There’s an old saying: a man with one watch knows the time. A man with two is never sure.
When it comes to keeping trucks on time at warehouses or distribution centres, keeping everything on time is more complex than checking your watch, but the effect is the same. The inherent organisational complexity of these systems requires the latest technology to keep everyone in sync and on time.
Time Slot Management is a tool to help organise warehouse resources by managing ETAs, setting loading or unloading times, and tracking paperwork, among other tasks. But there’s a lot you may not know about this increasingly essential technology.
Here are three aspects of Time Slot Management and dock scheduling that just might transform your warehouses and distribution centres.