The AMES Companies

Elevates HCM to Strategic Levels with UltiPro

Key Benefits
  • Expands strategic capabilities through advanced, cost-effective HCM functionality
  • Converts on-the-spot metrics and business intelligence into impactful results that span the company
  • Achieves peak talent acquisition with tight alignment of recruitment, onboarding, and business collaboration
Overview

Learn how UltiPro's strategic HRM tools helped AMES True Temper revolutionize their payroll management and talent managementThe AMES Companies is a global provider of non-powered landscaping products that make work easier for homeowners and professionals. Headquartered in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, and with a company history that dates back to 1774, Ames True Temper manufactures and markets a wide variety of long-handled tools, wheelbarrows, pruning tools, garden hoses and hose reels, striking tools, snow tools, planters, and lawn accessories.

1,500 employees
Challenges

Ames True Temper had been using a payroll service bureau that proved to be expensive, cumbersome, and lacked the end-to-end functionality the manufacturing company wanted in order to elevate its HR operations into strategic levels. Ames True Temper’s eight-person HR department had been very transactional, and its systems were used only by HR and payroll. The only information being captured electronically was basic personnel information, pay, and deductions.

Solutions

• The HR team now can synchronize the UltiPro solution with online job sites, providing HR with visibility into all open requisitions across the entire company.

• Hiring managers can access UltiPro 24-7 to view the status or progress on specific requisitions.

Results
• Company can now find better employees more quickly.

• New employees become quickly acculturated to the company.

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