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ATS Introduces Its Latest Update: ATS TimeWork OnDemand Version 17

Toronto, ON, Canada – June 19, 2017 – Apex Time Solutions -ATS a leading provider of Workforce Management Solutions (WFM), in the cloud for mid and large scale organizations, today, introduces  ATS TimeWork OnDemand version 17. This update includes enhancements to Workforce Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting, Leave Management, Analytics and Human Resources Management. ATS also unveiled ATS TimeWork OnDemand enhanced technology architecture for handling complex and multi-site robust data configurations for reporting for large organizations.

User Experience and Collaboration- With this update, ATS continues to bring its workforce management solution into the natural environments where workers no longer need a standard browser to log in. Managers can also interact with each other and allows workers to access the ATS time and attendance employee portal and search for available vacation dates, before contacting their supervisors to request time-off through the leave management interface.

ATS TimeWork OnDemand Bi-Directional Interface- allows companies to import data from a third-party payroll, HR, Talent Management, or ERP provider back into the ATS solution.

Robust Financial and Reporting Analytics– provides new levels of visibility including real-time employee data, and at the same time- addresses the full spectrum of enterprise reporting needs while providing administrators with new levels of flexibility, control, and visibility.

“Our customers will immediately benefit from these enhanced functionalities, scalability and does not need to invest in expensive servers or software upgrades to have access to those features.” said Christina Cohen-VP of Software Engineer, Workforce Management HCM Business at ATS. She continued, “That’s the beauty of using a cloud-based solution like ATS TimeWork OnDemand.”

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.

©2017. (ATS), Apex Time Solutions. All rights reserved. Apex Time Solutions and the ATS logo are registered trademarks of Apex Time Solutions and its subsidiaries.

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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 Reintroduces Forecasting, Budgeting and Workforce Planning to Help Customers, Drive Business Growth

Toronto, ON, Canada – April 11, 2017 – Apex Time Solutions -ATS a leading provider of Workforce Management Solutions (WFM), for mid and large scale organizations, today, announced a revised version of its Forecasting, Budgeting and Workforce Planning modules. These latest revisions become the industry’s first advanced system to unify real-time cloud, payroll and HR data analytics for enterprise planning. With these enhance modules, customers will be able to create, collaborate, and take action on financial budgets and forecasts in one unified system built, to continually optimize performance and accelerate business growth.

ATS Forecasting, Budgeting and Workforce Planning will empower companies and industries alike, to continuously plan and collaborate to drive strategic business outcomes, across all critical stakeholders, including c-suite, HR, and operational manager. Many of today’s Workforce Management Systems lack real-time data extrapolation tools and often require manual calculations in spreadsheets or other out-dated processes. This fragmented approach results in data nightmares on payroll processing days, making it difficult to collaborate and take action at the pace the business requires.

Upon availability customers using ATS Forecasting, Budgeting and Workforce Planning will be able to:

Manage Budgetary Lifecycle- Calculate forecasts based on historical demand using various algorithms with what-if analysis.  You can analyze forecasts historical trends, and compare actual demand to what was forecasted. With this enhanced insight, customers can then easily adjust plans and forecasts in a continuous manner, in one system. For example, a financial leaders can access a dashboard to quickly to drill down to better understand the root cause of the variance such as how open headcount is affecting sales targets. Based on those insights, the executive can then make the necessary adjustments in the system to make sure budgets and forecasts are aligned and accurate.

Share Planning Strategies with Other Managers: ATS Forecasting, Budgeting and Workforce Planning features enable teams to create models and scenarios that they can share and edit with operational managers to finalize and forecast, using the same platform, all within ATS TimeWork OnDemand platform.

Generate Budget Based on Actual Data: With ATS Forecasting & Budgeting tools, companies can combine historical actual data with assumptions to automatically generate a working budget-thereby eliminating the need for third-party integration.

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.

©2017. (ATS), Apex Time Solutions. All rights reserved. Apex Time Solutions and the ATS logo are registered trademarks of Apex Time Solutions and its subsidiaries.

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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 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.

©2016. (ATS), Apex Time Solutions. All rights reserved. Apex Time Solutions and the ATS logo are registered trademarks of Apex Time Solutions and its subsidiaries.

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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 Unveils Workforce Planning Version 15.0 For Healthcare

Toronto, ON, Canada – February 1, 2016 – Apex Time Solutions -ATS a leading North American provider of Workforce Management Solutions (WFM) solutions, today launches ATS Workforce Planning version 15.0- designed to meet the needs of healthcare providers and healthcare industry. Combined with ATS Workforce Management, Forecasting and Budgeting this new version will provide healthcare practitioners with one system that offers visibility into their business automation needs – and the flexibility to quickly adapt to evolving Canadian and US payroll and work compliance regulations and industry standards.

Extending Flexibility to North American Healthcare Operations
Healthcare institutions including; retirement residence, hospitals and medical centres are faced with regulatory and other industry consolidation and, including disruptive technology business models, are forcing them to rethink their business automation needs. Some of their current systems are inflexible and costly to maintain, making it inherently difficult for them to adapt to changes, and get the insights they need to move their organizations forward.

With ATS Workforce Planning Version 15.0, healthcare providers can:

Realize Cost Savings: ATS Workforce Planning version 15.0 will provide healthcare practitioners with a centralized view of employee hours worked, shifts scheduled, accepted, or refused. ATS Workforce Planning cloud-based component includes; mobile access and real time analytics based on an organization’s preference and also allows for quicker decision making and adaptability.

Drive Growth: In order continually meet operational efficiency and business growth, ATS Time and Attendance offers analytics to monitor the financial performance of different business models, based on amount of dollars spent on labour.

Assign Labour Based on Demand: Make sure your staffing meets the needs of your operation, with tools that facilitate long-term planning connected to shorter-term forecasting. Eliminating costs, time, and errors from the forecasting and budgeting cycle, ATS Workforce Planning boosts operational efficiency and increases agility in how you deploy your workforce.
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 Workforce Management Solution services should make their purchase decisions based upon services, features, and functions that are currently available.

© 2016. (ATS), Apex Time Solutions. All rights reserved. Apex Time Solutions and the ATS logo are registered trademarks of Apex Time Solutions and its subsidiaries.

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 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 ]