Cost Per Unit (CPU)

Cost per unit or CPU is when a staffing partner manages a workforce based on output, not headcount. Learn more about this unique staffing model that manages your workforce and cost based on output.

  • Lower productivity and rising labor costs: What operations can do in this unexpected market

    Lower productivity and rising labor costs: What operations can do in this unexpected market

    New reports show that workforce productivity has dropped 7.5% in the first quarter of this year and inflation is very high. What can operations due to combat these issues?

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  • When e-commerce calls, SIMOS answers

    When e-commerce calls, SIMOS answers

    From ecommerce to returns, SIMOS Solutions has the staffing answer for supply chain companies who need help with picking, packing, logistics and distribution for ecommerce, returns and productivity

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  • Why SIMOS is a different type of staffing company [Info Sheet]

    Why SIMOS is a different type of staffing company [Info Sheet]

    Like many industries, the field of staffing companies is vast and often confusing. The perfect fit in terms of staffing often comes down to their model.

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  • The Importance of Manufacturing [Video]0:58

    The Importance of Manufacturing [Video]

    Manufacturing remains the lifeblood of communities across America. Staff Management | SMX and SIMOS Solutions are proud to be partners in the industry.

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  • Optimized workflow leads to efficient manufacturing and distribution operation

    Optimized workflow leads to efficient manufacturing and distribution operation

    The client was in perpetual backlog in the manufacturing and distribution sections of their operation. They contacted the SIMOS team to help create an effective workflow in their facility.

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  • Return process overhauled and returns data captured for the first time in a decade [Case Study]

    Return process overhauled and returns data captured for the first time in a decade [Case Study]

    This client had worked with our team before on another special project and knew our proven process. They were struggling to maintain an effective returns process.

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  • How to help build a more circular economy

    How to help build a more circular economy

    A circular economy is one that helps restore and regenerate resources, using these resources for as long as possible in an effort to reduce waste. How can you make your operation more circular?

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  • Get more return on returns processing [Info Sheet]

    Get more return on returns processing [Info Sheet]

    As experts in reverse logistics and returns processing, Stafftrack® Returns has you covered. Our expert solution ensures your returns processing operation is efficient and cost effective.

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  • 5 challenges your business may be facing and how industrial engineers can solve them

    5 challenges your business may be facing and how industrial engineers can solve them

    Our experts live and breathe operational efficiency and production goals. This guide outlines some challenges you may facing in your operation and how our team of industrial engineers can help.

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  • 5 steps to reduce high warehouse or manufacturing turnover rate

    5 steps to reduce high warehouse or manufacturing turnover rate

    What happens when your warehouse or manufacturing division has such a high turnover rate that it’s impacting your company’s bottom line? Following these five steps can help.

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  • The top 3 myths about partnering with a staffing company

    The top 3 myths about partnering with a staffing company

    There are a few myths surrounding staffing that we hope to dispel once and for all. Here are the top 3 myths about partnering with a staffing company and the real facts about output-based staffing.

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  • Why SIMOS Solutions is a different type of staffing company

    Why SIMOS Solutions is a different type of staffing company

    While many staffing companies focus on just headcount and fill rates, ours does more. We manage your staffing needs based on output, not headcount. The result? A model that produces results and stays

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  • The future of automation: Building a new workforce model [Guide]

    The future of automation: Building a new workforce model [Guide]

    This guide will cover the current state of automations, the benefits and limitations as well as how a cost-per-unit model can help streamline the process.

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  • The real cost of not filling open positions on your operation

    The real cost of not filling open positions on your operation

    Open positions in your operation can quickly cause a cascade of problems. Here are just a few of the ways a vacant position can negatively impact your company both short and long-term.

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  • Why you shouldn’t be wary of changing staffing vendors during crisis

    Why you shouldn’t be wary of changing staffing vendors during crisis

    Most operations cannot afford to have someone that isn’t making their business better, safer or more efficient. A CPU model provider can help you reach your business goals, even during a pandemic.

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  • Let's Talk Supply Chain Podcast Episode featuring Harold Baro

    Let's Talk Supply Chain Podcast Episode featuring Harold Baro

    Let’s Talk Supply Chain is one of the top supply chain podcasts & blogs on the market. They feature thought leaders from the industry, including Harold Baro, Senior Vice President of SIMOS Solutions.

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  • Preparing for peak in a post-COVID-19 world: A Q&A with Harold Baro, Senior VP of SIMOS

    Preparing for peak in a post-COVID-19 world: A Q&A with Harold Baro, Senior VP of SIMOS

    As we come out of the worst of the pandemic, operations are faced with a competitive labor pool and supply chain delays. We spoke with Harold Baro, SIMOS’s Senior VP, to get his expertise on peak.

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  • ShiftUp Info Sheet

    ShiftUp Info Sheet

    ShiftUP is a workforce solution designed to create new shifts in your existing building or manage an entire-work cell or existing shift to show our cost-per-unit (CPU) model in action.

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  • Output-based staffing: Finding value during economic uncertainty [Guide]

    Output-based staffing: Finding value during economic uncertainty [Guide]

    What if you could create certainty when things get tough? An output-based staffing model can help you do just that.

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  • How can a CPU Model Help with Retention?1:04

    How can a CPU Model Help with Retention?

    Turnover is a problem that plagues all employers. But turnover in the manufacturing, distribution and fulfillment sections can be even more costly. While it’s difficult to calculate the true cost of

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