to ensuring their success…

Native Apps versus Mobile Web – Who Has the Advantage?

These days, everyone is considering mobile technology, and it’s not hard to see why. The difference in productivity and customer service between an employee sitting at a computer and one walking the sales floor is huge…

The Pathway to Productivity – What’s In a Method?

Imagine that you ask an associate to wear a pedometer for a day as he or she goes about daily task
work. What insights might you gain? How much is the associate actually walking? What does this mean…

How Secure is Your Enterprise Application?

The old adage ‘an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure’ is as applicable when it comes to managing your business as it is to managing your health. The window to address potential threats…

Data, Metrics and Reporting – What is Important to You?

We all consume data and metrics differently and your unique need for numbers may emphatically differ from my need or someone else’s need. Let’s talk retail…

The Toolbox, Volume 3: Lean Six-Sigma Value Analysis

Many individuals that find themselves managing labor programs do not have formal training in engineering concepts that are incredibly helpful to ensuring their success…