Monthly Archives: December 2012

ATS Unveils Version 5.1 of its Cloud Based Time & Attendance Employee Self-Service

Toronto-Canada-December 21, 2012 Apex Time Solutions, a leading Canadian provider of workforce management software announces the release of version 5 of its employee self-service module. Apex Time Solutions suite of time and attendance solutions includes: Labour Analytics, Forecasting, Business Intelligence, Budgeting, Absence Management and Employee Scheduling.

ATS cloud time and attendance ESS (Employee Self-Service) has been a popular module with its customer base. “Version 5.1 is equipped with more features and will give our customers even more flexibility when once its deployed through their organizations,” said says Melissa Hart, Apex Time Solutions Product Manager. Employees can access the software through any web browser and request time off, swap shifts and view their vacation balances all in real-time.

ATS Cloud time and attendance ESS Employee Self-Service module provides companies with 21st century business analytic tools. The easy-to-use reporting enables managers and executives have instant access and visibility to accurate data, alerts and dashboards, and comprehensive analysis and trends of day-to-day activities.

ATS time and attendance ESS Employee Self-Service:

 is easy-to-use and can be accessed through any web-browser
 Have an intuitive dashboard that displays information at a glance
 Automate rules and calculations to create a consistent language of absence functions across a company
 Offers real-time information with up to date alerts
 Provide seamless interface to payroll, HRIS,talent management and CRM applications
 Is equipped with a dashboard portal for the use by employees, to request time off and review accrual balances
 Includes easy access to review multiple pay periods

About Apex Time Solutions
Apex Time Solutions offers a broad portfolio of web-based time and attendance solutions that streamlines the collection, calculation, and reporting of employee hours for workforce management. The ATS workforce time and attendance system eliminates the manual tasks of payroll preparation, increasing efficiency and reducing errors in corporate payroll departments. ATS workforce management solution software delivers a fully integrated solution for the management of all aspects of; employee scheduling, workforce time and attendance, employee self-service, absence planning, forecasting, web time tracking, job costing, and payroll and ERP data integration. Our employee time tracking devices include; employee biometric time clocks, mobile time clocks, barcode swipe clocks, biometric fingerprint time clocks, proximity time clocks and magnetic swipe clocks.

Apex Time Solutions time and attendance system reduces costs and improves processes for a variety of industries, including; retail, grocery, hospitality & gaming, manufacturing, automotive,transportation and logistics, public sector, healthcare, construction, pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, supply chain and freight-forwarding companies.Our solutions are deployed across every vertical industry and we remain the workforce time and attendance management solution provider of choice for organizations throughout North America.

For additional information, visit: http://www.atimesolutions.com]

ATS Introduces Version 3.7 of its Employee Vacation Planning Calendar

Toronto, Canada – December 19, 2012-Apex Time Solutions, a time and attendance productivity software provider, introduces version 3.7 of its employee vacation calendar across its full line of workforce management software modules. ATS Workforce Management Software serves customers in: manufacturing,distribution, hospitality, oil and gas, healthcare, food manufacturing and healthcare.

“When we first introduced this module some years ago, many of our customers embraced it instantly.” says Melissa Hart, Apex Time Solutions Product Manager. She continued, “In fact, most of them told us at the time, that managing employee time off fairly was a manual and time consuming task for their HR departments.” ATS Vacation Planning Calendar streamlines the entire employee absence request process, from selection to approval. This saves management time, ensures objective and rules-based approvals and improves agent morale through increased control of their scheduled time off.

TimeWork vacation planning calendar provides employees with a detailed view so they can see their remaining days of vacation. The new intuitive button allows employees to click and see if their vacation has been approved or denied based on availability. After a user has applied for a vacation, the superior automatically gets an e-mail with this information. Now he or she can approve or deny the application. Another great feature of TimeWork vacation planning calendar is its web portability. This true cloud time and attendance software can be used by employees on any iPhone, iPod, or Smartphone with Internet access.

