People || Strategy | Productivity | Technology

Understanding all of the unique nuances of the workforce and their productivity is core to the success of any business. Our Business Services solidify this core and help companies find ways to improve productivity and streamline processes. Small and simple changes to the way organizations manage their tasks, activities, processes and policies can yield tangible results.

Axsium’s Productivity Services include:

Do you want to create a better labor budget or schedule your staff to better align with the work that they need to perform? Do you want to streamline operations and increase productivity? The first step to achieving any of these goals starts with labor standards.

Axsium’s Labor Standards Development services precisely establishes how long it takes our clients’ employees to perform each and every task associated with their jobs. Not only do we establish a baseline for each task, we explain how tasks vary from location to location.

Our consultants use three proven approaches to work measurement: direct observation, predetermined motion time system, and work sampling. These approaches are mixed-and-matched to ensure that tasks are measured accurately and standards are developed in the shortest amount of time. Even better, Axsium maintains proprietary database of labor standards which can help most organizations get started very quickly.

What are the benefits of Labor Standards?

  • Understand all of the activities required to run your stores.
  • Develops a clear picture of all labor drivers.
  • Ability to generate accurate labor hours.
  • Improve productivity and efficiency.
  • Eliminate wasted labor.
  • Provide accurate customer service levels.

Axsium’s labor standards projects can be customized to meet the needs of the business. We can focus on the entire enterprise, or we get focus on specific departments, locations or regions. Do you have existing labor standards, but aren’t sure they reflect the current state of the business? No problem. Axsium can update them.

To contact Axsium about Labor Standards, click here or call (416) 849-5400.

Labor Standards Development

Do you want to create a better labor budget or schedule your staff to better align with the work that they need to perform? Do you want to streamline operations and increase productivity? The first step to achieving any of these goals starts with labor standards.

Axsium’s Labor Standards Development services precisely establishes how long it takes our clients’ employees to perform each and every task associated with their jobs. Not only do we establish a baseline for each task, we explain how tasks vary from location to location.

Our consultants use three proven approaches to work measurement: direct observation, predetermined motion time system, and work sampling. These approaches are mixed-and-matched to ensure that tasks are measured accurately and standards are developed in the shortest amount of time. Even better, Axsium maintains proprietary database of labor standards which can help most organizations get started very quickly.

What are the benefits of Labor Standards?

  • Understand all of the activities required to run your stores.
  • Develops a clear picture of all labor drivers.
  • Ability to generate accurate labor hours.
  • Improve productivity and efficiency.
  • Eliminate wasted labor.
  • Provide accurate customer service levels.

Axsium’s labor standards projects can be customized to meet the needs of the business. We can focus on the entire enterprise, or we get focus on specific departments, locations or regions. Do you have existing labor standards, but aren’t sure they reflect the current state of the business? No problem. Axsium can update them.

To contact Axsium about Labor Standards, click here or call (416) 849-5400.

The key to increasing your workforce’s productivity without increasing your labor costs is by improving the way that your staff works. Axsium’ can help streamline operations and reduce administration. Through a combination of field observation, video analysis, activity sampling, a database of industry standards as well as by leveraging best practices, Axsium can work with you to identify areas of opportunity and work with you to redesign processes to achieve tangible benefits.

Today’s economic climate has forced many businesses to “do more with less”. In actuality, many companies are simply doing ‘less with less’. Economic uncertainty still dominates our financial news on a daily basis. Understanding how to do more with existing labor resources is the key to increasing productivity without increasing payroll costs.

What are the benefits of Process Optimization?

  • Streamlining operations.
  • Increased productivity without increased payroll investment.
  • Improved internal processes.
  • Competitive advantage.

Our industry practitioners will focus on optimizing internal processes for increased productivity, enabling you to do more with the workforce that you have.

To contact Axsium about Process Optimization, click here or call (416) 849-5400 x5442.

Process Improvement

The key to increasing your workforce’s productivity without increasing your labor costs is by improving the way that your staff works. Axsium’ can help streamline operations and reduce administration. Through a combination of field observation, video analysis, activity sampling, a database of industry standards as well as by leveraging best practices, Axsium can work with you to identify areas of opportunity and work with you to redesign processes to achieve tangible benefits.

Today’s economic climate has forced many businesses to “do more with less”. In actuality, many companies are simply doing ‘less with less’. Economic uncertainty still dominates our financial news on a daily basis. Understanding how to do more with existing labor resources is the key to increasing productivity without increasing payroll costs.

What are the benefits of Process Optimization?

  • Streamlining operations.
  • Increased productivity without increased payroll investment.
  • Improved internal processes.
  • Competitive advantage.

Our industry practitioners will focus on optimizing internal processes for increased productivity, enabling you to do more with the workforce that you have.

To contact Axsium about Process Optimization, click here or call (416) 849-5400 x5442.

In addition, large organizations often lack consistent HR and WFM policies from one location to another or across employee groups. Making matters worse, they often don’t know that these policies vary or what the right policies should be. Axsium provides HR & WFM Policy Standardization services to document the existing policies, identify local variations, provide insight into industry best practices, determine which policies should be retained, and formally document the policies for distribution to your workforce.

Many organizations are large and dispersed. In some cases, these companies may have multiple areas of the business working under different workforce management policies. Those policies may be acceptable, in principle, but an organizations needs to understand what those policies are and how they impact the larger company. Managing these varied policies is a real challenge.

Axsium provides Policy Standardization services to document the existing policies, identify local variations, provide insight into industry best practices, determine which policies should be retained, and document the policies. Axsium also provides comprehensive Change Management services to help communicate, train and support these policies as they are rolled out to the field.

What are the benefits of Policy Standardization?

  • Visibility to different WFM policies within your organization.
  • Impact of those different policies.
  • Strategy to establish a uniform WFM policy.
  • Understanding of compliance risk and how to overcome that.

To contact Axsium about our Policy Standardization services, click here or call (416) 849-5400 x5442.

Policy Standardization

In addition, large organizations often lack consistent HR and WFM policies from one location to another or across employee groups. Making matters worse, they often don’t know that these policies vary or what the right policies should be. Axsium provides HR & WFM Policy Standardization services to document the existing policies, identify local variations, provide insight into industry best practices, determine which policies should be retained, and formally document the policies for distribution to your workforce.

Many organizations are large and dispersed. In some cases, these companies may have multiple areas of the business working under different workforce management policies. Those policies may be acceptable, in principle, but an organizations needs to understand what those policies are and how they impact the larger company. Managing these varied policies is a real challenge.

Axsium provides Policy Standardization services to document the existing policies, identify local variations, provide insight into industry best practices, determine which policies should be retained, and document the policies. Axsium also provides comprehensive Change Management services to help communicate, train and support these policies as they are rolled out to the field.

What are the benefits of Policy Standardization?

  • Visibility to different WFM policies within your organization.
  • Impact of those different policies.
  • Strategy to establish a uniform WFM policy.
  • Understanding of compliance risk and how to overcome that.

To contact Axsium about our Policy Standardization services, click here or call (416) 849-5400 x5442.