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ParameterDescriptionValuesDefault ValueDefault Factor
Demand

Demand for the specified hour per day of the week in the following table structure space separated

From To Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun




Shift type

Shift type constraints in the following table structure space separated

Name Earliest_Start Best_Start Latest_Start Min_Dur Best_Dur Max_Dur




Contraints




Further settings




MinimizeHighCover

Keep high cover to a minimum



0,20
MinimizeLowCover

Keep low cover to a minimum



0,20
MinimizeNumberOfShifts

Keep number of types of shift types to a minimum

Example: If the demand increases from 06:00 onwards every 15 min by 1 or 2 persons, it would be efficient to use many different shift types starting at 06:00, 06:15, 06:30, ...

However, for some organisations the handling of many different shift types causes difficulties eg in adminstration, communication, leadership, ... . So they might be interested in accepting some over- and/or understaffing in exchange for fewer shift types. Eg starting only every 30 min like 06:00, 06:30, ...

Image Added



12,00
DifferenShiftEndsPrefer same shift ends

0,00
MinimumShiftLengths

Prefer shifts of length equal or greater to



1,00
PreferredShiftLengthInMinutes

Preferred shift length in minutes


240,00
MinimizesNumberOfDutiesPerWeek

Keep number of average duties per week to a minimum per employee (FTE)



200,00
bMaximumNumbeOfWorkingHours    missing


Weight for MaximumNumberOfWorkingHoursmissing


MaximumNumbeOfWorkingHours

Maximum number of working hours scheduled



40,00
missing




bMaximumNumberOfEmployeesmissing


MaximumNumberOfEmployees

Maximum number of employees scheduled



400,00
missing




MinimumDemandOfStaff

Minimum workforce requirements



4,00
MaximumDemandOfStaff

Maximum workforce requirements



4,00
SimilaritWithDemandCurve

Similarity between cover and operating hours curves



5,00
AverageWorkingHoursPerWeek

Average working hours per week


48,00
OptimumNumberOfDutiesPerWeek

Optimum number of duties per week


3,50
DesiredMaximalDutiesPerWeek

Desired maximal duties per week


6,00
PreferredShiftEndInMinutesPreferred shift end in minutes
15,00
bMaximumNumberOfPersons

Consider desired maximum number of persons

  • 0-no
  • 1-yes
0,00
MaximumNumberOfPersons

Desired maximum number of persons

e.g. call center having limited number of workstations


100,00
bMaximumNumberOfShifts

Consider desired maximum number of shifts

  • 0-no
  • 1-yes
0,00
MaximumNumberOfShifts

Desired maximum number of shifts


10,00
bMaximumNumberOfPersonsOnCallShiftsConsider desired maximum number of persons in on call shifts
  • 0-no
  • 1-yes
0,00
MaximumNumberOfPersonsOnCallShifts

Desired maximum number of persons in on call shifts



100,00
bMaximumNumberOnCallShiftsConsider desired maximum number of on call shift
  • 0-no
  • 1-yes
0,00
MaximumNumberOnCallShifts

Desired maximum number of on call shifts 


10,00

missing

Employees per team




Algorithm

  • TABUSEARCH
  • MINCOSTMAXFLOW


StopAfterSeconds


600
StopAfterSecondsNoImprovement    


15
JobGUID
SUPERUSER_COMPLEX


JobDirectory
TIS\$System\OPA_SUPERUSER_COMPLEX


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