About Apex Time Solutions
Apex Time Solutions offers a broad portfolio of web-based time and attendance solutions that streamlines the collection, calculation, and reporting of employee hours for workforce management. The ATS workforce time and attendance system eliminates the manual tasks of payroll preparation, increasing efficiency and reducing errors in corporate payroll departments. ATS workforce management solution software delivers a fully integrated solution for the management of all aspects of; employee scheduling, workforce time and attendance, employee self-service, absence planning, forecasting, web time tracking, job costing, and payroll and ERP data integration. Our employee time tracking devices include; employee biometric time clocks, mobile time clocks, barcode swipe clocks, biometric fingerprint time clocks, proximity time clocks and magnetic swipe clocks.

Apex Time Solutions time and attendance system reduces costs and improves processes for a variety of industries, including; retail, grocery, hospitality & gaming, manufacturing, automotive, transportation and logistics, public sector, healthcare,construction, pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, supply chain and freight-forwarding companies. Our solutions are deployed across every vertical industry and we remain the workforce time and attendance management solution provider of choice for organizations throughout North America.

For additional information, visit: http://www.atimesolutions.com]

Apex Time Solutions Extends Its Cloud Product Offerings

Toronto, ON, Canada –December 13, 2012-Apex Time Solutions (ATS), has extended its cloud based offerings across its full line of workforce management software modules. ATS now offers this subscription-based service to leading distributors, hospitality, manufacturers and oil and gas industries. In recent years ATS has focused its development strategy to enable robust capacity across its products making just-in-time scalability a reality for its customers, without a large initial capital investment.

“During ongoing feedback with our customers, ATS was made aware that companies today, need greater flexibility with their workforce software,” says Melissa Hart, Apex Time Solutions Product Manager. The findings of our pre-release surveys suggest a strong consensus toward a simplified end-user experience will enable supervisors at the site level to spend more time with customers and employees. These measures will lead to improved productivity, and an increase in sales and greater customer retention.

Apex Time Solutions workforce management software applications are designed meet the ever changing demands of today’s customers. ATS SaaS time and attendance offers companies access to business-critical data, featuring dashboards and a robust interface for increased user acceptance. Our solution allows companies to maximize their investment while maintaining performance and reliability.

About Apex Time Solutions
Apex Time Solutions offers a broad portfolio of web-based time and attendance solutions that streamlines the collection, calculation, and reporting of employee hours for workforce management. The ATS workforce time and attendance system eliminates the manual tasks of payroll preparation, increasing efficiency and reducing errors in corporate payroll departments. ATS workforce management solution software delivers a fully integrated solution for the management of all aspects of; employee scheduling, workforce time and attendance, employee self-service, absence planning, forecasting, web time tracking, job costing, and payroll and ERP data integration. Our employee time tracking devices include; employee biometric time clocks, mobile time clocks, barcode swipe clocks, biometric fingerprint time clocks, proximity time clocks and magnetic swipe clocks.

Apex Time Solutions time and attendance system reduces costs and improves processes for a variety of industries, including; retail, grocery, hospitality & gaming, manufacturing, automotive, transportation and logistics, public sector, healthcare,construction, pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, supply chain and freight-forwarding companies. Our solutions are deployed across every vertical industry and we remain the workforce time and attendance management solution provider of choice for organizations throughout North America.

For additional information, visit: http://www.atimesolutions.com]

Apex Time Solutions Introduces Version 5.1 of its Workforce Analytics Module

Toronto, CanadaDecember 12, 2012-Apex Time Solutions, a leading provider of workforce management software for manufacturing, retail, distribution, oil and gas,municipal governments and service organizations- announced version 5.1 of its workforce analytics module to complements its on-demand time and attendance solution. ATS Time and Attendance Software includes: Attendance Management, Forecasting, Employee Self-Service, Budgeting, Workforce Management, Absence Management and Employee Scheduling.

