You are delivering outbound bags to scheduled flights
You need to move three fully loaded baggage carts to Gate 7
Your standards say a trip should take 7 minutes and 30 seconds per round-trip of labor “allocated” for the delivery
The actual time recorded by your VMS is 5 minutes and 45 seconds (average over the course of several months), indicating the standard can be modified
RESULTS: A 23% reduction of the time standard and paid resource level. This process, applied to all of your labor planning, translates to a significant cost savings based on reallocation in your workforce or reduction in future hiring plan with no impact on your operation.