Insight • May 13 ,2024

How Can A YMS Benefit Your Supply Chain?

TOPIC • Kaleris Insight

How Can A YMS Benefit Your Supply Chain?

A busy warehouse that processes 100 inbound trailers each day. A manufacturing facility that needs to coordinate multiple shipment types for different carriers efficiently. A distribution center with 40 dock doors responsible for 75 outbound trailers before the current shift ends.   

It sounds…challenging. To manage. To track. To execute.  

That’s where a Yard Management System changes the game. It boosts yard visibility and optimizes your operations. 

Tracking every asset, its movements, and its status in real time. Managing dock door and appointment scheduling. Executing the best workflow plan.  

A YMS bridges the gap between transportation and warehouse operations, fostering agility, and boosting efficiency. A Yard Management System (YMS) improves efficiency in a yard or network by organizing trucks, trailers, and personnel. It helps to speed up operations by managing these resources effectively. The YMS ensures that everything is in its proper place, making the process more streamlined. By using a YMS, companies can optimize their yard operations and save time and money.  

In today’s dynamic supply chain landscape, the challenges of yard management are more complex than ever. With disruptions becoming the new norm, it can seem like yard planners are constantly managing by exception. As organizations seek ways to enhance operational resilience and drive efficiency regardless of external factors, a YMS can be a beacon of order amidst chaos, creating a pathway to streamlined workflows that are easy to manage.   

Kaleris understands the critical importance of efficient logistics and inventory management workflows, whether it’s at production plants, transload facilities, warehouses, or distribution centers. That’s why the Kaleris Yard Management System provides operations managers with the visibility they need to take control of inventory movements – from inbound to outbound to on-site. With a dashboard that can be tailored to one site or multiple facilities, Kaleris YMS empowers businesses to optimize their operations with precision.  

With 20 years in supply chain logistics, our yard management software has been a trusted partner for leading brands worldwide, offering a comprehensive suite of solutions tailored to meet various yard management needs. From real-time location systems to automated gate check-in and task automation, our cost saving tracking software is designed to take your yard operations to new heights, regardless of size or complexity.  

So, why choose Kaleris YMS, the #1 Rank Yard Management System*? It’s simple: our software helps logistics managers eliminate manual workflows and enhances operational visibility, enabling accelerated supply chain execution and improved customer service metrics like OTIF.  

And that’s not all. With the Kaleris YMS, you’ll enjoy complete visibility across your network, real-time yard capacity and availability data, and performance metrics to support data-driven business decisions. Plus, accessorial charge prevention, carrier contract management, and reduced freight rates are just a few of the added benefits.  

Ready to level up your yard management system? Consider our Tasking YMS, which includes GPS tracking of yard and shuttle trucks, task automation, and move validation. Or, opt for our RTLS YMS, featuring RFID tags for real time tracking, accurate location information and automated move generation for enhanced efficiency.  

Accelerate gate velocity with driver pre-check-in options via mobile devices and, kiosks, reducing wait times and boosting facility productivity. Automated kiosks can help with labor shortages and make sure drivers know where to park their trailers.  

With the Kaleris Yard Management System, say hello to cost savings, informed decisions, and asset visibility. The future of optimized yard management is here. And it is refreshingly easy to use.  

Contact us today to learn more about our #1 Ranked* Yard Management System. 

About Kaleris

Kaleris is a leading provider of cloud-based supply chain execution and visibility technology solutions. Many of the world’s largest brands rely on Kaleris to provide mission-critical technology for yard management, transportation management, maintenance and repair operations, terminal operating systems, and ocean carrier and vessel solutions. By consolidating supply chain execution software assets across major nodes and modes, we address the dark spots and data gaps that cause friction and inefficiency in the global supply chain.

 

*ABI Research Competitive Rankings Assessment 2023