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Kronos for Logistics

In the logistics industry, nearly two-thirds of your labor is directly responsible for driving revenue and delivering quality service. So how do you meet rising customer expectations while still controlling costs? You begin by understanding the impact your people truly have on your business.

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  • Video Case Study:  Brambles / CHEP

    Looking for a consolidated timekeeping platform to support operations globally, Brambles chose Kronos for their timekeeping solution.  Discover some of their early successes, and where they are headed to next.

  • Best Practices for Workforce Optimization in Today's Supply Chain

    Making the most of your labor resources is more important than ever before. Optimizing your workforce — through strategic HR management, proven processes, and effective use of technology — can help you reduce costs, improve service and boost profits. First in the series of three white papers — People, Process, Technology, this white paper explores the top people-related trends and issues facing logistics industry to drive competitive success.

  • Logistics Insider: Five Tips for Improving Operational Performance in Today's Supply Chain

    Volatility across the supply chain is forcing warehouses, distribution centers, and 3PL providers of all sizes to look for new and innovative ways to trim costs, improve efficiencies, and boost customer satisfaction for increased profitability and competitive advantage. This whitepaper presents five best-practice recommendations for setting metrics, measuring performance, and continually improving operations processes to stay competitive in today's dynamic logistics market.

  • Top Technology Trends in Supply Chain Labor Management

    As competition intensifies and customer expectations rise, logistics organizations are starting to extend their use of technology well beyond the tracking of goods and materials in an effort to increase efficiencies and optimize performance. By enabling your people and processes through effective use of innovative technology, your organization can uncover hidden capacity, control costs, and boost responsiveness to achieve new levels of operational excellence. Explore top technology trends and how leading organizations are leveraging these trends to make better business decisions.

  • Lipari Foods

    Increasing workforce productivity while controlling labor costs is a challenge for any distributor. Lipari Foods did it by integrating key timekeeping data from its Kronos solution with delivery data from their transportation management system. With this information, they developed performance standards for their delivery drivers and performance-based incentive pay plans. Less than a year later, they had increased workforce productivity to levels equivalent to 8-10% of total payroll.

  • Kronos for Third-Party Logistics Industry Brief

    As supply chains become more global in nature and demand increases for omnichannel support, third-party logistics providers are being challenged to adapt and innovate in the highly competitive logistics marketplace. More than ever, 3PLs need systems in place to optimize labor costs and performance so that they can meet increasing customer demands while maintaining profitability. An agile, flexible workforce — operating at maximum efficiency — is critical to achieving these goals. Workforce management can help by providing the visibility and controls operations managers need to manage labor costs, increase workforce productivity, and deliver on service level expectations.

  • Kronos for Logistics Solution Guide

    The Kronos® for Logistics Solution Guide outlines the assets and strategies necessary to gain a competitive advantage.

    Learn the key areas in which Kronos for Logistics can help your organization achieve its business goals, including: controlling labor costs, delivering quality service, increasing workforce productivity, and minimizing safety and compliance risk.

    Download the solution guide now.

  • The Total Financial Impact of Employee Absences — Executive Report for United States

    The results of this 2014 survey conducted with SHRM will astound you. The total cost of employee absence can reach up to 22% of base payroll; this figure includes both direct costs, like employee pay, and indirect costs, like replacement expenses, overtime, and net lost productivity.

  • Kronos for Trucking Industry Brief

    Today’s trucking companies are navigating a complex storm of issues. Driver shortages and high turnover, potential wage hikes, fierce competition, and an oppressive regulatory environment are making it difficult to maintain sufficient capacity in their networks while protecting razor-thin margins. These mounting challenges are prompting trucking companies to look for new ways to increase capacity and drive profitability. More effective workforce management is the place to start.

  • Kronos for Distribution Industry Brief

    Looking for new ways to drive profitability? More effective workforce management is the place to start. After all, your workforce is your greatest asset; when employees deliver quality service to your customers, profitability follows. Optimize employee productivity and control costs, and you’re able to gain a competitive edge.

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