Timely choices - Kronos system successes

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Date: June 1997
From: Management Accounting (USA)(Vol. 78, Issue 12)
Publisher: Institute of Management Accountants
Document Type: Article
Length: 951 words

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Kronos Inc offers total, integrated solutions that are designed to provide companies real-time access to time and labor data. Excel Corp is using Kronos technology to keep track of labor costs. This technology enables the company to make meaningful comparisons between standard costs and actual costs, and of labor costs at each of its 13 plants throughout the US. Con-Way Transportation Services uses the Kronos Timekeeper system to improve the collection and reporting of labor data for its workforce at 93 facilities. Consolidated Diesel Corp also uses the Kronos Timekeeper to provide up-to-the-minute information to personnel who need it most. Finally, Sony Semiconductor Co of America adopted the Kronos system as a first step towards the development of a paperless environment.

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