Descartes Dock Appointment Scheduling™ is a collaborative solution that enables shippers, retailers, suppliers, carriers and consignees to schedule dock door appointments.
Descartes Dock Appointment Scheduling™ is a collaborative solution that enables shippers, retailers, suppliers, carriers and consignees to schedule dock door appointments. It streamlines the dock scheduling process by distributing the responsibility for scheduling from the warehouse, distribution centre or facility to carriers and suppliers. By ensuring all supply chain partners are involved in the process and have visibility into requested, scheduled and rescheduled dock appointments, this solution optimises receiving operations for inbound shipments to a warehouse.
By leveraging the power of the Descartes Global Logistics Network™ (GLN), Descartes Dock Appointment Scheduling enables organisations to connect electronically with thousands of shippers and carriers around the world.
Descartes Dock Appointment Scheduling is complimented by Bestrane MobileDOCK to enable real-time status updates to approved bookings. MobileDOCK Check In/Out allows for the validation of arriving vehicles before being allowed entry to a destination site. This process may be automated using MobileDOCK Access, which can integrate with boom gates, doors and bollards, with verification automated through once use PIN codes/Barcodes, license plate recognition, or facial recognition. MobileDOCK is power by Amazon Web Services (AWS) – Cloud Computing Services.
Simon Poppleton, Loading Dock Manager at Emporium Melbourne explains how Descartes Dock Appointment Scheduling, in conjunction with MobileDock by Bestrane has enabled the efficient, award-winning docks in the heart of Melbourne.
MobileDOCK is powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) – Cloud Computing Services.