Based on recent feedback from our customers, we added some enhancements to our workforce analytics in version 5.1. ATS TimeWork streamlines payroll costs and helps businesses improve profitability, while managing hours and overtime. ATS business intelligence covers the entire workflow from gathering availability and leave requests and automatically generating schedules,to managing time and attendance tasks and processing payroll rules.

TimeWork is an integrated Software-as-a-Service (Saas) time and attendance solution that provides organizations with the tools to track employee attendance, absences and ensure compliance to mitigate risks associated with manual time tracking. The enhancement provides business executives with a clear view into corporate performance at various levels of an organization.Our software indicator helps decision-makers evaluate an organization’s metrics based on pre-configured work rules.

About Apex Time Solutions
Apex Time Solutions offers a broad portfolio of web-based time and attendance solutions that streamlines the collection, calculation,and reporting of employee hours for workforce management. The ATS workforce time and attendance system eliminates the manual tasks of payroll preparation, increasing efficiency and reducing errors in corporate payroll departments. ATS workforce management solution software delivers a fully integrated solution for the management of all aspects of; employee scheduling, workforce time and attendance, employee self-service, absence planning,forecasting, web time tracking, job costing, and payroll and ERP data integration. Our employee time tracking devices include; employee biometric timeclocks, mobile time clocks, barcode swipe clocks, biometric fingerprint time clocks, proximity time clocks and magnetic swipe clocks.

Apex Time Solutions time and attendance system reduces costs and improves processes for a variety of industries, including; retail, grocery, hospitality &gaming, manufacturing, automotive, transportation and logistics, public sector, healthcare, construction, pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, supply chain and freight-forwarding companies. Our solutions are deployed across every vertical industry and we remain the workforce time and attendance management solution provider of choice for organizations throughout North America.

For additional information, visit: http://www.atimesolutions.com]

Apex Time Solutions Releases a New Version of its Supervisor Edit Screen for its SaaS Time and Attendance Software

Toronto, Canada- December 10, 2012-Apex Time Solutions, a leading provider of workforce management Software has announced the release of a new supervisor edit screen. ATS Time and Attendance Software includes: Labour Analytics, Forecasting, Employee Self-Service, Budgeting, Workforce Management, Absence Management and Employee Scheduling.

This new version of our time and attendance edit screen enables supervisors to “manage by exception.” This flexible interface identifies time and attendance exceptions that require action and provides a sort list of each assigned employee, their up-to-date hours, exception information, and other valuable data such as overtime, premium hours, attendance and other leave management.

The ATS SaaS time and attendance editing screens provide flexibility for the review and editing of employee work transaction data.Supervisors can choose from a list of user-defined views. Detailed information on employee work transactions can include benefit bank balances, types of jobs and a range of other exceptions. Upon completion of review, supervisors can add a check mark to the transaction date. This information can be seen by HR or payroll professionals through an audit trail report or through the supervisor portal.

About Apex Time Solutions
Apex Time Solutions offers a broad portfolio of web-based time and attendance solutions that streamlines the collection, calculation, and reporting of employee hours for workforce management. The ATS workforce time and attendance system eliminates the manual tasks of payroll preparation, increasing efficiency and reducing errors in corporate payroll departments. ATS workforce management solution software delivers a fully integrated solution for the management of all aspects of; employee scheduling, workforce time and attendance, employee self-service, absence planning, forecasting, web time tracking, job costing, and payroll and ERP data integration. Our employee time tracking devices include; employee biometric time clocks, mobile timeclocks, barcode swipe clocks, biometric fingerprint time clocks, proximity time clocks and magnetic swipe clocks.

Apex Time Solutions time and attendance system reduces costs and improves processes for a variety of industries, including; retail, grocery, hospitality & gaming, manufacturing,automotive, transportation and logistics, public sector, healthcare, construction, pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, supply chain and freight-forwarding companies. Our solutions are deployed across every vertical industry and we remain the workforce time and attendance management solution provider of choice for organizations throughout North America.

