So far we have explained how and why EDI is important for optimal loading-dock performance and what thekey ingredients are for organizations seeking to improve DC, warehouse andstore-level loading-dock efficiency. In order for an organization and its logistics partners to have a highly effective shipment and delivery operation, there is a need for all of the three components, implemented as part of its logistics operation.
Using EDI and the proper implementation of the related supply chain pieces that are related across a purchase order, an ASN, as well as a cross-docking type environment will help in achieving maximum benefits.
QLogitek has been helping organizations spanning the retail, manufacturing, distribution, telco, utility and public sector industries, by providing full automation and collaboration of various supply chain processes; the result has been the enhancement and streamlining of their purchasing, logistics and goods receipt and goods shipment operations for many years. Our integrated set of modules have helped, equally, all member organizations that are part of the delivery and shipment operations. Find out more about our products and services here. Bottom Line: Being a highly compliant, timely and accurate delivery and shipment operation is key for a successful business operation. In order to achieve this, one cannot be second guessing conveyance/handling equipment and human resource requirements for primary and support operations at the store/warehouse level. One just needs to KNOW.