Posts By: Terry Schilling

Tugboat Software Releases Event Scheduling As Part of Their Employee Scheduling Software Platform

Workplace scheduling software specialists Tugboat Software have recently announced the release of their Event Scheduling tools to be used in conjunction with the company’s landmark employee scheduling software. This new addition to the company’s SOS (Schedule Optimizing Software) platform is designed to provide organizations with tools needed to plan and schedule meetings or events for… Read more »

Schedule Planning Board Now Available From Tugboat Software

Tugboat has now developed a workforce scheduling interface that is ideal for operations where the roster of workers – across separate branches, departments, or locations – remains predictable for long periods of time yet managers still have to juggle day-to-day temporary changes or re-assignments for any reason that may occur. The Scheduling Planning Board provides… Read more »

From ERP to Labor Scheduling

Creating a labor schedule is a key engineering step in your production planning cycle. Given your multiple products and deadlines over multiple shifts, days or weeks and given the volatility of any pool of labor resources, can your production plans be completed on time? Whether work orders are created in QAD, SAP or Preactor, now… Read more »

Staffing Level Planning & Job Bidding

January 26, 2012 One of our General Mills customers recently re-bid 96 jobs. This was due to installation of some new equipment. When they’ve had to do this in the past, with a workforce of over 400, this was an administrative nightmare: the workers filling out individual bid sheets, sorting through the bids, ranking them… Read more »

Tugboat Software Introduces New Job Bidding Tools

Newport Beach, California based business software developer Tugboat Software has recently announced the introduction of new tools which automate job bidding. They are designed to allow organizations to align workforce levels with changing production demand. These new tools are employee-driven and enable workers to engage in the job bidding process while automatically awarding bids from… Read more »