This is a slow rotation plan that uses 4 teams and three 8-hr shifts to provide 24/7 coverage. Each team rotates through the following sequence every 28 days: 7 day shifts, 2 days off, 7 swing shifts, 2 days off, 7 night shifts, 3 days off.
|Name||Rotating 8 Plan|
|Shifts||Day (8-hr), Swing (8-hr), Night (8-hr)|
|Repeat Cycle||28 days|
|Rotation||Slow, forward rotation from day shift to swing shift to night shift|
|Average Hours per Week||42|
|Staffing Fluctuation||Balanced from shift to shift and day to day|
|Common Usage||Popular with 24/7 operations that prefer 8-hr shifts|
You can use Snap Schedule Employee Scheduling Software to try out this shift schedule.