August 18 - FMSI, a leading workforce optimization vendor for banks and credit unions, announced that its client Community First Credit Union of Florida is implementing the new Whole Branch Scheduling enhancement to FMSI’s Omnix Staff Scheduler. The Florida-based financial institution will use FMSI’s software to automate their staffing process and improve reporting across its 16 retail branch locations.
“We experienced significant savings with FMSI’s traditional scheduler, and when we learned of their Whole Branch Scheduling enhancement we were quick to sign up,” says Allison Mangini, Branch Support and Special Services Manager at Community First Credit Union of Florida. “Being able to predict account holder traffic for the platform area of our branches will help us achieve lower labor costs and better service in our lobbies.”
FMSI's staff scheduling solution is a web-based system that creates optimum work schedules—matching employee work preferences with account-holder traffic patterns at the branch, based on the analysis of historic and forecasted transactions. The FMSI scheduler provides:
“The upgraded FMSI scheduler will also help us better manage our universal associates in our lower volume branches,” adds Mangini. “Naturally, these type of branches have more employee idle time, and FMSI’s solution will be instrumental in identifying these periods, and then assisting us in assigning more meaningful and productive tasks.”
“As account holders’ growing preference for electronic delivery channels continue to drive transactions from the branch, financial institutions that do not adjust their staffing strategies can incur significant and costly inefficiencies,” says W. Michael Scott, President/CEO of FMSI. “After quantifying their idle time with our new scheduler, our clients have been surprised at how much downtime is actually occurring in their workplace. In some cases, idle time accounts for as much as 25 to 30 percent of our clients’ paid staff time. With our enhanced system, they can significantly redirect and then minimize employee downtime in all areas of the branch.”
About Community First Credit Union of Florida
Community First Credit Union of Florida has been committed to their community for over 75 years. They provide financial solutions for every stage of life, and are constantly striving for improvement in their services. Learn more at www.communityfirstfl.org
Located in Atlanta, GA and established in 1990, FMSI provides easy-to-use, yet sophisticated, software-as-a-service solutions, including: Omnix Staff Scheduler™, Omnix Interactive Dashboard™, Omnix Performance Analytics, and Omnix Lobby Tracker™. FMSI’s smart scheduling application gives banks and credit unions the ability to optimally schedule their team throughout the branch network and to manage staff through easy to read color graphics, online interactive dashboards, and succinct management reports. FMSI provides performance management information exclusively to financial institutions of all sizes, including workforce optimization and comparative data benchmarking that allows clients to see where they rank amongst their industry peers. Visit the company's website at http://www.fmsi.com or call 877.887.3022 to schedule a complimentary online demonstration of any of our products. You can also quickly estimate your savings with FMSI’s Efficiency Calculator at http://www.fmsi.com/calculator/