3PL

Streamlined Visibility, Communications & Collaboration

Kaleris supports 3PL management by allowing them to speed shipments through the yard management process, ensuring departure timeliness and that carriers are meeting their gate appointment schedules. Having real-time visibility to all inbound and outbound shipments and trailers in the yard is a critical enabler of effective yard management operations.

Streamlined Visibility

Advanced yard management enables streamlined communications with Carriers through a self-service portal, so they can schedule gate appointments, get real-time visibility into the status of their trailer locations and load status. When yard capacity is at a premium, Kaleris manages the supply of available trailers by SCAC to ensure an adequate supply and makes sure carriers don’t use your property for excess trailer parking.

Gate Processing

3PL yard management operations now can enforce best practices on gate processing. Enabling actions such as check and electronic records of the driver ID, seal integrity, and equipment inspection. Outbound equipment can be automatically assigned, depending on delivery route requirements.

Kaleris enables 3PLs to provide more value to their customers in the following areas:

  • Reinforcing Check-In & Check-Out Processing Support
  • Provide understanding of carrier performance based on actual arrival & departure data
  • Compliance with Foreign Trade Zone Regulations
  • Food Safety (FSMA) Requirements

Increase spotter productivity through:

  • Electronic Tasking
  • Expedited Asset & Inventory Locating
  • Manual Yard Checks and Reconciliation Times Eliminated

 

A powerful rules engine ensures optimal dock door, parking and spotter truck assignments of empty trailers based on proximity of the asset.

Additional Kaleris Value:

  • Trading Partners have direct access to the YMS to view their assets
  • Automated Yard Operations, independently of specific WMS and TMS being used.
  • Provide real-time metrics and insights for continuous improvement of operations
  • Execution metrics for improving planning systems

 

At a network level, Kaleris 3PL Management system links multiple locations to improve utilization of assets across the connected supply chain.

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