Help your team work smarter, not harder

One of the basic techniques to understand stock crew productivity is to use stock cards to have each member of the team capture how their time is spent and how many…

Labor Scheduling: The Need to Cost with Experience

With many competing views on how to effectively write the best schedule, should labor dollars be the only contributing factor to …

Is your express service really express?

Ask managers in most retail organization the percentage of their transactions that involve only 10 items or less. Never mind that their so-called “express registers”…

A Labor Manager’s Dilemma: the value of an hour better placed

What’s the value of an hour better placed? Not an hour saved or eliminated, just better placed? We should never forget that Labor Management is a challenge…

Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right in Service Scheduling

When your parents or teachers first told you that “two wrongs don’t make a right” who knew that they were giving you critical Labor Management insight…

The ultimate foundation: executive leadership!

Logile’s ROADMAP FOR OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE infographic identifies all the building blocks to empower a retail organization with labor

Is optimizing labor really code for finding ways to cut labor hours across stores?

The most successful retailers treat labor optimization as a science that is based on understanding and quantifying work…

Could Hospitals Learn from Retailers

Could Hospitals learn lessons from retailers on how to reduce operating costs while simultaneously improving service levels? The hospital featured in this NBC…

More Employees Agree To Fragmented Hours To Get Work

The economy adds a decent number of jobs every month but there are big questions about the quality of some of those jobs. Many people getting hired these days…