Vehicle yard Management

Vehicle Yard management: smooth processes and maximum efficiency

The complex processes at a car terminal require an intelligent system to efficiently manage your employees, the terminal and the vehicles.

Our software helps you stay on top of things and automate terminal operations.

Our yard management software gives you complete visibility into the vehicles on the yard. All information about deliveries, locations and status in the yard and in the technical center can be retrieved at any time.

The planning of each vehicle movement and the operational processes are controlled from a central system. All information and orders can be sent to handhelds at the car terminal and in the technical center.

 

Gain visibility & control 

  • Full visibility of all vehicles - their location, condition and process status - through optimized recording of all processes.
  • Cost savings of up to 15 percent through optimal utilization of existing human and technical resources.
  • Improve quality by standardizing processes and reducing vehicle damage.
  • Improve on-time delivery and reduce cycle times by organizing loads and orders for the day and for the future.
  • Real-time reporting and analysis of key business metrics.

Benefit from our yard management solution 

  • Forward Planning
    Weekly and daily planning of individual vehicle deliveries and pick-ups at the terminal. In addition, intelligent control and optimized utilization of existing human and technical resources.
  • Real-time information
    Comprehensive real-time view of all parking positions, vehicles and orders in the yard, as well as loading activities at the vehicle terminal.
  • Optimized Parking Positions
    Assignment and storage of the optimal parking position for each individual vehicle, taking into account the modalities and time requirements for delivery, storage and onward transportation.
  • Automated communication
    Web platforms and standard interfaces for fast and smooth communication with business partners.
  • E-gate functionality
    Electronic and autonomous check-in and check-out for delivery and collection by truck.
  • Integrated Technical Center
    Fully integrated technical center for on-time maintenance and modifications.

Information material

Success Stories

Want to learn more about how our solutions work in the real world? Then you have come to the right place!

ICO puts its vehicle logistics in the pole position

ICO has set itself high goals: The goal is to operate the best Ro/Ro terminals in the world for quality, safety and cost awareness. To achieve these goals and put the improvement programme into practice, ICO has implemented the Software-based project "Terminal Operating System (TOS) Implementation".

Success Story: Port of Pireaus

Port of Piraeus vehicle logistics goes digital

Success Story: VW Mexico

VW de México realized their vision for a highly integrated approach to vehicle logitics.

Success Story: Auto1 Yard Management

Auto 1 Group implements INFORM Yard Management System at first German production center

Success Story: Höedlmayr

Hödlmayr optimizes internal vehicle logistics processes with INFORM.

Success Story: Kaufmann

Kaufmann optimizes vehicle logistics with INFORM's software solution

Success Story: COTRA

COTRA Autotransport AG will be relying on INFORM's IT solutions at its vehicle logistics center.

Events

Sep 29-Oct 02, 2024 | Nashville Tennessee

CSCMP edge 2024

EDGE 2024: The State of Global Supply Chain

May 23, 2024 // Zdravka Ley

Yard management software boosts sustainable economic growth in logistics

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) number 8 "Decent Work and Economic Growth" of the UN Sustainable Development Goals comprises two resolutions that may sound contradictory in view of many working conditions worldwide.

Nov 21, 2023 // Matthew Wittemeier

Unpacking Gender Equality in Logistics, Australia is in the driver’s seat.

My journey into the world of gender inclusivity started in 2020 when Dr. Eva Savelsberg, Senior Vice President of INFORM's Logistics Division, and I co-founded "Women in Maritime" to highlight the incredible contributions of women in the maritime industry.

Jul 25, 2017 // Ruud Vossebeld

The impact of vehicles on automotive logistics

Tesla is starting production of its new Model 3. It is currently assumed that the basic version of the electric car will cost about $35,000 in the USA.

Nov 22, 2016 // Luisa Walendy

5 tips for vehicle yard operators

With a length of 265 metres and a height of 54 metres, the MV Parsifal is an impressive ship. Currently, the world's largest car carrier, capable of transporting around 6,000 cars, is underway near Panama, on its way to the largest car terminals in the world.

Aug 11, 2015 // Luisa Walendy

New car logistics - when cars are travelling

Puebla, Veracruz, Antwerp, Emden? What a route! But this is not the extraordinary pyramid tour of Dutch emigrants, but the exemplary distribution chain of German new cars.

Dennis Feddern

Dennis Feddern

Head of Yard and Workshop Solutions

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