On Thursday August 25, 2016, The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ULTI), a premier provider of cloud-based human capital management (HCM) software, announced that Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE: GWR), an international short-line railroad holding company, has selected UltiPro® to manage a wide range of HCM functions including talent acquisition and payroll. Genesee & Wyoming appraised and chose UltiPro® in December 2015 after an extensive review of the technology.
In a recent news release, Mary Ellen Russell, Genesee & Wyoming’s chief human resource officer, outlined some of the selection criteria employed:
“We selected UltiPro® because the solution aligns with our needs as a global business. For instance, we can elevate the level of strategic planning in HR with enterprise-wide workforce analytics that help us project future hiring needs and enhance our worldwide talent management process… With UltiPro®, we will be able to manage our payroll and HR with speed and accuracy, having just one system of record for the employee data that spans our entire workforce. In addition, UltiPro® Time and Attendance can help us manage the unique labor requirements of our business, including monitoring shifts and avoiding coverage gaps.”
Genesee & Wyoming expects that UltiPro® will improve HR operations by simplifying transactions for both employees and the HR team and is eager to utilize UltiPro’s workforce analytics capabilities.
Welcoming the announcement, Greg Swick, global chief sales officer at Ultimate, responded:
“UltiPro’s HCM is ideal for a company like Genesee & Wyoming because it is accessible to employees regardless of location and can provide centralized reporting for strategic decision making. We are glad to partner with Genesee & Wyoming and help the company achieve its people and business goals.”
Ultimate Software provides cloud-based HCM products. Its award-winning UltiPro® offers an extensive menu of HR and related functions, including hiring, payroll and time and labor management. The company, founded in 1990, employs more than 3,000 people and current revenues exceed $500 million.
For more information, visit www.UltimateSoftware.com
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