Shift Patterns

A collection of shift patterns and how they are used.

2 Team Fixed 12 Hour Shift Pattern | 24/7 Shift Coverage

This is a fixed (no rotation) shift pattern that uses 2 teams and two 12-hour shifts to provide 24/7 coverage. One team will be permanently on the day shift and the other will be on the night shift.   Characteristics Plan ID C2TF12-1 Name 2 Team Fixed 12 Plan Applicability 24/7 operations Teams Required 2 Shifts Day (12-hr), Night (12-hr) Repeat Cycle 1 day Rotation Fixed plan, no rotation Average… Read More »2 Team Fixed 12 Hour Shift Pattern | 24/7 Shift Coverage

About Pre-Designed Schedule Plans

Suppose you were asked to come up with a shift schedule for your business. You have studied your business needs, workload, labor rules, health and safety requirements, and are aware of your employees’ desires and preferences. Ready to tackle the task, you begin to sketch out different shift patterns, draw the X’s and O’s to represent working and non-working days, and juggle the number of employees and shifts to get… Read More »About Pre-Designed Schedule Plans