Innovations in mobile technology have made life simpler, convenient & efficient. Today’s mobile technology is very advanced as it has influenced majority of industries. It has provided different and progressive dimensions to enterprises. Every industry is contemplating about this technology and trying to implement in their business. It has indeed enhanced the acumen of the business.
Freight logistics is one of the industries, which has implemented this technology in their business.
So what actually freight logistics ? It is a part of supply chain management. In short, it plans, implements, controls, forwards and reserves flows and storage of goods, services and related information between the point of origin and the point of delivery. Utilization of mobile technology in above said process has become efficient, cost saving and less time consuming.
Mobile technology has provided following solutions to this industry:
- Handling of warehouse inventory in effective & efficient way: In past years, employees used to track down the inventory of consignments manually. But with implementation of mobile technology, they are able to rapidly track and keep the counting of inventory coming in or going out. A custom app can scan the unique ID of the goods or equipments in order to enter the data and then data get synchronized with real data in no time. This has avoided the hassle of paper work during this process.
- Tracking during transportation: There used to be apprehension from the company about not aware of the movement of their goods. But with the integration of the GPS feature has abolished this apprehension. This feature can now also be implemented in apps to enable clients to track down their goods with minute details.
- Delivering at customer’s doorsteps: While delivering the item to the customer, one is able to scan the unique ID of items that enables the company to transfer the details like location, time taken, quantity, and confirmation to backend office in order to synchronize with real data base. It helps to keep track of your items instantly.
Mobile technology has changed the shape and working of this industry. Freight logistics industry can rely on this technology. Mobile app development have enabled this industry to achieve higher level of customer satisfaction.