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7 Reasons Why You Should Invest In Workforce Scheduling

Updated: Mar 16



Schedule labor, equipment and materials with ease. STRUCTURE Blue’s Workforce Scheduling eases the burden of workforce project scheduling. It allows your scheduler or foreman to allocate and schedule the necessary resources for all of your upcoming projects. Schedule labor, crews and subcontractors, as well as equipment and materials, to build a comprehensive schedule.


With a suite of features designed to make workforce project scheduling easier than ever, STRUCTURE Blue’s Workforce Scheduling Module is the ultimate resource for streamlining scheduling and project management. Let’s take a look at 7 reasons why you need WorkForce Scheduling for your business.


1 Optimize resources and increase productivity


Create schedules that optimize resources and increase productivity with WorkForce Scheduling. Your scheduler can build a schedule using your employees’ skill sets and certifications or even see what key pieces of equipment are available for a specific job. You can even require work orders to be reviewed before being assigned to ensure the information is accurate.


2 Security you need


Workforce Scheduling gives your scheduler ultimate control over projects. Your security settings provide users with full access to information for all of their assigned jobs, as well as the ability to make and edit assignments, without interfering with the jobs of other team members.


3 Get accurate estimates on time


WorkForce Scheduling is a tool that allows you to easily create and estimate the required labor hours for all of your upcoming projects. Each job's estimated hours are automatically populated in the current week’s schedule based on a combination of the user-defined workload; the availability of employees, equipment, and materials; and their assigned priorities.



4 Plan everything in one place


If you need to schedule multiple resources, such as laborers, equipment operators, and machines, to your projects or provide capacity planning for your team, then STRUCTURE Blue’s Workforce Scheduling tool allows you to do so on mobile or desktop. You can allocate and schedule the resources necessary to complete your project with ease.


5 Powerful reporting


Use STRUCTURE Blue’s powerful reporting capabilities to analyze pending jobs and better prepare your team to service upcoming work orders. Analyze pending jobs and compare these to work orders so your team is prepared to service customers and reduce down time. By analyzing pending work using STRUCTURE Blue's reporting features, you can more precisely schedule jobs and plan your resource allocation.


6 Keep control of your schedule


STRCUTURE Blue’s Workforce Scheduling makes it easy to create a schedule. Designed to simplify the project scheduling workflow, this tool supports your scheduler's efforts to manage work assignments and resources while efficiently servicing work orders.


7 Know what’s going on in real time


A software tool specifically designed to address the challenges that service businesses face managing their workforce. With this tool you can make on the fly changes and have them update to your employees mobile device in real time. A variety of scheduling tools make it easy to find qualified staff for every job. And once you have the schedule complete you can forecast future labor spending as well as monitor real time versus scheduled staffing so you can control overtime costs.


If you need to schedule multiple resources, such as laborers, equipment operators, and machines, to your projects or provide capacity planning for your team, then STRUCTURE Blue’s Workforce Scheduling tool is essential for your commercial construction business. Workforce Scheduling allows you to make changes on mobile or desktop. You can allocate and schedule the resources necessary to complete your project with ease.


Learn more about Workforce Scheduling here.


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