Shiftconnector® io - Discover the interactive Shift Log

  • Easy Communication with shift notes, tasks and directives
  • Flexible Configuration with customized forms and open interfaces
  • Shift operations are auditable and documents conform to IATF 16949
Verbindet Schichtteams
rund um die Uhr

Connects Shift Teams

When the shift changes from one team to the other the new team gets all relevant information from the previous shift. 

  • 360°- overview of all events and changes
  • Efficient shift handover, in two- and three-shift operation
  • Customizable forms for each operation with XDC
Vereinfacht Rundgänge und Routinetätigkeiten

Quality and Production In One Interface

Shift personnel and quality assurance communicate within the same system. All quality information is visible in real time and permanently documented.

  • Simple documentation of quality assurance and function checks
  • Communication of test instructions or faults with acknowledgement confirmations
  • Easily document and track defective parts or reject items
  • Review all shift events per Build Section
Bringt Ihre Frühbesprechung auf den Punkt

All Managers and Shift Personnel are Actively Involved

Information is presented clearly for supervisors. All locations in the operation can produce live reports at any time. Direct communication with the shift teams simplifies management.

  • Overview of special events, with priority and status
  • Increasingly efficient meetings and Tier-meetings. KPI-Visualization on the iPad/Tablet is also possible
  • E-mail reporting, cyclically or for defined events
  • Communicate tasks and directives straight to the shift teams

Macht den Anlagenstand und Produktionsstatus sichtbar

Enables Smoother Operation and Continuous Improvement

The data in Shiftconnector® io can be analyzed to find potential optimization and sources of error, leading to improved business outcomes.

  • Clear visual presentation of data and performance figures
  • Easy research, e.g.  downtime, performance or material numbers
  • Communicate, control and determine the benefit of improvement initiatives 
  • Supports Lean Management, Tier-Meetings, Kaizen and Quality Circles

Efficient handover with the 360° Overview

All relevant Information is clearly summarized

Freely configurable forms with XDC

Design of lists, forms and reports for various requirements

Simple to use web application

Web application with powerful auto-completion of texts


Shiftlog Automotive

Important advantages for the roles associated with automotive production

Anlageneinrichter und Bediener

Plant Constructor and Operator

  • Effortless recording of special events, quality variations and system faults
  • Simple maintenance of Black Lists or Reject Lists
  • Process and document routine tasks via check lists
  • View all information from the previous shift readily available

Shift Supervisor

  • 360°- Overview of all new and updated information since logging off
  • Rapid access summary of achieved production volumes
  • Receive event history data per material number with only one click
  • Electronically signed and verified shift handovers
  • History of all workers present per work station

Production Management

  • Increased reporting efficiency and productive meetings
  • Summarized events by category e.g. safety, quality or productivity
  • Prepared reports of important events for every hierarchy level or meeting
  • E-Mail reporting for defined events and remote access via web browser or iPad / Tablet

Product Manager

  • All information and quality notifications are available live
  • Simple to research production history with strong filter and search criteria
  • Pass clear instructions directly to shift personnel

Process Optimization

  • Receive information about production and reject volumes for every shift, also available with CAQ interface
  • High information density; recognize root causes and associations beyond the key numbers
  • Distribute internal and external quality notifications and receive reading confirmation
  • Continuous Improvement: Evaluate and track preventive measures
Instandhaltung & Werkzeugbau

Maintenance and Tooling

  • Seamless exchange of PM Orders and status information with production
  • Integrated calendar for Preventive Maintenance
  • Simple organization and documentation of stand-alone maintenance
  • All data is synchronized: Interface to maintenance systems such as SAP® PM, IBM Maximo or Infor® EAM

Quality Assurance

  • Receive information about production and reject volumes for every shift with one click
  • High information density; recognize root causes and associations beyond the key numbers
  • Issue instructions to shift personnel and receive signatures
  • Continuous Improvement: Issue, control and validate improvement measures

Logistic Department

  • Transparent communication between production and logistics
  • Summary of production volumes and variances
  • Easy detection of potential bottle necks 

Leading automotive companies rely on Shiftconnector®

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Many well-known companies and industry leaders rely on solutions from eschbach. Our Shift Book software is already used in 19 countries and is available in 8 languages.


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