INFORM's time slot management enables the booking and allocation of time slots using an Internet platform. In this way, information such as supply volume, loading point capacity, production requirements, shipment priority, storage capacity and the status of shipment material can be input into optimized planning.
Time slot management is thereby a decisive link between loaders, carriers, collectors and the plant. It enables an organized logistical process with advantages for all those involved:
- Reduced and more reliable throughput times for carriers and plant traffic and, as such, more stable transport schedules,
- More even utilization of loading resources, reduced demurrage charges or cargo rates, increased flow-rate, as well as even greater process safety.
As soon as the schedule becomes reality, besides the pure time slot booking is an intelligent and dynamic Truck Supply a decisive advantage if unforeseeable events put the schedule at risk.