European retailer saves millions by using workforce management technology


Tensor Workforce Management System

A well-known European retailer has managed to cut its operational costs by an estimated 3 million Euros (2,19 Million Pounds) after deploying workforce management technology, a recent business news report on this topic can reveal.

The Dutch discount retail chain HEMA is reported to have made big savings in its first six months using workforce management to support effective human resources management. With approximately 650 stores in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Germany and the United Kingdom, as well as around 10,000 employees,HEMA is known for its self-branded line of high-quality, low-priced housewares, home furnishings, apparel and fresh food products.

At the same time, HEMA has been able to reduce its overall employee hours and improved productivity and visibility.

Workforce management technology can reduce operational costs and bolster productivity

Tensor plc is a market leader in the employee management systems’ segment. We supply an extensive range of systems designed specifically to help HR departments record accurate data regarding the employee’s activity, their performance, as well as their attendance.

Our flagship WinTA.NET integrated workforce management solution incorporates a dedicated Absence Planning and Entitlement Management feature.

WinTA.NET is a web enabled, mobile / wireless technology based Time & Attendance system designed for those companies employing 20 people to 10,000+. The solution provides total control over the creation of working rules, Access Control, Job Costing and System Security and has specifically been designed for multiple companies, each managing multiple sites.

Our comprehensive, yet user-friendly software comes pre-loaded with graphical calendar charts that provide a colourful way of viewing an individual’s or a department’s absence records.

Each employee can be allocated different entitlements for absence such as annual leave or allowed sickness. As absence is booked and taken, the remainder available for each entitlement is updated. Entitlement formulae are used to calculate more complex entitlements calculated on a rising scale based upon length of service.

WinTA.NET supplies the relevant managers with information on employee’s absences through warning email notifications or via hardcopy reports. After that, the system would rapidly identify missing employees that are expected to be at work and then informs you via automatic email reporting reports distributed by email.

If you’d like to find out more about the Tensor workforce management solutions, just contact our team or Book a Demo, we’ll be more than happy to answer all of your questions and queries.

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