Improving product delivery with cloud computing
Technology is changing the way fleets are delivering merchandise. The ability to track and monitor product while it is in route to a warehouse or store makes it possible for companies to maintain tight control over their operations.
Companies can benefit from using cloud-based supply chain software. Warehouse management and inventory control improve with the increased collaboration provided by the system. This allows a business to create an agile distribution network able to keep pace with changing market conditions.
Transportation management software can even tell managers the location of trucks on the road, allowing them to be rerouted to areas of higher demand. The information gained from the software can decrease delivery time and improve order fulfillment through faster communication between drivers and warehouses.
Better collaboration between departments can help control costs by improving control over inventory levels. Companies that are able to track and monitor their entire supply chain can make more accurate orders from factories and account for changes in demand quickly. This makes the company leaner, faster and capable of adapting to evolving market conditions.
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File Under: Distribution & Warehousing