What Are Slot Reservations And How Can Logistics Management Software Help You?

Slot booking refers to the booking of specific time slots and aims to minimise congestion and waiting times at docks and warehouses. This is achieved with intelligent technological tools such as Slot’s Eyes logistics management software. In addition to reducing waiting times, the logistics management software also helps to optimise the company’s resources, even having a positive impact on the efficiency of production processes and controlling unnecessary costs that are mainly generated by a lack of coordination between warehouse managers and carriers.

Through the management of time slots, also known as time windows or slots, both parties can schedule and reserve appointments for loading and/or unloading at the docks, with the company always having the possibility of accepting or denying these reservations, as well as having all the information they need, such as the capacity of the loading point, the volume supplied, the storage capacity, the priority in shipments or the state of the transport material and the resources available. Unlike manual planning, logistics warehouse management software can be easily modified and updated on the fly, avoiding unforeseen events and setbacks.

What Can Slot’s Eyes Logistics Management Software Do?

With the logistics software for time slot booking management for outbound and inbound shipments, all variables are taken into account, as well as automatically optimising appointment bookings between the company’s staff using the software and carriers. Having real-time visibility of the warehouse, all the necessary data collected in one place and the ability to make time reservations makes dock planning much easier and more agile and allows you to reorganise logistics and resources in the event of unforeseen events. This type of software also allows you to optimise production and management processes, adding information from similar shipments in order to further adjust the necessary loading time, as well as to indicate the need for special equipment or other aspects to be taken into account, for example, in the reception of goods.

Slot’s Eyes allows an improvement in the management of all types of docks and warehouses, so that manufacturers and transporters have a common tool adapted to their needs, which enables the company using the software to work much more efficiently in order to make the best use of all the resources available to them.

The logistics management software allows users with access to slot reservations, directs loading and unloading slots, increases the control of the warehouses on the docks, being able to manage time reservations with a single click or manage the calendar of the docks from a single screen.

On our website you will discover all that our logistics management software Slot’s Eyes can offer you. If you would like to know more about our software, please contact us without obligation.