Episode 295: Solving the 37% Absenteeism and Turnover Rate

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Kevin Ledversis with Newcastle Systems startled hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady with the percentage for the absenteeism rate in the average manufacturing and distribution plant at 33.4 percent.  Coupled with a turnover rate of 3.6%, there is a 37% problem that can lead to big problems on the production line.  This directly translates into a significant reduction in productivity and a hit on profitability. Listen to this episode to hear simple, cost-effective solutions to reduce the turnover rate and compensate for absenteeism.


Today’s Guest

Kevin Ledversis has over 20 years of experience within the Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) industry. He has worked for Weber Labeling Solutions, Intermec and Printronix, where he developed solutions for complex labeling applications in a variety of vertical markets such as distribution, manufacturing, healthcare and retail. Many of his past customers are in the top tier of successful companies that continually improve their operations.

Kevin holds a bachelor’s degree from Bryant University and an MBA from the University of Hartford. When he’s not hard at work, Kevin enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, reading and enjoying the great outdoors.