For additional information, visit: http://www.atimesolutions.com]

ATS Releases White Papers on the Performance Driven Benefits of Employee Self Service

Toronto, Canada- December 5, 2012-Apex Time Solutions, a leading provider of workforce management Software today, has announced, the release of white papers on the benefits of employee self-service. ATS Workforce Management Software includes: Labour Analytics, Forecasting, Employee Self-Service, Budgeting,Time and Attendance, Absence Management and Employee Scheduling.

About Apex Time Solutions
Apex Time Solutions offers a broad portfolio of web-based time and attendance solutions that streamlines the collection, calculation, and reporting of employee hours for workforce management. The ATS workforce time and attendance system eliminates the manual tasks of payroll preparation, increasing efficiency and reducing errors in corporate payroll departments. ATS workforce management solution software delivers a fully integrated solution for the management of all aspects of; employee scheduling, workforce time and attendance, employee self-service, absence planning, forecasting, web time tracking, job costing, and payroll and ERP data integration. Our employee time tracking devices include; employee biometric time clocks, mobile time clocks, barcode swipe clocks, biometric fingerprint time clocks, proximity time clocks and magnetic swipe clocks.

Apex Time Solutions time and attendance system reduces costs and improves processes for a variety of industries, including; retail, grocery, hospitality & gaming, manufacturing, automotive,transportation and logistics, public sector, healthcare, construction, pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, supply chain and freight-forwarding companies.Our solutions are deployed across every vertical industry and we remain the workforce time and attendance management solution provider of choice for organizations throughout North America.

For additional information, visit: http://www.atimesolutions.com]

Apex Time Solutions Unveils a Version 4.5 of its Hosted Time and Attendance Software

Toronto, Canada- December 3, 2012-Apex Time Solutions a leading provider of workforce management today announced, the release of version 4.5 of its hosted of time and attendance software. ATS Workforce Management Software includes: Labour Analytics, Forecasting, Employee Self-Service, Absence Management and Employee Scheduling.

The new features of ATS version 4.5 include:
Data Export Capabilities
An option has been added to include the automatic transfer of personal information from HR and ERP to TimeWork.

Weekly Time Card Snapshot
Managers can view the entire week’s information at a glance without having to input a data range.

Unapproved Timecards
This feature enables managers to reclaim punches that could not be found due to the incorrect input of employee card numbers.

Reporting Functionality
The report library has been expanded to include a multitude of reports on all functions performed within with the system.

Job/Project Tracking
The tracking of jobs and projects has been made easier. The software allows for the input of a company’s organizational structure. The assignment of rates by employee, job, or project for time billing purposes can be inserted. Actual effort versus budget can be extrapolated to give an overview of your company’s progress on any specific job.

ATS Hosted Time and Attendance Software solution is deployed over a highly secure network. Our solution has helped thousands of organizations increase the speed and accuracy of payroll preparation, reduce labour expense and improve decision making.

About Apex Time Solutions
Apex Time Solutions offers a broad portfolio of web-based time and attendance solutions that streamlines the collection, calculation, and reporting of employee hours for workforce management. The ATS workforce time and attendance system eliminates the manual tasks of payroll preparation, increasing efficiency and reducing errors in corporate payroll departments. ATS workforce management solution software delivers a fully integrated solution for the management of all aspects of; employee scheduling, workforce time and attendance, employee self-service, absence planning, forecasting, web time tracking, job costing, and payroll and ERP data integration. Our employee time tracking devices include; employee biometric time clocks, mobile time clocks, barcode swipe clocks, biometric fingerprint time clocks,proximity time clocks and magnetic swipe clocks.

Apex Time Solutions time and attendance system reduces costs and improves processes for a variety of industries, including; retail, grocery, hospitality & gaming, manufacturing, automotive, transportation and logistics, public sector,healthcare, construction, pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, supply chain and freight-forwarding companies. Our solutions are deployed across every vertical industry and we remain the workforce time and attendance management solution provider of choice for organizations throughout North America.

For additional information, visit: http://www.atimesolutions.com]