Helping retail teams save valuable time and money

  • Forecast labor demand
  • Schedule staff for ideal coverage & cost
  • Achieve flawless communication & payroll
  • Meet legal obligations to protect your brand

Up to 31 days, 24/7 support, no credit card required

Scheduling software for retail teams

TRUSTED BY 200,000+ WORKPLACES ACROSS THE GLOBE

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"We were able to save on labor costs from not having to spend money on drivers that weren’t needed for certain shifts."

Spencer Richardson, Business Owner, DropCar

Demand planning

Forecast labor demand to maximize revenue

Predict demand peaks and valleys to plan ideal staffing levels. Whether you’re scheduling shop assistants or staff in order fulfillment centres, Deputy helps you maintain the right level of coverage — while keeping labor costs under control.

  • Sync your sales and foot traffic data to forecast demand trends over weeks, days, or hours

  • Predict how many staff you need at any time — across different roles and departments

  • Plan staff coverage to maximize sales opportunities and minimize customer wait times

  • Reduce overstaffing and overtime to keep costs down

Scheduling software for retail teams
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"Deputy has saved us 10 hours a month, just on scheduling"

Amanda Swanson, HR Scheduler, Ace Hardware

Fast, efficient scheduling

Create perfect employees schedules in minutes

Schedule the right people, at the right times, and keep your stores on budget. Our software makes it simple to create error-free schedules, track wage costs, and manage last-minute changes without a single phone call or text.

  • Schedule available, qualified staff with a few clicks

  • Compare wage costs against expected sales to stay on budget

  • Send rosters to your retail team instantly via web or app

  • If a team member calls out sick, find someone to cover with one tap — or allow staff to swap shifts among themselves

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"Deputy has helped to reduce our employees showing up late by 80% because our employees are interacting with the product, we know where they are and they show up on time."

Craig Stone, Owner, Harvest Health Foods

Improve communication & visibility

Manage communication, tasks, and timesheets

Give your staff tools that keep them aligned and ensure they get paid correctly. Deputy automates timesheets for fast, accurate payroll and helps your teams to stay across important updates from their managers.

  • Capture accurate timesheets with our app and export them to your payroll software with one click

  • See real-time attendance — who’s at work, running late, or on break

  • Assign tasks and receive a notification when they’re completed

  • Share important updates and documents via Deputy News Feed to ensure nothing falls through the cracks

Try the ultimate scheduling app today.

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The payoff of using Deputy

Reduce costs, save time, and create a better work-life balance. See how much your business could save with Deputy

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Why choose Deputy?

Our software’s power, simplicity, and mobility has earned us 200,000 happy customers — who are our greatest advocates. With Deputy, you’re not just saving time and money. You’re making life easier for your teams and helping them provide better service.

America’s leading scheduling software

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"Everything my employees need to do, whether it’s swapping shifts, putting in leave requests, or leaving a message for everyone to see, Deputy allows them to do it. It’s a wonderful thing."

Bobby Heuser, Owner, Ace Hardware

Insights from our experts

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"Deputy has become a vital tool in the running of our business. My time building rosters has been cut to a fraction."
Garry Deakes
Owner, The Marina Ice Creamery
"I was setup and going in minutes. So easy to understand. So intuitive!"
Rami Rustom
IT and Services Professional
"Our admin time for Payroll is one fifth of what it used to be, and with more accuracy!"
Brendon Ford
Manager, Rashay's Pizza Pasta Grill
"Deputy is a cost effective, simple and robust solution for rostering staff and capturing time & attendance."
John Petrovich
Mobile Apps Evangelist, Telstra
"Great application and the customer service is fantastic."
Stephan Price
Director of Ecommerce & Technology
"Rostering and time sheets have never been so straightforward. What a fantastic and innovative tool."
Dr. John Hancock
"Deputy has been the best in delivering their promises. Their interface is amazing and simple to use."
Noelle Flores-Smith
President, Global DN Ventures Corp
"Deputy have allowed me to streamline the fortnightly payroll process."
Rachael Cameron
Payroll Officer, Magic Memories
"Fantastic intuitive time keeping software which works hand in hand with Xero."
Andrew Huntley
Director, Kenney Medical Solutions
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