Establish rules for each dock and estimated shipping times based on units of measure.
Set an appropriate appointment window for each incoming or outgoing load.
Utilize the drag and drop calendar interface to update dock appointments.
Move scheduled loads around on the calendar through the visual drag and drop option available.
Schedule loads down to the minute.
Base load times on quantities and units being loaded.
Utilize APIs to receive appointments from third-party logistic companies to be managed in the ERP.
Generate an automatic email to a carrier once an appointment time is set.
Multi-facility companies can also manage dock appointments for inter-company transfers.
Ensure materials are available for production and products are available for delivery to customers with Deacom’s MRP system.
Utilize forecasting to determine work center usage and run reports to see which work centers are going to be over or under their capacity.
Make intelligent, data-driven demand planning decisions by using sales forecasts to drive purchasing and production activities.
Automatically generate the necessary documentation when shipping orders to your customers.