78% of logistics companies invest in technology to improve their supply chain resilience and in-store labor automation. Take a look at each block below and learn more about how Computools can help you reach your business objectives.
Implement inventory management software to support and facilitate inventory management and get the following benefits in logistic processes:
Know what's in stock (what products are available and in what quantities) to avoid unnecessary purchases and stock shortages.
Reduce the risks of missing orders to increase sales.
Make delivery deadlines to keep customers satisfied.
Spread resources to make things more efficient.
Set maximum and minimum inventory to reduce logistics and inventory costs and save on storage.
Warehouse management system (WMS)
A WMS contains the basic functions for order processing, order picking, warehouse management, shipment, and inventory control. The advantages of a warehouse management system are:
Fast processing of warehouse inquiries.
Real-time recording of inventory.
Reductions in errors in material flow management.
Improvement of warehouse logistics and management of the entire supply chain.
Strategic transport planning system
A strategic transport planning system is an integral part of logistics that offers many approaches to optimization. An STP system allows users to:
Automate route planning.
Take into account all practical constraints such as cargo dimensions, the weight of goods, delivery times and quantities, capacity of vehicles and equipment, access restrictions, and traffic conditions.
Use historical data to improve the supply chain in the future.
Calculate fees during transportation and for value-added taxes.
Choose the best suited transportation models.
Choose the most optimal carrier.
Transport management system (TMS)
An optimally designed supply chain should be monitored daily. This also includes transportation planning. Transportation logistics is based on a transport management system (TMS). They help logistic companies to:
Plan and optimize routes with the help of AI.
Plan cost and time-effective transportation.
Ensure the required delivery service and quality.
Reduce transportation services costs.
Logistics analytics system
Using AI algorithms and Big data, you can analyze shipping history, customer personas, methods of shipment to optimize internal processes, improve performance, and reduce costs in the future, for example:
Adapt shipping to customer types.
Organize more effective shipping.
Optimize working processes during delivery.
Track the cost of shipping.
Generate KPI reports that reflect company performance.