ShedWool software


13 reviews(4.5/5)
13 reviews(4.5/5)

ShedWool is a cloud-based shift scheduling solution that helps business across various industry verticals to schedule and manage their employees' shifts and record work hours.

ShedWool offers a drag-and-drop based shift scheduler that allows managers to add shifts and assign appropriate personnel to specific tasks. The solution also enables managers to send invites to a single employee or a group of employees via email or text message. If an employee accepts an invite, that shift is added to an employee's schedule, Invite templates are also available.

Managers can collect and access information like employee availability, allotted hours and time-off requests. Employees and managers can communicate with each other using the solution's chat functionality. ShedWool also offers mobile applications for iOS and Android devices.

Services are offered on a monthly subscription basis that includes support via email and phone.

Supported Operating System(s):
Web browser (OS agnostic)

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  • David from On the Run Drive-Thru LLC

    Specialty: Retail

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    July 2018

    1 year user

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    Shedwool is a great platform with a few limitations. Most of all it's a great deal.

    Pros

    I appreciate the real-time access and ease of use. Customer support is very good and fast. Team is so responsive- almost unheard of these days.

    Cons

    Can't view more than one week at a time and doesn't have a function where employees can block out time off in advance of scheduling

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
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  • Dio from chicago cut

    Specialty: Foodservice & catering

    Number of employees: 51-200 employees

    May 2018

    Incredibly easy to use. Revolutionary software to help businesses take their team to the next level.

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    This will help many businesses from all sizes elevate their productivity and increase their revenue. Best .75 cents a day I ever spent! I could easily pay 5X more and still be happy. Amazing product. Thank you to everyone at ShedWool for being so professionally friendly :)

    Pros

    They offer the best pricing on the market, customer support makes you feel as if they're literally at an arms reach.

    Cons

    No voice command yet. that would be awesome. I hope it does happen soon that would really be revolutionary.

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
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  • Brian from Creatures Comfort Pet Lodge

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    January 2018

    Does exactly what I need for the most part.

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    N/A

    Best benefit was not having to print scheduled for employees.

    Pros

    What I like most about this software is that it's free first of all, it is easy to make my schedule and easy to send to employees.

    Cons

    What I like least about this software is it seems kind of difficult to do a time off request. That definitely need to be done different.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra
  • David from On The Run Drive-Thru LLC

    January 2018

    I'm generally pleased with the software. I think when it's tweaked a bit it'll really shine

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    Pros

    The ShedWool software is generally easy to use and is intuitive. The messaging would be greatly enhanced if they could be texted as well as emailed. I also think there needs to be more flexibility in viewing more than one week at a time.

    Cons

    The inability to send messages via text. I have millennial age employees who rarely look at their email accounts. Also, adding a monthly view of the schedule

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: ShedWool, ShedWool LLC

    January 2018

    Thanks, David! We will be launching the month view soon, and any employee using the mobile app (iOS/Android - so virtually any cell phone) actually gets notifications directly on their app and phone/home screen - so they don't need to check their email, and should get it even easier than a text. Please let us know if this doesn't work, and we'll set up something with texts. Thanks for using ShedWool, and for the review! (Also, you can put notes directly on their shifts, so they'll see them that way too.)

  • Josh from Anytime Fitness

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    January 2018

    Love it!

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    Pros

    We are a small yet growing business. This software is easy to use and will be something that will grow with us! Easy drag & drop functionality and simple shift setup.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: ShedWool, ShedWool LLC

    January 2018

    Josh, Thanks for the review! We look forward to growing with you, and would love to hear ways that we can improve it for your specific use case. We're finding more gyms signing up, and that makes us pumped!!

  • Dakotah from Mighty Auto Parts

    Number of employees: 51-200 employees

    January 2018

    Great No cost Alternative

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    Pros

    I love the fact that I had to pay nothing at all to use this app. It was an easy set up and my employees are very happy.

    Cons

    Needs an email feature. For some of our employees they struggle with new tech. The ability for them to print their schedule would be very beneficial

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: ShedWool, ShedWool LLC

    January 2018

    Thanks so much, Dakotah! We have the print availability from your computer or web version - it's the printer icon in the bottom right of your screen. This turns the schedule, editable by department, position, week, etc., into a pdf that can be printed, emailed, etc. The message feature also provides your staff with push notification directly to their phones. We'd love to hear more about the email feature you'd like to see, and will be happy to build something in for you. Thanks for the review, and for using ShedWool.

  • Nikki from The Big Clean Laundromat

    January 2018

    Great product, easy to use

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    Pros

    Was easy to use, I like that people can drop or pick up shifts but a manager has to first approve to have knowledge that someone isn't accruing overtime at a location

    Cons

    I don't feel it's of any value for price. I could see a one time fee to purchase rights to the program, but once a charge monthly is implemented, we won't be continuing to use.

