Compiled ByTim Stevens Improve workforce productivity in labor-intensive industries with eRoster, an online staffing and forecasting tool from Workforce Logistics Inc., New York. The Web-based system helps companies accurately forecast customer demand, project staffing requirements, and generate shift-based schedules. Access to the application is via Web browser, on an application service provider basis for a monthly fee based on the number of employees scheduled. Internal messaging capability allows staff to make employee shift, swap, and time-off requests. The system also may be linked to other Workforce Logistics applications including time and attendance, payroll, and point-of-sale systems to support management decision-making.