Employee Scheduling Software for the Transportation Industry
Snap Schedule employee scheduling software lets you efficiently schedule employees with the right skills at the right times to match the workload demands. It is the easiest way for transportation companies to transform manual ways of employee scheduling into effortless workforce management.
The transportation industry is driven by schedules. Accurate arrival and departure times are critical to customer satisfaction. In order to maintain punctuality, transportation companies must effectively schedule their employees. Whether working for airlines, trains, buses, limousines, taxis, managers must ensure that drivers, pilots, and attendants are efficiently scheduled and ready to go.
Most transportation businesses have a variety of job positions to schedule and shifts to cover. Businesses that have peak hours and high seasons allocate employees proportionally by the hour of the day and/or rotate employees to ensure an even spread of shifts for each employee. Union and FLSA rules may place restrictions on work hours, overtime compensation, and the types of work schedules that can be implemented. Schedulers must also consider time-off requests, labor rules, and personnel availability when developing schedules for full-time and part-time employees. Staffing too many service employees needlessly drives up costs and staffing too few at peak times causes service level to suffer. Snap Schedule employee scheduling software helps schedule the right number of employees when they are needed, while complying with constraints on their availability, work hour limits, and labor costs.
Manage employee scheduling with one tool
Drag-and-drop or auto-generate shift schedules for an unlimited number of transportation service employees and shifts. Support fixed, rotating, split, multiple shifts, time off, and on calls.
Tasks & breaks scheduling
Effortlessly schedule multiple tasks, duties, and breaks of any length in a single shift. Ensure adequate coverage by skills, positions and proactively manage break and rest compliance.
Time clock & attendance
Clock in/out of work on a mobile device or via an on-site iPad. Record work hours, on-call, and attendance for accurate payroll.
Leave & time off accruals
Set up different leave types, reasons, and accrual rates. Avoid accidentally schedule on-leave employees. Employees can see their leave balance and request time off on the go.
Ensure shift coverage
Show the number of staff scheduled in each shift by positions, skills, or reasons. Flag over or under staffed positions or skills while making shift assignments.
Schedule by skills / positions
Define skills/certifications and associate them with employees. Fill a shift based on the required skills and positions. Provide multiple options for identifying who are qualified to bid on open shifts.
Unavailability & preferences
Avoid scheduling conflict with up-to-date employee’s availability and leave balance. Employees can enter their availability and desired work hours.
Keep teams in sync and notify employees when work schedules have changed. Notify employees when open shifts are created and available. Alert schedulers when employees request time off, bid on an open shift, or accept a shift trade.
Automated shift callouts
Promote fairness, reduce grievances, and stay in compliance by enforcing callout rules and equalizing overtime opportunities. Receive and respond to callout and scheduling notifications via automated phone calls or SMS texting.
Labor cost control
Sum up in real time employees’ planned and actual work hours. Handle all types of regular, on-call, overtime, shift premium, and incentive pays. Generate time cards for payroll based on either planned or recorded work hours.
Unlock the hidden value of workforce data with 59 built-in reports. Uncover insightful labor patterns, trends, and outliers. Export data to various file formats such as PDF, Word, Excel, HTML.
Anywhere, anytime access
Employees can access their schedules online, view leave balance, request time off, bid on, trade, pick up shifts, punch in/out, and update availability. Android and iOS employee scheduling apps are available.