Wheeler Machinery Leverages ExtendTime IP Phone and Labor Management Solution to Track Employee Time
TEMPE, Ariz., November 1, 2004 ? Wheeler Machinery Co. has chosen the ExtendTime? labor management solution by Time Spot, Inc. (OTCBB: TMAM) to automate and track employee time and other human resource data for 200 employees through their Cisco IP Phones.
ExtendTime, developed for the Cisco IP Phone by CalAmp, works in conjunction with Time Spot?s NETtime® solution to significantly enhance worker efficiency across a range of industries. Wheeler Machinery Co. is a pioneer in the heavy equipment business, supporting the entire Caterpillar product line through sales, parts, service and leasing.
Wheeler Machinery employees can use ExtendTime?s Employee Self Services to clock in and out, submit time sheets, check schedules and review benefit balances in real-time. Supervisors are able to measure productivity and operations by tracking specific departments, enforcing payroll policies and producing a variety of management reports. In addition, ExtendTime interfaces directly to Wheeler?s HRMS system, Humanic, to create a fully automated payroll process.
?We have been very pleased with the results of using ExtendTime on our Cisco IP Phones,? said Cara Heller, Financial Reporting Manager for Wheeler Machinery. ?We are able to automate time consuming tasks without adding additional hardware ? making the system valuable for tracking office staff and those working in the operational areas as well.?
?With ExtendTime, Wheeler is able to leverage their existing infrastructure to deliver a comprehensive solution to its workforce,? said Jon Weiss, vice president of Business Development, Time Spot, Inc. ?ExtendTime will enable Wheeler Machinery to increase operational efficiencies and reduces the costs associated with manual payroll processing.?
ExtendTime has been tested in accordance with test criteria set by Cisco and is compatible with the Cisco 7900 Series IP Phone. ExtendTime was developed for the Cisco IP Phone by CalAmp, a Cisco® AVVID (Architecture for Voice, Video and Integrated Data) partner. Offered as a licensed or hosted application, ExtendTime is a 100 percent web-based time and labor management application that increases operational efficiencies and reduces the costs associated with payroll processing.
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NETtime® is a registered trademark of Time Spot, Inc. ExtendTime? is a trademark of CalAmp. All other names are the property of their respective owners.
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