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Get it out the door with logistics and manufacturing scheduling software

Oil your workforce machine and beat your next deadline with easy and free logistics and manufacturing scheduling software. Communicate across teams and locations, track time on the clock, control labor costs, and add tasks so everyone knows what to do.

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Life saver

This platform has saved me so much time, effort and money.

Sling is trusted by tens of thousands of customers just like you

Manufacturing employee scheduling

Ramp up for mass production by scheduling just the right amount of hands-on help, no matter your team size or structure. Build your perfect schedule and be everyone’s go-to service. All while minimizing labor costs and complying with your local rest and break laws. Your team views their shifts from anywhere and receives notifications to remind them. Plus, post available shifts and allow teammates to swap and stay ahead of unexpected schedule changes.

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Avoid bottlenecks between clock-ins and track exactly how long team members are working. Sync with your payroll to ensure accurate paychecks and reports, every time. Employees clock in and out of shifts right from their phones, or from a central kiosk. Enable GPS geofencing to verify teammates are on site when they clock in. Optimize your schedule by seeing who shows up on time, late, or no-call no-shows.

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Manufacturing employee messaging

Hear more 10-4s and keep your entire team up to speed with streamlined messaging. Send private and group messages, create custom newsfeed pages, and deliver company-wide announcements from your desktop or mobile device. With Sling’s communication tools, you stay in control of the message while everyone on your team stays in the loop.

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Labor costs for manufacturing

Labor is one of the largest expenses for your manufacturing or logistics organization. Keep your costs of labor lean by tracking hours worked and setting the most efficient schedules for your crews. Plan ahead of payroll by viewing time on the clock and potential overtime as you schedule. Stay on budget by comparing labor costs to projected and actual revenue to get the most out of your spending.

Manufacturing task management

Set your production routine and reduce confusion by handing out clear assignments. Add tasks specific to any employee or shift so everyone knows what to do. Create a task from scratch, or use a premade template for recurring tasks and routines. With task assignments, your team is all hands on deck.

I appreciate accomplishing so much in one program.

I like group messaging and private messaging. The creating the schedule and releasing shifts is very user friendly.

Spend less time on logistics and manufacturing scheduling and more time on your customers

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Work across multiple locations from one place

Manage multiple crews working across job sites from wherever you are—at the office, on site, or on the road. Whether you have one crew at work or 100, Sling helps you keep track of who is working, where they are and what they’re doing. Get your teams organized and focused with clear scheduling and communication to help you get the job done.

Stay compliant and give your employees ample rest time

Don’t spend time worrying if your schedule is compliant with local labor laws. View overtime hours and account for holiday pay as you schedule. Give your teammates enough time to rest between shifts with clopening alerts and break time built into their shift. If anything is out of compliance or needs your attention, Sling lets you know.

Instantly sync employee timesheets to payroll

Avoid payroll and reporting issues before they occur and save time calculating time on the clock. Track the cost of your labor compared to your cash flow. Sync employee timesheets with your preferred payroll software, or export reports for down-to-the-minute accuracy. Sling simplifies your payroll process while improving accuracy for every paycheck.

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Keep your customers—and crew members—coming back

Clunky assembly lines and long backorders are taking up enough of your time. Handle your business and use your time more effectively with Sling’s logistics and manufacturing scheduling software with time management, internal communications and labor cost controls. Whether you’re running a one-crew assembly line or a regional operation, Sling frees up countless hours each week so you can get back to taking care of your business.

Sling all the way!

I like how user-friendly it is. I find it helpful that employees can self manage their profiles. Sling offers way more features then any other competitor.

Frequently asked questions

Is Sling good for logistics and manufacturing scheduling?

If you own or manage a business with team members who work in shifts, then Sling was built for you. Sling is particularly useful for manufacturing and logistics services with help for scheduling, communicating and managing the labor costs of your workforce.

I run multiple locations, will Sling work for me?

Whether your team works at one, 100, or 1,000 locations, Sling works for you. Filter schedules, communications and reports by locations or regions, and manage your multi-location operation from anywhere. Learn more about multiple locations.

What is logistics and manufacturing scheduling software?

Logistics and manufacturing scheduling software is a set of digital tools that simplifies the time-intensive process of creating and managing your team members’ shift schedules. Learn more about Sling’s employee scheduling capabilities.

How does Sling reduce manufacturing and logistics labor costs?

Labor costs are one of the largest expenses for your manufacturing or logistics organization. By measuring the cost of your team’s time on the clock and analyzing it against projected and actual revenue, you see exactly how much help you need to schedule and the cost of that labor.

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Schedule faster, communicate better, get things done.

Scheduling is only the start.

Shift scheduling with Sling is free. But that’s only the beginning of what you can accomplish. Sling comes with a 14-day free trial so you can choose the plan that works best for your needs.

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Unlimited employees, managers, and locations

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Unlock your team’s potential with easy-to-use scheduling and communication features.

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Key features

  • Shift scheduling

    Organize and manage employee work schedules

  • Time-off requests

    Approve or deny employee requests for time off

  • Available shifts

    Easily see which shifts still need to be filled

  • News sharing

    Share news with your team through targeted pages

  • Long-term scheduling

    Build employee schedules months in advance

Plus many others

Premium

Take it to the next level by adding tools for tracking time and optimizing labor costs.

$2.001.70

per user per month

Key features

  • Mobile time tracking

    Accurately clock in and out of shifts from a moble device

  • Labor cost management

    Keep track of your labor costs and compare against sales

  • Overtime tracking

    Track, analyze and prevent excessive overtime

  • Private and group messaging

    Communicate with employees in private or group conversations

  • Calendar synchronization

    Keep track of your scheduled shifts on any calendar app

Plus everything in Free

Business

Recommended

Understand your labor data, pull reports for payroll, and run your business efficiently!

$4.003.40

per user per month

Key features

  • Kiosk time tracking

    Use a shared device for employees to clock in and out

  • Reports

    View reports of total hours worked and wages earned

  • No-shows

    Track and manage shifts employees miss

  • Sick call-outs

    Track and manage employee sick call-outs

  • PTO management

    Approve and track paid time off requests

Plus everything in Premium

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