As a second blog post in a two part series, we are providing practical examples of how dock scheduling systems can improve existingprocesses due to its collaborative and automated features.
After reading an interesting article about the Lean Supply Chain that encourages businesses to consider purchasing collaborative and automation software when conducting Lean techniques, I immediately thought readers might appreciate some practical examples of this.
For many years yard management software (YMS) was something that was implemented by a select group of companies. Unless an operation was very large in size (and consequently very costly) it was very difficult to justify implementing a YMS. The basic reasons for this situation were quite straightforward:
Welcome to C3 Solutions' Top Must-Reads series - Volume 7.
This is the last of a 7 blogs series featuring C3's selection of of the top must-reads on various supply chain and logistics hot topics: Cloud Supply Chain Systems, The Internet of Things, Chain of Responsibility, Becoming a Shipper of Choice, Technology Reshaping the Modern Supply Chain, Yard Management & Dock Scheduling systems and best practices.
Our last Top Must-Reads (Volume 6) covered our most popular resources and blog posts on Chain of Responsibility in the Supply Chain.
For this Top Must-Reads Volume 7, we have gathered our most popular resources and blog posts related to technology and how it is reshaping the modern supply chain.
What do at least 70 percent of your workers likely bring with them every day when they report to work? Here's a hint: if they're millennials, it's more like 85 percent. 
You know it: The correct answer is their smartphone.