Timeforge, the leading provider of sales-driven employee scheduling software and integrated labor management solutions for the restaurant and grocery industries, announced a preferred vendor agreement with Great Harvest Franchising, Inc. to provide cutting-edge workforce management (WFM) solutions to its more than 200 bakery-cafe franchisees.
The partnership solidifies an ongoing relationship between the two companies, with TimeForge now serving as Great Harvest's trusted software provider for the entire employee life cycle, from hiring and onboarding to scheduling, timekeeping, and employee retention.
“We are honored that Great Harvest Franchising, Inc. chooses to trust us with solving the labor needs of their franchisees, and we look forward to serving this incredible team of entrepreneurs,” said Audrey Hogan, Chief Operating Officer at TimeForge. “Our software is built to support specialty operations like Great Harvest and provides individual management teams with easy-to-use scheduling tools, integrated real-time insights, transparent communication, and the free mobile apps needed to engage and retain team members.”
By partnering with TimeForge, Great Harvest will have access to crucial labor management resources, including a centralized dashboard and free mobile apps designed to meet the needs of both managers and employees. Franchisees will also benefit from TimeForge’s built-in labor cost controls and proactive labor compliance. At the same time, franchisee employees will benefit from easy access to their work schedules, time sheets, and shift swap requests.
TimeForge is recognized as a top workforce management software and consistently receives 5-star ratings from users, who praise its simplicity and ease of use.
“When it comes to labor management in the restaurant and grocery industries, TimeForge’s expertise is second to none,” said Mike Ferretti, CEO of Great Harvest Franchising, Inc. “TimeForge’s robust software suite is proving to be incredibly valuable in enhancing our overall business operations, but seeing how their team of service-oriented experts engages with our stores confirms that we chose the right partner. We are thrilled to have TimeForge available to our franchisees nationwide.”
As part of the partnership, Great Harvest franchisees may request more information and a live demo of TimeForge by visiting https://timeforge.com/demo/great-harvest/
TimeForge is a labor management software suite designed to meet the challenging demands of the retail and restaurant industries. The feature-rich yet user-friendly suite offers scheduling, communication, time clock, human resources, automated compliance, and sales forecasting capabilities. TimeForge is affordable, easy to use, and serves both independent and chain operations in grocery, retail, restaurant, hospitality, and other industries. For more information, visit https://timeforge.com or follow @timeforge on Twitter.
Great Harvest Bread Company
Great Harvest Bread has spent the past 40 years perfecting the combination of ingredients to make the freshest and authentic breads and pastries, as well as the newer sandwiches, grain bowls and soups, growing to nearly 200 locations, all of which continue to mill their own Golden Triangle wheat every morning from scratch. Providing local communities with authentic breads and pastries made fresh daily, the brand is now growing through franchising with a new bakery-cafe model ideal for multi-unit ownership. Open during three parts of the day—breakfast, lunch and dinner— the menu has grown beyond a wide variety of soft, delicious breads to include soups, sandwiches and grain bowls. To learn about franchising opportunities with Great Harvest Bread Company, go to https://www.greatharvest.com/franchise.