Other companies have utilized part-time workers with flexible shifts, working around school hours with staff working between 0930 and 1430 hours, for example, in order to supplement full-time staff.
Where 24/7 coverage is not required typical shift patterns are as follows:
Shift 1: 0600–1400 hours;
Shift 2: 0900–1700 hours;
Shift 3: 1400–2200 hours.
There can be variations on the above theme. The ideal situation is to ensure that peaks in activity are covered as much as possible. This can include the arrival of inbound trucks in the morning and the no...
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