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Automate your slot booking

Book a slot: Cut waiting times and maximize productivity with smart appointment scheduling

  • Book a slot 24/7 via the web app and eliminate emails and spreadsheets.

  • Gain full visibility with real-time visual reports of day workload across all sites

  • Remove peaks and prevent congestion by improving your flow of goods

  • Save costs by automating your process

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Visibility – the core of slot booking success

Downtime on the dock can become incredibly expensive, very quickly.

At the heart of optimised slot bookings is the goal of a consistent, predictable workload. This must avoid downtime caused by both waiting for deliveries to arrive, and congestion from too many deliveries on site, at the same time.

This means that the right slot booking application must offer unrivalled operational visibility, with a real-time view of activities at all sites.

To enable consistency across the pool of warehouse users, the Transwide slot booking application is built around powerful, easy-to-use appointment scheduling.

This manages all flows across all your facilities through a self-service booking portal for carriers, customers or suppliers.

This single, online communication and scheduling platform eliminates the error caused by confusing spreadsheets. Our powerful slot booking application also reduces time-consuming phone calls and emails for appointments.

Smarter Planning

The portal also enables fast, simple management of documentation. Users and managers can upload any type of document directly into the appointment booking. This can include packing lists, transport documents, certificates, load pictures or any other necessary paperwork.

Once uploaded, users who have the right to view booking details can also view or download attachments. This ensures compliance throughout the docking processes.

This efficiency then extends into staff planning as slot booking is integrated with labor and workforce planning systems. Transwide slot booking application creates a schedule based on your labour capacity. This means loads can be aligned to maximize productivity and overtime costs are minimised.

For transport operations and warehouse managers, Transwide slot booking software delivers objective key performance indicators (KPIs) to improve on operations. The goal of scheduling 100% of inbound and outbound shipments is now a reality.

Transwide enables continuous learning

1. Source

Everything you need to drive your procurement life cycle

  • Carrier Sourcing Network
  • E-tender Plattform
  • Spot Bidding
  • Supplier Management

2. Plan & Execute

Plan and Execute with minimum effort and maximum visibility

  • Dynamic Carrier Assignment
  • Carrier Connectivity
  • Multi-mode Order Management
  • Real-time Tracking
  • Dock Scheduling
  • Document Management

3. Settle

Know and control your true freight costs

  • Contract Repository
  • Rate Management
  • Freight Cost Management
  • Accessorial Claim Management
  • Carrier Invoicing Portal
  • Automated Invoice Audit

4. Analyse

Get actionable insights to drive company wide improvements

  • Carrier Score Cards
  • Operational and Performance Reporting
  • Freight Spend Reporting

Actionable insights to drive improvements

Analytics

Data

Handling the unexpected

In transportation, delays and unexpected incidents are inevitable. These can range from earthquakes and bankruptcies to collisions in a yard. Shipments outside of your control can really disrupt your inbound and outbound planning

This threatens to add more costs, and also could damage your customer services.

Delays may be unavoidable but are most often due to a lack of planning. Using the Transwide slot booking application to optimise capacity, delays are the exception and not the rule.

When disruptions do occur, Transwide slot booking software offers unrivalled flexibility with SMS communication with drivers and other transportation professionals. 

Timely text messages let staff know they can load or unload. The speed and ease of communication and response improves both turnaround time and productivity. This minimises the impact of the unforeseen.

Cut down your costs

Automate transport orders

Focus on value-added tasks

Improve staff planning

Reduce demurrage costs

Freight costs savings

Optimised transport procurement

Freight costs savings

Optimised transport procurement

Easily scalable

Quick return on investment

Gain end-to end visibility

Improve customer service levels

Process optimization

Case Studies

Hartmann - logo of a Transwide customer


Industry: Healthcare

Customer: The Hartmann Group

The Hartmann Group is a leading supplier of healthcare and hygiene products. 

The Group has saved over €1 million in stock reduction and lower transport and logistics costs with Transwide TMS. 

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Miller Brands - the logo of a satisfied Transwide client


Industry: Brewing

Customer: Miller Brands UK

Miller Brands UK is one of the world’s leading beer producers.

However, Miller Brand UK’s rapid growth presented new challenges to their supply chain organization.

 

To find out more, contact us today.

 

Rexam - logo of a Transwide client and market leader in aluminium can manufacture: third image


Industry: Metals

Customer: Rexam

Rexam is the market leader in aluminium can manufacture. It has an unrelenting focus on improvement and efficiency. To ensure that this extends throughout the Rexam supply chain, Rexam chose Transwide TMS to continue delivering value that benefits Rexam’s customers, employees and shareholders.

Whatever your industry, Transwide transport management software can deliver. 

To find out more, contact us today.

Norske Skog Golbey - the logo of a Norwegian Transwide client


Industry: Paper

Customer: Norske Skog Golbey

Norske Skog Golbey paper mill (NSG), a subsidiary of the Norwegian Group Norske Skogindustrier, is Europe's leading producer of printing paper, shipping one million tons of raw materials and 600,000 tons of newsprint a year. 

Thanks to the implementation of Transwide and its integration in SAP, NSG was able to reduce the time required for the planning and execution of transport activities by 65%. The results also include a 99% satisfaction rate among our clients in terms of the punctuality of our deliveries.

To find out more, contact us today.

 

 

Big brands trust us

Why take our word for it? Let our customers convince you on how they benefit from the many features of Transwide TMS.

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Awarded by the industry

Transwide has received multiple awards from independent media and industry researchers.

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