RICHMOND, Va. -- Working to make labor scheduling more efficient, Ukrop's Super Markets here is installing time and attendance software throughout the chain. The new software is from Campbell Software, Chicago.
orded labor information on paper. Now, labor information will be keyed into a computer, and a schedule will be created from employee information previously entered into the system.
Leatherman said that department managers will have to be trained on the new system. She hopes that electronic labor scheduling will save time for managers, which, in turn, will save the retailer money in the long run.
Ukrop's had used electronic labor scheduling before, but only for its front-end employees. Leatherman said Ukrop's needed more flexibility than its existing software system allowed. Now, the retailer plans to schedule the entire store's labor force with the new software.