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ATS Introduces Advance Analytics for Hospitality and Retail Industry

Toronto, ON, Canada – December 11, 2016 – Apex Time Solutions -ATS a leading North American provider of Workforce Management Solutions built for the cloud, today, introduced industry-leading data analytics solutions that will enable the hospitality and retail industry to better collaborate and enhance their  business performance through increased and intuitive user-dashboard workflows-thus  improving workforce productivity and customer service experience. ATS Workforce Management Advance Analytics will help hospitality and retail entities control costs, eliminate redundancy and increase revenue.

ATS Advance Analytics for hospitality and retail complements, ATS best-of-breed Workforce Management Solution including: Workforce Scheduling, Absence Management, Benefit and Accruals, Workforce Planning, Time and Attendance, Budgeting & Forecasting, and Workforce Performance.

The new ATS Advance Analytic tools will foster collaboration among users in leveraging real-time data and other business intelligence tools including employee scheduling and shift changes, cloud computing employee self-service through mobile-ready devices, enhance budgeting and forecasting big data tools.

With ATS Workforce Management, combined with the Advance Analytics, hospitality and retail chains will:

  • Spend less time managing employee schedules.
  • Reduce payroll and overtime costs by as much as 4%.
  • Reduce time spent on administrative tasks by 6%.
  • Know who’s scheduled to work in real-time from any device connected to the Internet.
  • Reduce time spent on administrative tasks by 40%.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements including, among other things, statements regarding the expected performance and benefits of (ATS) Apex Time Solutions offerings. Any unreleased services, features, or functions referenced in this document, our website, or other press releases or public statements that are not currently available are subject to change at (ATS) Apex Time Solutions discretion and may not be delivered as planned or at all. Customers who purchase (ATS), Apex Time Solutions services should make their purchase decisions based upon services, features, and functions that are currently available. These statements, therefore, should not be interpreted as a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. The development, release, and timing of any features or functionality described for ATS products remains at the sole discretion of ATS.

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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 TimeWork OnDemand Helps Canadian Businesses Streamline Payroll Costs

Toronto, ON, Canada – February 22, 2016 – Apex Time Solutions -ATS a leading North American provider of Workforce Management Solutions (WFM), specialized by industry, today announced, a series of enhancements for TimeWork OnDemand, its cloud-based time and attendance solution for small and mid-size Canadian businesses. ATS comprehensive cloud-ready Workforce Management Solution includes; Employee Self-Service, Workforce Planning, Job Costing, Forecasting and Budgeting, ERP, HR and Payroll Data Integration with improved capabilities and enhanced user experience for vertical and global industries.

Product Enhancements Include:

Manager and Employee Dashboards- ATS TimeWork OnDemand is designed with ease-of-use and industry functionality in mind. The application is equipped with a plethora of workforce metrics and business intelligence tools for; Manufacturing, Hospitality and Retail, Engineering & Construction, Government, Transportation and Logistics and Healthcare industries.

Dynamic Overtime Fulfillment – The latest version of ATS TimeWork OnDemand includes Dynamic overtime functionality. This module automatically and accurately applies overtime to an employee based on an organization’s work rule policy. The solution also provides managers with the ability to automatically view who’s in/out in real-time from any mobile device at anytime and from anywhere.

Simplify Compliance Options to Personalize User Experience – Many features have been added in this release to allow users to enhance and personalize their screens without having to modifying the software code. These new enhancement helps you see at a glance; employee scheduling, leave management and activity tracking in a new fully integrated with time and attendance application. Now users can proactively view and payroll costs at a glance and align those costs to departmental budget.

ATS TimeWork OnDemand Helps Small and Mid-Size Canadian Businesses Streamline Payroll Costs

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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.

ATS Recognized as a Market Leader of Time and Attendance-Releases V7.5 of its Overtime Equalization Module

Toronto, ON, Canada – October 14, 2014 – Apex Time Solutions -ATS a leading North American provider of Workforce Management Solutions (WFM) solutions, today announced version 7.5 of its overtime equalization module, designed to help businesses manage a complex time and attendance business requirements and stay in compliance with: provincial, state and federal regulations surrounding employee time tracking.

The new TimeWork Overtime Equalization version will be available to customers beginning October 20, enabling them to access the reporting structure contained in ATS Workforce Management System for seamless workflow routing and business intelligence reporting.

“We originally designed this module for a select group of our customers and the feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. Over time and as the complexity of sharing and tracking overtime became more complex we decided to expand the flexibility of this module,” said Ben Kurtz, Senior Software Engineer, Product Development of ATS. “This new version generates an intuitive report, in real-time, that includes equalization balances and provides a mechanism for updating those balances. Once the requisite overtime hours have been assigned, ATS Overtime Equalization V7.5 allows you to return to the Overtime Equalization structure and enter the results for employees according to your company’s policy.”

With Real-Time Data Integration ATS Overtime Equalization V7.5 Benefits Include:

  • Adjustment columns for overtime hours display that have been entered as adjustments by Payroll, HR or main Administrator of the system
  • Options are that allows for the selected balances highlighting number of times that overtime that has been accepted or refused
  • A column that highlights employees’ equalization balance at a glance based on industry and specific company business 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 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 Unveils Version 11.1 of its FaceScan Biometric Time Clock Application

Toronto, ON-Canada., June 23, 2014- Apex Time Solutions (ATS), a leader of workforce management solutions releases version 11.1 of facescan biometric time clock software. ATS time and attendance helps companies in various industries streamline costs and increase business productivity.

