West Fraser Mills has selected the Ultimate Software’s UltiPro solution for its comprehensive HCM functionality, business intelligence reporting and flexible delivery options for training.
West Fraser Mills produce lumber, wood chips, laminated veneer lumber, medium-density fiberboard, plywood, pulp, and newsprint and has 8,000 employees in 40 locations in Canada and the United States.
Earlier, West Fraser Mills were using multiple solutions for payroll and handled HR and benefits processes manually.
The Ultimate Software with UltiPro’s HCM suite helped West Fraser Mills to consolidate HR, payroll and talent management activities along with rich point-in-time reporting.
The solution has robust payroll capabilities which can handle complexities and can accommodate a lumber producer’s unique business requirements.
The company said UltiPro’s comprehensive HR functionality puts every area of employee management, from recruitment to retirement, within one accessible platform for West Fraser Mills’ diverse, global staff.
Additionally, West Fraser Mills can now access a library of real-time reports that can be configured to specific preferences and delivered automatically to managers anywhere at any time.
Ultimate Software also provides free training options from classroom training, virtual instructor-led training, and on-demand courses online.
In addition, West Fraser Mills can select the delivery option that works best for each location.
“UltiPro will help us track and manage dynamics such as turnover, overtime, and overall performance, while helping us to better recruit and retain the best talent,” said Elaine Jensen, general manager of human resources for West Fraser Mills.
“UltiPro is a great fit for global manufacturers like West Frasier Mills because companies can manage a complex, multi-state, multi-country manufacturing operation with a single, comprehensive solution,” said Greg Swick, chief sales officer at Ultimate Software.