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How to Manage Rising Labor Costs in Manufacturing

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9/24/20 1:00 PM

Labor costs are on the rise and many companies are struggling to maintain their profit margins. Now, many companies spend 60-70% of their total business expenses on labor costs.

capacity planning, cost, scheduling, Automation, labor, labor scheduling

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The Importance of Automation in Manufacturing

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9/18/20 1:00 PM

It seems like new technologies are emerging and reshaping the way we work every day. In the manufacturing industry, the use of automation is rising and gaining traction. The main goal of automation is to have machines or applications that perform...

Factory Scheduling, Optimize, Automation, software, labor, production scheduling

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Challenges and Solutions for Labor Scheduling

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9/9/20 10:30 AM

One of the biggest challenges in a production facility is the scheduling of labor. It is also one of the largest costs (and one of the hardest to estimate). Many factors can affect labor productivity in such facilities. This is why many...

Factory Scheduling, Advanced Planning and Scheduling, Forecasting, scheduling, planner, labor, labor scheduling, Shop floor data collection

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