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: ShedWool, ShedWool LLC

    January 2018

    Thanks for the review, Nikki. We're glad you seem to like it. Sorry to hear that you don't feel that it's of value for the price we will begin charging. We are keeping a free "lite" version that you're welcome to try, or we're happy to extend you a discount for our premium version, since you've been a valued early user of ours. We are constantly improving ShedWool and adding features, and are going to begin charging to stay in business and grow our support staff. Saving companies like The Big Clean Laundromat time (which is money!) is our ambition, while hopefully making your employee's lives better too. Feel free to reach out to us at contactus@shedwool.com with any additional comments, questions, or any way that we can be of assistance. Thanks again, ShedWool

  • Verified Reviewer

    Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees

    January 2018

    A truly free app that does what it is supposed to do!

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    Value for Money
    Pros

    Ability for personnel to manage time and shifts by SHEDDING and picking up shifts with manager approval on the fly

    Cons

    Wish I could manage and export data to spreadsheet software like Excel or Googlesheets. Also wish we could clock in and clock out with software

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: ShedWool, ShedWool LLC

    January 2018

    Thanks so much! We are launching our premium version very soon, at a small monthly subscription fee, and clock in/out, and import/export are top priorities! We will also maintain a free "lite" version of the app. Currently you can create .pdfs of the schedule, and filter as needed, if that helps at all. We'd love to talk more about how we can improve ShedWool for your needs. Thanks so much for the review. All our best, ShedWool

  • Bo from Sunglass World

    Number of employees: 11-50 employees

    December 2017

    Time saver timesaver

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    Save time consistently.

    Pros

    It's simple, to the point, and quick. Time preferences and time off requests are easy. Everything works seamlessly. Shift blocks are super customizable. All of my employees have enjoyed having the schedule close at hand.

    Cons

    The ads are bothersome but not horrible. Honestly can't think of much else that is problematic. Cons are not something you think about while using Shedwool!

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: ShedWool, ShedWool LLC

    January 2018

    Bo, we got rid of the ads a few months ago, based on feedback from users like you. We're so glad that you enjoy the app - we're working hard to make it better and more robust for you and Sunglass World very soon. Thanks for everything, you guys are fantastic! We appreciate you leaving us a review.

  • Verified Reviewer

    December 2017

    This program helps us use our resources to their full potential

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    Pros

    Easy to use, very user friendly, instant notifications. This service allows us to utilize our resources to their full potential while minimizing the amount of time we spend scheduling.

    Cons

    Would like to see shift reminder updates emails and texts as an option going forward, otherwise very happy.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: ShedWool, ShedWool LLC

    January 2018

    Thanks for the review. We will certainly prioritize getting shift reminder updates live for you asap. We appreciate you, and hope to hear from you any time.

  • tara from birkenstock

    December 2017

    Sometimes the site glitches when loading but overall I love it for my staff

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    Pros

    Having an App for the employees and myself to view the schedule from anywhere and the ease of using the website to schedule the staff.

    Cons

    Wish there was a generated schedule option. Where you could take the availability of staff and evenly schedule the staff members automatically.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: ShedWool, ShedWool LLC

    January 2018

    Tara, thanks for the review, and for being a user of ShedWool. We agree that generated schedule option is crucial, and we are working hard to build and ship that feature to you as soon as possible. Thanks for that! We'll keep you posted. Thanks again! ShedWool

  • Maria from Gallatin Valley YMCA

    Number of employees: 51-200 employees

    December 2017

    Easy to stay organized. Allows me to do my job rather than mess around with scheduling!

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    Like I said before ShedWool allows me to do my job rather than spending so much time scheduling my staff. My staff likes the app because they can see when they work and who they will be working with. They can contact others if they need a shift covered. It takes away a lot of pain of having to organize so few or so many employees for ongoing shifts!

    Pros

    Customer service is excellent. If I ever have a problem it is fixed right away or I'm assured that they are doing everything they can to get it fixed.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: ShedWool, ShedWool LLC

    January 2018

    Maria, Thanks so much for the review, and kind words. Please let us know if there's ever anything we can do for you. Best, ShedWool

  • Dawn from One & Ten Coffee Co

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    December 2017

    Excellent layout, so easy to use

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    N/A
    Value for Money

    Ease & convenience!

    Pros

    I like the ease of scheduling and notifying my staff. I also like the ability to leave shifts open for employees to choose.

    Cons

    I wish I could send group messages to my staff. It would also be nice to look back on past schedules because of occasional time card conflicts. A timecard add-on woukd be handy!

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: ShedWool, ShedWool LLC

    January 2018

    Dawn, Thanks for the review! A timecard add-on is a great idea, and we will work on building that for you. A few new improvements have bridged that gap already. Group messaging is something we've been working on for a while, and we're getting closer to having that ready to ship too! Thanks so much for being users of ShedWool - please let us know if there's ever anything we can do for you!! Best, ShedWool

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