How did Dave improve efficiency and save $44,000 by not filling a position
Dave Anderson shares how he capitalized on the departure of a second-shift position to integrate Unifize, leading to a $44,000 annual savings for Efco. This strategic decision was facilitated by Unifize's capability to streamline operations and eliminate the need for the position. By not filling the vacancy, Efco leveraged Unifize's platform to enhance accountability and efficiency, showcasing the tangible financial benefits of adopting digital solutions over traditional staffing strategies.
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00:00 - 00:13
The only reason that I was able to get this is by not filling a position, because with this company, if there's a lack of empathy for departments across the board.



00:13 - 00:20
So if your boss doesn't really know what you're dealing with on a daily basis, this all has to go through the executive level.



00:20 - 00:28
Unfortunately, we don't ever, we don't have direct access to. So you're trying to sell this to several levels.



00:28 - 00:31
And then the top level, you know, either grants or denies it.



00:31 - 00:55
How I got it in here? Not as quickly as I wanted to, but a lot quicker than I thought it was going to be, was by not replacing a position that I had on second shift because I knew Unifize was going to be able to replace that position anyway. So I was fortunate enough that that individual quit and I was able to just not fill it.



00:55 - 01:15
You know, for the cost of Unifize it was you know we saved and for what the total cost of employing somebody at that position was for Efco was a $44,000 a year savings automatically that, $44,000 a year just by not filling the position because Unifize created an environment where we didn't really need that position anymore.



01:15 - 01:29
It's going to be easy to sell the program that has 100% accountability on our metrics than it is with just my gut feel, which has been like for decades around here.



01:29 - 01:43
And I was like, no, we can actually put something down in paper of what we're saving, what we can account for, and state our case, the importance of this platform to the company and what it has saved us.

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But what we've known from what I experience was, is we were able to get there with the system. We still there with the system. The system has what is needed to provide us what we're looking for, because every company, admittedly, is trying to get compliant. If we educate people, if we get people the education that they need and to get over the fear factor, I think 90% of those things can be resolved because most people will go to what they're most familiar with.What I worked with from a different company, but they're not willing to sit down and look at what the demographics are saying. People are into social media now. People are moving fast into fast paced world. But technologies are still antiquated. So there's a disconnect here, right? So while we're moving at a fast pace at home with dragging at work, so why can't we continue that speed while we at work?If your supplier has issues and you're not informed on time, you want to have an alternate supplier in place. If your suppliers are not qualified, you may not know that that needs to happen. And so when you have an integrated system that speaks to itself and is giving you all this data, you literally have the pulse of the organization in your hands as an executive at a money bound access.

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