LUBBOCK, Texas — United Supermarkets here is using an employee scheduling application from Kronos, Chelmsford, Mass., to match staffing levels to store traffic patterns in its 50 stores, following its adoption of Kronos’ time-and-attendance application.
United Supermarkets will use the scheduling application to schedule front-end, bookkeeper, fuel and foodservice employees, and plans to eventually use Kronos to schedule all departments.
The chain previously used a partially automated process to create employee schedules for a variety of departments; other departments manually scheduled employees. The forecasting capabilities of the system will leverage each store’s historical trends, traffic patterns and labor standards to derive sales and labor plans
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