BEYOND YOUR TYPICAL SCHEDULING

July 17, 2019

Three weeks have passed since the beginning of my internship here at Coleman Consulting Group. I am learning the different dynamics of corporations and production facilities, and how companies operate. My first business trip to New York opened my eye...

June 21, 2019

For nearly 16 years, I had no idea what a consultant did. All I knew is that they helped companies improve.  I learned from my dad, a Managing Partner with Coleman Consulting Group, that consultants specialize in finding solutions to make companies m...

January 8, 2019

I’ve been designing and implementing shift schedules for over 20 years. I get excited every time I have the opportunity to design something from scratch for a place that hasn’t even hired its first employee. In 2014, leading ceramic tile manufacturer...

November 1, 2018

Do you know if your company is in compliance with the provisions FLSA? In the last two years, 100 percent of the clients we have consulted are at risk of back pay – and they had no idea. In some cases up to millions of dollars.

October 8, 2018

That may sound like a strange question. Many people are conditioned to believe that overtime is never good for a business. The reality is that overtime can be extremely cost effective and even build morale under the following conditions:

  1. Overtime...

September 12, 2018

I love it when we make a real difference for both the employee and the company! This story starts out like so many others in manufacturing plants all over the world. Demand for the product being produced grows, so a facility that might traditionally...

August 21, 2018

Now that the summer is nearly over, many parents are getting ready for school.  For many people, this tends to be a high demand period where we "bend" our schedules to make sure we are there at the right times for drop off, pickup, and to support all...

August 1, 2018

Are you one of those companies that has been using overtime to cover the increased demand for your product or service? Or maybe you added an extra shift of people because you were working too much overtime and realize that wasn’t the right answer eit...

February 19, 2018

As unemployment declines, turnover increases in every industry, but industries where shiftwork is most prevalent seem to get hit hardest. Employees that are left behind have to work harder – and sometimes longer –hours to make up for the open positio...

Is scheduling having an impact on workplace fatigue and accident rates?

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