About the Customer
Nebraska Furniture Mart, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, is the home furnishing store in North America selling furniture, flooring, appliances, and electronics. NFM was founded in 1937 by Mrs. B (Rose Blumkin) in Omaha, Nebraska. In 1983, Mrs. B sold a majority interest to Berkshire Hathaway. NFM now has four stores, located in Omaha, Nebraska, Kansas City, Kansas, Des Moines, Iowa and The Colony, Texas.
Scope and Challenges
Nebraska Furniture Mart Selects WorkForce Software for its Retail, Warehouse, and Corporate Employees.
EmpCenter Time and Attendance provides complete coverage and real-time visibility for all employee groups and locations on a single cloud-based platform. Its deep flexibility and configurable architecture allow Nebraska Furniture Mart to track labor activities with greater precision while also providing real-time visibility for critical metrics such as scheduled versus actual work hours, overtime, and time-off accrued.
The company also selected WorkForce Absence Compliance Tracker (ACT) for managing employee leaves. Preconfigured to simplify compliance with more than 400 absence and leave regulations across North America, ACT streamlines eligibility determinations and end-to-end case management.
Outcome and Implications
Nebraska Furniture Mart’s workforce is more than 5,000 strong and is pleased to get a solution to that addresses their diverse needs, EmpCenter’s real-time visibility will provide the company’s managers greater strategic insight across all locations and employee groups, including their retail stores, warehouses, and the company’s corporate office.
“We needed a solution that could meet the needs of our entire workforce, from the cashiers on the retail floor to our warehouse employees and those working from our corporate home office,” - said Doug Hamlin, Chief Financial Officer at Nebraska Furniture Mart.
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