Technology has changed the logistics and supply chain industry monumentally over the last few decades. Tools that were once considered cutting edge are now standard for any organization that wants to succeed in the industry. We can thank technology for our software, efficient practices, and the ability to optimize our routes. Through data and technology, TOC Logistics is able to provide transparent and efficient logistics management to keep our clients in the loop every step of the way.
Data technology has allowed for the opportunity for receive real-time information about deliveries to ensure they arrive on time. Data has also has allowed for the creation of web portals, which keep clients up-to-date about the status of their deliveries and allow carriers to exchange information. This transparency among the delivery process has reduced the number of black holes, meaning that logistics organizations are able to know where a product is, who has it, and when it arrived.
Thanks to increased visibility and transparency among the delivery process, efficiency has also improved because of data. The increased levels of visibility allow for logistics organizations to have greater flexibility and respond faster to potential problems that can arise while a product is in transit. Data can aid in the prediction and communication of shipping volume to expect along with improving the planning process for delivery services.
Data also allows for logistics organizations to keep prices down due to optimized communication with shippers. In utilizing the improved communication process, logistics organizations can make shipping decisions based on the capacity of trucks, rail-loads, and ships. This allows for low cost shipping methods and shorter amounts of time the product spends being shipped, thus allowing for improved efficiency among shipments for clients.
TOC Logistics understands the importance of breaking down the walls that separate communication between the supply chain channels. In utilizing data for deliveries, we ensure that our clients are up-to-date on the latest happenings with their products every step of the way.