nGROUP Performance Partners Uses Takt LMS To Power Retail Peak Season
Macy's Supply Chain partner with nGROUP Performance Partners to help power their 2021 peak season. With record demand nGROUP and Macy's need closely monitor their warehouse productivity, implement process improvements in real-time to increase labor productivity, and engage their employees. Takt's Labor Management System (LMS) delivered real-time insights to supervisors, industrial engineers, and facility leaders.
INCREASE IN UPH
DELIVERED TARGET VOLUME
nGROUP Performance Partners, a leading third party logistics (3PL) supports North America’s largest retail, manufacturing, and distribution teams, helping them reduce warehouse labor costs costs & increase labor productivity. Typically, peak season presents the most significant challenge: meeting customer demand while maintaining operational efficiency. In 2021, COVID compounded this challenge by significantly increasing customer purchasing while simultaneously reducing the labor force to the lowest participation rate in recent history.
To optimize a global network spanning numerous facilities, supporting clients including Macy’s, nGROUP Performance Partners needed the ability to keep a finger on the pulse of their team’s performance, quickly identify opportunities for improvement, and provide their teams with the insights necessary to take immediate action.
Takt Labor Management System (LMS) Integrated With The Existing Environment for Full Warehouse Visibility
Warehouse Management System (WMS)
Takt integrated with Manhattan Warehouse Management System (WMS)
Takt integrated with Kronos and the nGROUPS proprietary time clock for complete visibility across systems.
Automation & Robotics
Takt integrated with automated boxers, sorters, and more to provide visibility into productivity in between transactions.
Takt was available on supervisor tablets, laptops, and workstations for easy to
Takt Empowered nGROUP and Macy's to Deliver Results
Create unparalleled insight into the operation
Takt delivers real-time visibility into every facility transaction, including interactive dashboards for facility, shift, and individual performance. Operational leaders are able to easily track critical metrics including Qty, UPH, Direct & Indirect Hours, and non productive time.
Engage employees with coaching and incentives
Takts Employee Engagement features allow supervisors and team leads to understand employee proficiencies, preferences, and progress. With Takt, nGROUP was able to identify and incentivizing high performers, allowing them to focus support, praise, rewards, and growth opportunities.
Review freight mix and driving factors of waste
Takt enables nGROUP to review and forecast work content to better plan shifts and staffing. Takt also provides operations teams with visibility into the factors that contribute to waste, including Time Off Task, and Downtime.
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Takt's Next Generation Labor Management System (LMS)
Takt's labor management system (LMS) was built from the ground up to be easy to implement, easy to use, and deliver increased labor productivity.
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