ATS biometric FaceSCAN is a truly embedded facial recognition system designed for ATS TimeWork with complete and is embedded with a user authentication application. Powered by advanced video capturing, system design and Near-Infrared (NIR) facial recognition technologies, ATS biometric time clock FaceSCAN provides superior accuracy and reliability over traditional facial recognition systems under different light conditions.

The LCD on-screen display provides simple and interactive instructions guiding users to position their faces during authentication. NO prior user training is necessary. User can stand 18″~28″ (45cm~70cm) away from terminal to complete authentication in 1 second or less.

ATS Biometric FaceSCAN

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.
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Apex Time Solutions Unveils a New Version of its Biometric Time and Attendance Hand Punch Terminals

Toronto, Canada- Apex Time Solutions today announced the release of its new line of time and attendance Hand Punch biometric terminals. ATSWorkforce Management Software includes: Labour Analytics, Employee Self-Service, Absence Management and Employee Scheduling.

The newfeatures of our time and attendance biometric hand punch terminals include:

Hand Punch 1000- For companies with up to 100employees
Hand Punch 3000- For companies that has over 100 employees with functions that allow supervisors ability to override userrestrictions and to input such items as missed punches etc
Hand Punch 4000-Data management key features that include
– Employeemessaging
– Review of employee information fields
– Validation tables to ensure proper data entry
– Restrict employee access to specific datamanagement keys
– User defined prompts_- Multi-level input sequence definable per key
– Decision menus to minimize keystrokes

HandPunch GT-400– Employee Self-Service Kiosk Terminal with:
Large display field allows information—such as lists and personal messages
Programmable ATM-style soft keys facilitate functionality

An ATS time and attendance hand punch biometric terminal means daily, tangiblebenefits such as accurate record keeping, risk mitigation, and increased employee productivity that drive your bottom line and provide peace of mindfor you and your employees.

The new time and attendance hand punch terminals comes equipped with:

AntimicrobialProtection
Every Hand Punch contains a silver-based anti-microbial agent which is embedded into the materials used to produce the platen,providing a finish that inhibits the growth of a broad spectrum of bacteria, mold, and fungi and remains active for the life of the HandPunch.

Hand OutlineThe Hand Punch comes standard with a blue hand outline printed on the platen. This hand outline will help new usersplace their hand accurately on the platen when using the terminal and decrease initial enrollment time.

The ATS time and attendance Hand Punchuses hand geometry, the length, thickness, and curvature of fingers (or simply size and shape of a user’s hand), to verify each employee. Ourtime and attendance Hand Punch geometry technology takes measurements of the hand and converts them into a 20-byte numerical template. This templateis then matched with the enrollment template and the user’s identity is verified. ATS time and attendance biometric Hand Punch terminals is notaffected by tattoos, jewelry, fingernails, lotions, dirt, smudges or dust. The reading and verification process takes less than a second withimpeccable reliability.

About Apex Time Solutions
Apex Time Solutions offers a broad portfolio of web-based time and attendancesolutions that streamlines the collection, calculation, and reporting of employee hours for workforce management. The ATS workforce time andattendance system eliminates the manual tasks of payroll preparation, increasing efficiency and reducing errors in corporate payroll departments. ATSworkforce management solution software delivers a fully integrated solution for the management of all aspects of; employee scheduling, workforce timeand attendance, employee self-service, absence planning, forecasting, web time tracking, job costing, and payroll and ERP data integration. Ouremployee 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 avariety 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 everyvertical industry and we remain the workforce time and attendance management solution provider of choice for organizations throughout NorthAmerica.

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

Apex Time Solutions Releases Scheduling Version 11

Apex Time Solutions Scheduler
Supervisors and Managers now have new tools to create employee schedules and reduce overtime. ATS scheduling softwaresignificantly reduces the amount of time, resources and overall cost associated with employee scheduling. The ATS scheduling module is ideally suitedfor retail, grocery, hospitality, distribution, healthcare and manufacturing.

New features in ATS Scheduler version 11 include:

HoursColumn – Displays the total hours scheduled by employee on each schedule view.
Schedule Editing – Everything a manager needs toschedule an employee is available from a single window.
Sort Options – Managers can sort employees by seniority, hours scheduled, ordesired hours.
Employee Skills Report – Find out which employees have certain skills.
Query Reports – The query report letsmanagers specify the days they wish to search for schedule information.

About Apex Time Solutions
Apex Time Solutions is aleading provider of workforce management software and services focused on helping small, medium and large, complex organizations optimize and managethe deployment of their people. ATS time and attendance platform allows unparalleled configurability without requiring costly changes to core code.The application delivers a fully integrated solution for the management of all aspects of; Employee Scheduling, Time and Attendance, EmployeeSelf-Service, Job Costing, Integrated Payroll/HRMS, Labour Allocation, Biometrics, Automated Time Clocks and Web Time Sheets. The enterprise-classworkforce management suite reduces costs and improves processes for a variety of industries, including; Retail, Hospitality & Gaming, Manufacturing,Automotive, Transportation and Logistics, Public Sector, Healthcare and Financial Services. Our solutions are deployed across every vertical industryand we remain the workforce management solution provider of choice for organizations throughout North America.

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