The Underestimated Value of Dock Scheduling
There are underestimated benefits to implementing a dock scheduling solution, primarily because these are overshadowed by the planning, scheduling and communication features of the application.
These benefits, derived from the reports and dashboards which capture the key performance metrics related to your dock activities, provide management the right data to make the right decisions at the right time.
How much are reports and dashboards worth to your organization?
If your role at the warehouse is related to scheduling, receiving/shipping, logistics, or management, your priorities probably include maximizing warehouse throughput; that is making sure trucks come in and out of your warehouse at the right time, as quickly as possible while maximizing your labor utilization rate.
You rely on your dock scheduling process to help you achieve these efficiencies, and rightly so.
Once again, is there a reason to care about reports and dashboards?
As we talk with companies that range from the largest retailers in the world to small wholesalers, we find that not only did they care; they were actually looking for solutions. They also have some common frustrations.
Download this white paper to read some of their stories.