Ensure the availability of resources, meaning both staff and materials, by spotting and resolving any resource conflict. For instance, not having a resource double booked on two shifts at once
Sales on this day in the previous year gives an indication of what to expect and plan for
Project sales forecast for the day helps Managers optimize their Payroll
Previous Days Sales
Knowing how the store performed the previous day allows the managers tweak their Payroll to align to targets.
Having a published staffing plan allows the staff to plan and commit their availability
Plan and track resources to avoid excessive utilization, reduce costs