White Lodging Selects UniFocus' Industry-Leading Labor Management Solution for Its Diverse Hotel Portfolio
August 21, 2017 11:54am
DALLAS – Aug. 21, 2017 – White Lodging has selected UniFocus’ industry-leading labor management system (LMS) for all of its 170 full- and select-service hotels throughout the U.S. The software has been installed at the first five full-service properties, including the JW Marriott Austin, where it has generated a 5:1 return. UniFocus also has contracted with White Lodging to provide consulting services to a select number of its hotels.
The most comprehensive and robust LMS on the market today, UniFocus’ LMS is also unique in its scalability, which helps companies like White Lodging manage the labor needs of a diverse and quickly growing portfolio.
“Our hotels span from select-service properties such as Hampton Inns and Courtyards to large and complex full-service properties such as our JW Marriott hotels. It was a challenge to find a labor management solution that would work well as the standard across all our properties,” said White Lodging’s president and CEO of the management division, Ken Barrett. “UniFocus’ product provides a cost-effective approach that’s consistent with each property’s size. This makes it easy for our managers to focus on what’s important to their success as the UniFocus LMS application provides the tools they need to optimize labor while maintaining the high level of guest satisfaction we’re committed to delivering.”
UniFocus’ LMS is a single-source, cloud-based solution with real-time analytics that helps hospitality and other service industry organizations tackle the complexities of budgeting, planning and workforce scheduling. Its accurate forecasting of business volumes lets management put the right staff in place at the right time.
“The flexibility we’ve built into our LMS is specifically designed to keep pace with an industry-leading company like White Lodging,” said UniFocus founding partner and COO Ken Heymann. “We’re delighted to partner with them and are committed to helping them maintain their edge as they continue to grow.”
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White Lodging Services Corporation, established in 1985, is one of the largest and fastest growing hotel ownership, development, and management companies in America. An innovative trendsetter, the organization’s portfolio includes high-performing convention, urban lifestyle, and suburban select service hotels. White Lodging operates over 165 premium hotels, 30 restaurants and 30 brands — including Marriott International, Inc., Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Global, and InterContinental Hotel Group — in 19 states. Success knows no boundaries at White Lodging, where associates and leadership have consistently earned superior guest satisfaction scores, top market share and industry-leading profit margins while recruiting the best, brightest, and most passionate professionals in every discipline for three decades. For more information about White Lodging, visit www.whitelodging.com, or connect on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.
UniFocus provides significant competitive advantages to owners and operators of labor-intensive, service-oriented businesses, helping them quickly increase asset value by reducing labor costs and improving operational effectiveness, team engagement, and customer loyalty. The unique combination of better software – dynamic scheduling, time and attendance, and real-time performance evaluations – along with outstanding consulting services and a performance guarantee make it the most effective and reliable integrated solution for optimizing workforce performance.
Based in Dallas, UniFocus has grown to become one of the largest performance management firms in the service sector, supporting thousands of locations globally in more than 100 countries. It is ranked among America’s fastest growing privately owned companies in the Inc. 5000. UniFocus, 2455 McIver Lane, Carrollton, TX 75006; 972-512-5000; info@UniFocus.com; www.UniFocus.com; Facebook: @UniFocus; Twitter: @UniFocus.
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