Solutions

Benefits of the time slot management software for the warehouse department

Problem

Uneven arrivals lead to overloaded storage periods

Solution

Thanks to resource management, your partners can only register for the same times up to the amount of free loading capacity, so deliveries arrive evenly throughout the shift, warehouse work becomes smoother and multiple congested periods are eliminated.

Problem

Deliveries arrive at unknown times

Solution

Thanks to the timely registration of deliveries, arrivals can be planned, warehouse work can be planned, and preparatory or internal warehouse work can be scheduled for the foreseeable periods of lower traffic.

Problem

Warehouse capacity planning

Solution

Thanks to online time slot resource management function, the warehouse can set up free loading capacity up to weeks in advance, so partners can already record their bookings based on this. This can be used to manage seasonal warehouses, temporary labor shortages, or even pre-regulate the holiday period.

Problem

Ramp call, Dock call, Truck call

Solution

The time slot system with the ramp or dock call feature simplifies communication with drivers, even solves language difficulties. Notifications can be displayed on several interfaces, such as the reception display, the outdoor call display, or later via SMS.

Problem

Loading performance measurement

Solution

It logs and measures the entire loading process so that loading performance can be accurately measured. By switching job numbers, loads can be measured even on an individual level with the help of the time slot.

Problem

The warehouse is not notified of the arrival of shipments

Solution

The flow of information is facilitated by the time slot warehouse display function, which is able to display all the information that is important for the warehouse operation with the help of a smart display. The display shows nearby expected arrivals, pending deliveries, deliveries in progress, busy ramps, expected arrival times, waiting times, delays and loading times.

Problem

Delay forecast

Solution

Partners, transport organizers, carriers can indicate the expected delay of a shipment even if the booked date can no longer be changed. With the indicated delay, the warehouse can reschedule the loadings through the time slot surface and change the expected arrival.

Benefits of the time slot software for the logistics department

Problem

Long waiting times, waiting fees

Solution

Free booking capacity-based appointment booking does not allow overbooking, which reduces warehouse congestion and the number of pending deliveries. Forwarders arriving on appointment can only calculate a waiting fee after their appointment.

Problem

Controllability of deliveries

Solution

Thanks to the transport rules, each entry and exit can be regulated in several ways. Among other things, there is the possibility of automatic approval and manual assessment. In the case of manual review, delivery in the TSM system can be accepted or rejected after the partner has been booked.

Problem

Delay administration

Solution

Using a time slot  management system, not only can a supplier be precisely defined when a delay is delayed, but thanks to logging, it can be accurately recorded, retrieved and detected in detail, even afterwards.

Problem

Increasing administrative burdens

Solution

Using the system, partners, transport organizers and carriers can self-register their own loading, upload their documents, manage their tasks, and get an accurate picture of the status of their shipments during loading, thus reducing email and telephone reconciliations.

Problem

Missing documents

Solution

In the online time slot, in addition to bookings, documents related to delivery can also be uploaded, so that the administrative process can begin even before the arrival of the shipment. Uploaded documents are easily accessible and easy to retrieve due to linking to shipping.

Problem

KPI-s based on real data

Solution

Our online time slot management software tracks, logs and measures the entire shipping and loading process, making it available to create reports and statistics that have not been possible before.

Problem

Logistics does not receive notifications about the status of shipments

Solution

The flow of information is facilitated by the logistics display function, which with the help of a smart display can show all important information related to shipments from the time slot. waiting times, delays, and loading times.

Benefits of time slot management software for the port department

Problem

Complicated identification of incoming shipments

Solution

Shipments pre-registered in the TSM system can be identified on the basis of a number of data, and access rights can be established immediately. This can significantly speed up the login process and reduce port administration.

Problem

Difficulty of records

Solution

The entry and exit statuses of deliveries can be easily modified on the interface of the time slot system. Entries and exits are also logged, so they can be easily queried and detected afterwards.

Problem

Language difficulties, difficult communication

Solution

Navigating the ramp is usually the responsibility of port workers. From now on, the time slot management system with the ramp or dock call function simplifies communication with drivers and possibly solves language difficulties. Notifications can be displayed on several interfaces, such as the reception display, the outdoor call display, or later via SMS.

Problem

Continuous information for drivers

Solution

The flow of information is facilitated by the time slot reception display function, which is able to display all transport-related information to waiting drivers using a smart display. The display shows the expected arrivals nearby, the pending deliveries, the expected waiting time, the location data and the current calls.

Benefits of the time slot management software for transport organizers

Problem

Increasing administrative burdens

Solution

Using the TSM system, transport organizers can self-register their own loading, upload their documents, manage their affairs during the transport organization process, thus reducing email and telephone reconciliations.

In addition, by logging in to the online system, they can constantly get a real picture and information about the loading status of their shipments

Problem

Communication difficulties

Solution

The online time slot system also provides a solution to avoid multi-party, lengthy rounds and linguistic misunderstandings. You can easily view the free loading times on the online interface and book the ideal time with a few clicks.

The entire booking and registration process takes less than 20 seconds.

Problem

Lack of drivers makes it more difficult to organize

Solution

By arriving on time, drivers’ waiting times will be reduced and the next loading tasks will be better planned. With decreasing waiting times, the efficiency of drivers increases in direct proportion and the mileage of transport vehicles also improves.

Benefits of the time slot management software for carriers and drivers

Problem

Long waiting times before loading

Solution

Thanks to time-based loading, the waiting time of drivers is significantly reduced, which directly increases the efficiency of drivers and also improves the mileage of transport vehicles.

Problem

Slow entry and exit processes

Solution

By registering shipments in advance, the internal approval and identification processes are speeded up, thus significantly simplifying and speeding up the entry and exit of shipments.

Problem

Address difficult to find

Solution

The time slot management software can also include GPS coordinates of loading locations and gates to help drivers navigate easily.

Benefits of time slot management software for quality management, control department

Problem

Slow quality control that impedes raw material flow

Solution

In the time slot system, it is possible to request various documents, such as a quality certificate, on the basis of which the quality management can start the inspection process before the arrival of the raw material. The quality case also has the option of accepting or rejecting the arrival of a shipment based on preliminary documents.

Problem

Lack of information on deliveries

Solution

The quality management can see in its own list the deliveries that you need to judge before arrival or check on arrival. This process speeds up or even allows for random checks.

Problem

Confused certificate, missing documents

Solution

Quality certificates can be attached directly to the shipment, thus avoiding confusion in email or eliminating the possibility of errors in the online time slot due to the pairing of certificates for shipment.

Problem

Difficult to measure workflow time

Solution

GLABs logs and measures all workflows, so you can accurately track time expenses – delays, parking time, net and gross loading time, and administration time. These can also be used to optimize workflows.

Problem

KPI based on real data

Solution

Our online time slot management software tracks, logs and measures the entire shipping and loading process, making it available to create reports and statistics that have not been possible before.